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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Stretching My Style




I'm not much of a Techniquey Stamper, I'm really quite simple in my style I think. I love to colour and add layers, but I get totally inspired by some of the eclectic style of the Stampotique Design Team. I appreciate the altered art and collage creations and wanted to stretch myself a bit with this piece.



The creation of this card started with making the tag. I embossed Timeless with Copper Embossing Powder on a Shipping Tag. I then took several colours of Tim Holtz Distress ink and sponged over the tag. Then I used some Tim Holtz Ideology Designer Paper as a background, sponging the edges with some Creamy Caramel Ink. The card look pretty bare, so I decided to stamp 3 Girls. All stamps are from Stampotique Originals

Embellishments include Lace (which I distressed a bit with the Caramel Ink) Antique Brads and Skeleton Leaves from SU

I like the way it turned out..............hope you enjoy it as well


8 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Vicki! Way to step outside of your box!!

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  2. You did a fantastic job on your card Vicki,.,Love it :)

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  3. I need to be darling like Vicki and step out of my comfort level....I love this collage look! Awesome card!!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  4. Great stretching!

    LOVE the colour combinations you used, the amber almost glows against the other muted shades. I hope you enjoyed stepping out :0)

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  5. It's very pretty and yes, very different than your normal style, but I like it.!
    Luv ya
    Jax

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  6. Beautiful, Vicki!
    You've definitely learned well from your inspiration! Love the copper ep ... perfect for those watches!

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  7. You did a great job Vicki! I love your card.

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  8. Gorgeous! Well done for stepping out of your comfort zone :-) Love the layering and the colours.

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*****Vicki*****