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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Hello (I want to be an MFT Superstar)


Yes!  It's true.  I do want to be an MFT Design Superstar!
Here is my second entry and I have all fingers and toes crossed!


I took a few photos as I crafted this morning to show how I created my card...

 I first die cut my circle from kraft CS and then took pencil to my kraft circle and eyeballed the lines and angles from the current MFT sketch challenge.



Lines drawn, I stamped all of the delicate images that fit from the MFT Desert Bouquet in white pigment ink and let that dry completely.
I had decided to use just three colours to over-stamp the white images and started to stamp on the colours like so...


This was what it looked like at an early stage.















Next is a shot at all three colours.
To create the gold embossed lines, I erased one or two lines at a time and then took a VersaMarker and ruler and drew the line and then gold embossed.  It was a little time consuming, but I rather like the result.  I could say I am pleased...otherwise I would not be entering into a Superstar challenge!

It is a lofty dream, but ya gotta dream, right?

My card was finished after layering and adhering a gold foil square (4 1/2" sq) and green (4 1/4" sq) card fronts and placing my stamped circle in the center and adhering the gold die cut CS frame over top.  I saw this little Hello stamp from the  Say What? set and gold embossed that on the Die Namics speech bubble that matches the set.  I thought it appropriate for a little wood bird to be peeping her greeting.  
She wants to be a Superstar too!

Thanks for peeking in!  
If you have entered this challenge...Good Luck!

Chriss

11 comments:

  1. OH LOVELY!!! Stained glass window:))

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  2. This is really lovely, Chriss!! Good luck with the contest!

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  3. LOve this card... you clever, clever girl! And patience is just another of your many virtues, Chriss - white pigment ink can take forever to dry! You also did a fantastic job mimicking the abstract lines of the graphic ... Star worthy, for sure. And thank you for sharing the technique - you knew I'd ask, right?
    =] M

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  4. LOVE your card...so stinkin' clever and fun.

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  5. What a beautiful card, Chriss ... superstar material! I'm so pleased you did a tutorial ... not only does it show how amazingly creative you are ... it showed me a technique I've never tried! Added to my list ... merci beaucoup! Hugs, Anita :)

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  6. I love your take on the sketch!!!! Beautiful card!!!

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  7. Fantastic stamping technique on this card! Loving the color over pigment!

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  8. Wow this is so fantastic Chris's! Love this technique!

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  9. Dreams do come true! I love the stamping you did inside the circle!

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  10. Wonderful card, Chriss! Best of luck to you!

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  11. Wow!! What an amazing creation ... Sooo clever! Fingers crossed for you Chriss!

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