Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Celebrating 33 years


Can't believe I just deleted my post--ugh!  See if I can do it over even though it's late & my eyes want to close.  Next week is our anniversary & I've been trying to decide what to do for Steve's card--really wanted something different this year.  I love the Hero Arts sketches for this month's challenge so decided to start with one of them.  I had yet to ink my Diamond Zig Zag Background & knew Steve would like that image.  I stamped with VersaMark & embossed with Stampendous! aged taupe embossing enamel--really neat effect.  I also heavily inked & embossed the edges going for an artistic & masculine look.  You can get an idea of the look from the close-up picture.  The sentiment from Valentine Flourishes is stamped in Encore! Ultimate Metallic Champagne & die cut with Spellbinder's Reverse Wonky Rectangles.  The edges are inked & embossed.  I cut mats from purple textured cardstock.  The heart from Speckled Ornaments is stamped with Encore! Ultimate Metallic Purple (hubby likes purple!), edged with the Champagne ink,  clear embossed, cut out & attached to the die cut. Before I mounted the pieces with foam tape, I used my old Kewl tool to swipe the Champagne ink on the card.  I really like how the card turned out & I think hubby will, too--after all, that's what matters.  Thanks for stopping by my little part of Blogland.  Hope your week is going well.
ha-august2012-sketches


7 comments:

  1. Looks sparkly. Is that the embossing enamel? I don't think I am familiar with that. It looks great! Happy anniversary!

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  2. Great Anniversary card for Steve, Greta! Love all the enamel embossing and love how you highlighted the edge too!

    Happy Anniversary in advance, Greta!

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  3. Pre-Happy Anniversay Greta! Steve is going to love this dazzling card!

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  4. Happy Anniversary, Greta! What a lovely, creative card!

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  5. Happy Anniversary for next week Greta. Love all the sparkle on this card. The embossing powder really shines.

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  6. wonderful anniversary card, greta!! hope you have a wonderful day!!

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  7. Happy Anniversary Greta!!! Cool card-love the embossing!! The heart from the speckled ornaments set is a perfect choice as it goes along with the artsy vibe!

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