Tuesday, July 1, 2014

AEI♥U's gold challenge

Challenge 10

The current challenge at the Avery Elle challenge blog is to incorporate some gold.  

AEI♥U gold challenge

While I had that Tim Holtz Doily stencil still out on my desk from yesterday's post, I decided to use it as it was meant to be used, and stencilled through it using Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade distress inks.  Then I framed that panel in gold and added that to my cream card base.  The pattern really comes through using these darker inks, and has quite a different feel from yesterday's card!  Next I gold embossed my sentiment from Oh Happy Day and sponged over it with Picked Raspberry, trimmed it, and framed that in gold.  And to finish I punched some Martha Stewart butterflies out of the same gold foil cardstock that I used for my framing.  I'm sorry my photo doesn't pick up the lovely glimmer that the gold touches give.

Thanks for visiting, as always, and I'll see you tomorrow for a FUN Simon Says Stamp challenge!

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, Lin! Love those beautiful pink shades with the gold!

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  2. Another stunner Lin. Lovely amounts of gold on this one and the red stenciling is amazing with the gold.

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  3. That background is just GORGEOUS! Love that stencil! And the gold embossing is so pretty!

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  4. Gorgeous card, Lin! Love the gold.

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  5. Beautiful card, Lin! I love the stenciling and the touches of gold! Thank you so much for joining us at Avery Elle's gold challenge!

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  6. stunning card! Love all the scattered butterflies! Thank you for joining the AE Challenge!

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