Monday, October 20, 2014

An Emerson Quote

INSPIRATION PHOTO
Time for my 3rd post as a guest designer for City Crafter Challenge Blog.  This week we are to make a project including stars, moon, sun, rain, cloud or snow--lots of options!  I bought this Wordsworth stamp many years ago & used it for a card published in Stampers Sampler the July after the 9/11 terror attacks.  Not sure I've used it since then & thought it'd be perfect for the challenge.  I began by making the watercolor background with my new wc paints using a purple & 2 blues on 140 pound wc paper.  The beautiful quote was heat embossed & then I spritzed the panel with Shimmer Spritz giving a wonderful shimmer.  I used a Spellbinders square die to make the black frame which is mounted with foam tape.  
The little wooden star was painted with Lumiere Super Sparkle to tie in with the shimmery panel.  Hope you'll check out the talented DT:  Ros, Char, Stella & Kirsty.  Thank you so much for your visit.

21 comments:

Becca Cruger said...

What a perfect quote for that challenge. I'm going to have t go check it out!

Irene said...

Hello Greta

A beautiful and stunning card. I absolutely love your background it's amazing, with such a perfect quote.

luv
irene
xxxx

Dawn Turley said...

Beautiful Greta. A great inspirational piece.

Ros Crawford said...

Super card for the challenge ... I love your painted background! So glad you are guesting with us!

Ka's Creations said...

Beautiful background! Love the quote!

Joyce said...

Fabulous quote, and your background is just gorgeous.

Cat Craig said...

Beautiful background for your quote.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Wonderful card Greta, I love the shimmering background, the colors are awesome, my favorite shades, and lovely quote too, thanks for being our guest again this week at CCCB!

Lisa said...

Greta this is marvelously simple and a delight, LOVE IT!!

cm said...

Oh my...you should have sent out a warning that this gem was next on my gallery walk, because *ouch*...another episode of jaw-dropped awe! Your transformed this sentiment into a card that is absolutely stunning with its simplicity! An ingenious interpretation of the challenge...Amazing!!
Hugs~c

Barb Ghig said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Greta! Your background is so dreamy and the sentiment is beautiful!

Rosemary said...

beautifully done, greta... the background you created is just stunning and so perfect for the quote!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

Lovely! Great bg!

alexandra s.m. said...

Love your card Greta!
What a magical background!

Hettie said...

Great card and that stamp deserves to be used more.
Hugs
xx

Marybeth said...

Congratulations on your GDT spot. Your card is beautiful, and I love your background

Deepti said...

I like the sky u created :) fabulous!

Cornelia W said...

Congrats on being GDT! Wonderful card - you captured the inspiration picture perfectly!

Jessi Fogan said...

Beautifully perfect, Greta!

Maria said...

Absolutely beautiful, Greta!!!

Bonnie said...

A beautiful way to show off this wonderful quote!