Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Oops, Trying again

Welcome again - why the title - I entered too many challenges in the Less is More Challenge yesterday, so I am trying again....

This time my bird is a whimsical one from Layers of Color named Royal Birds


The image was stamped and then painted.


I then masked it with an oval and sponged around it with gold ink.



The sentiment was then stamped in the gold and embossed - this shot shows just how shimmery the ink gold is.


The final detail was to sponge the card edges.

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Thanks for calling by - May your day be blessed.

11 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for submitting another card Maxine... what an interesting stamp and great embossing too!
    Thanks once more.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. I like the way you have framed your bird image with the oval sponging. It looks very effective.

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  3. Maxine this card is really gorgeous. Love the bird image and your colouring brings it to life! Love this!!

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  4. Gorgeous Maxine - I love the way you have coloured the Royal Bird - beautiful! The embossing is stunning too! Thanks for sharing! {{{hugs}}}

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  5. Thanks for taking the trouble to enter agina
    What a gorgeous image, one I;ve never seen before
    Super card
    Many thanks
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  6. Such a pretty card! I love the embossing!

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  7. wow, this is stunning. Love the design of this.

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  8. Pretty, Maxine! I love how you colored the stamp!

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  9. What a beautiful,image, coloured so prettily, and the shine on the embossed ink is lovely.

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  10. Wow, what a gorgeous image Maxine. Beautiful colouring and embossing too.
    Sylvia x

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