Friday, September 27, 2013

Simple Biplane

Welcome again.

I needed a masculine card, and the is is the result.


The mid-blue background was supposed to be a pearlised card, but it had little evidence of that, so I sprayed it with silver glimmer mist before I started the rest.  


I stamped and silver embossed the aeroplane, and decided that I would just add some blue 'sky' and not colour the plane at all.  I sponged the blue on with the image still in the die.  The image panel was then mounted over a dark blue oval.


To embellish the card I added some silver brads to two corners, and to the mid-section of the propeller.  In the above photo you can see the glimmer that I added.


 The sentiment was embossed, and just as I finished I put my thumb on it while it was still hot - and thought I had wrecked it - I rapidly added more powder and heated it again and voila - all was rescued!!

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17 comments:

  1. this is just awesome Maxine. A very cool card.

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  2. This is great, lovely detail. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

    Hugs
    Cathy DT
    xxxxx

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  3. Really like this. Great masculine card!

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  4. Splendid Masculine card, Maxine! Love this! So crisp and clean and the embossing is perfect! I had a fiasco with black this week, lol, but yours is gorgeous! x0x0

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  5. What a fabulous card . thank you for joining in at seemacrafts

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  6. This is a great masculine card! Super image and so sharp looking, really nice! So happy to have you play along with us at A.R.T. for our Anything Goes Challenge! Joanne

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  7. This is a great masculine card! I really like how you embossed the airplane in silver, it really pops off the page. Thanks for playing along at the Crafter's Cafe Challenge & good luck!
    'Shell
    http://shellscardhaven.blogspot.ca

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  8. What a wonderful masculine card, Maxine. Love how you sponged the sky all around the plane. Blessings.

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  9. What a great CAS male card. The image is great and I love how you have embossed and sponge coloured it. The shimmer really shows up and finishes the card off perfectly.

    Thank you for joining in our September Challenge - Monocromatic, over on the SeemaCrafts Challenge Blog.

    I hope you will pop by in future months for more of our challenges. There are always crafting prizes up for grabs from our wonderful sponsors.

    <3 and hugs
    Lisa xxxxx DT Member

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  10. Thanks for playing with us this week at The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  11. A gorgeous cas card. I love the image and colours.

    Thanks for joining this months challenge at A Little Bit Crafty.
    Lorraine x

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  12. Loving your image- embossed in silver- perfect colors too! I also love the silver brads- esp the one on the front of the plane : )

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  13. Thanks for joining us at Seemacrafts Monochromatic Challenge, just love the plane card. I hope to see more of your fabulous cards in the future. Hugs Larelle-Susanne

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  14. What a great card, Thank you joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

    Stella xx
    TCT DT

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  15. lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
    hugs Anke

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  16. Thank you so much for entering the 4 Krafty Girlz challenge with your creation and good luck. Tina-Maree DT xx feel free to enter the following challenges :)

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  17. Lovely card ... Thanks so much for joining us over at 4 Krafty Girlz!
    Hugs Donna DT xx

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