Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Sailing!

Good Morning and thanks for your visit.

I have all sorts of brass stencil that have built up over time.  They include basic brass stencils, cutting, pricking, lace - the list goes on.  So I thought it was time to start using some of them again.

My card today uses a small brass stencil that I embossed onto some white card with my Cuttlebug and tan mat.  Then I rubbed through  using Distress inks with the stencil still in place.

  I rubbed Distress ink round the edge then sprayed all over with a fine misting bottle with water mixed with some mica powder. Unfortunately the mica has made it difficult to photograph but it does give a lovely shimmer to the image.

I mounted the image onto black card and then silver mira card.  The blue embossed and the black card behind were odd pieces that were lying on my desk.  I cut the right hand side of the black card with fancy scissors to indicate waves on the sea and stuck on a few real shells with Glossy Accents.

I would like to enter this card into the challenge on the Try it on Tuesday blog which this time is using stencils.

12 comments:

  1. Very pretty card, Barb. Love how the Mica powder gives it that shimmer. Great idea to fussy cut the sea shells. Great design. ta ta for now, Kathy

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  2. This is very pretty Barb and looks sort of misty with the gold mica. This would look good with texture paste too I think. I have just bought some to use with the stencil I zentangled with the other day and I have some plastic stencils which I think it would work with too, so am looking forward to trying this out. Thank you so much for becoming a follower. x

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  3. it's lovely how it all shimmers Barb x

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  4. A beautiful scene, it has a lovely glow. A great design and super stencils. Thank you for joining us at TioT's this time.
    Yvonne

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  5. Beautiful card Barb-fabulous effect!
    Hugs,Nessa xxx

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  6. Fantastic Barb! Thank you for joining TIOT's!
    oxo
    Susi

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  7. What a good idea Barb . . .and a great result too.
    I have been using some of my brass stencils for Sarntangling inside!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  8. Hi Barb...What a brilliant card....great image and design....I must dig out my old brass stencils.....Joolsx

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  9. Beautiful! The EF is perfect for a water bubbles looking background and the scene you acheived with that brass stencil is wonderful.

    I read your info piece and I am humbled that you manage to make so many cards each week. I feel so lazy in return. I make 2 or three a week and wish I managed to make more. I do attend a couple of ladies groups that meet once a month and of course on those days I manage a few more.

    Hopefully you will be an inspiration to me to get crafting more!

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  10. A really pretty card, thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge hugs Bee

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  11. Wow! This is stunning - I love the shimmer! You have created a beautiful scene here. So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday again! Chrisx

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