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30 May 2007

Daring Cardmakers-A Little Extra


Ooooooh those girls at Daring cardmakers are in sooooooo much trouble. The work I was supposed to do tonight went right out the window when I saw the 'Little Extra' dare. Just had to have a go at it as a couple of ideas popped into my head.
The first card is totally inspired by Godelieve http://www.stampingmathilda.blogspot.com/
who does the most awesome work stamping in white onto vellum. It's something I have never done because I don't actually like the feel of vellum....kind of a finger nails down a chalk board thing with me....lol!!! Anyway, I used the new Flourish set from TandaStamps and stamped and embossed the flourishes using Versamark and white embossing powder onto the black card. I then did the same onto a piece of vellum and cut out the flowers which were then attached with a spot of Glossy Accents and decorated with a tiny crystal.
Using a black Stazon pad I stamped the image once more onto vellum and cut out the flowers attaching them again with Glossy Accents and decorating with a crystal. The dots and writing are done by hand.
The second card..........well I don't know where that came from I really don't.....lol!!!
I have this huge pile of nasty pink card which looked lovely in the bright lights of the Paper Mill outlet..........didn't look so nice in the daylight though. So I thought I'd see if I could use a couple of pieces up and the rest they say is history......more like a mystery if you ask me.
It's all dye ink stamping using the spiders web from the new Tandastamps Set of Backgrounds. Grunged over with a black Stazon pad adding more to the edges to give a bit of definition.
The wording is done with my Dymo and set out onto a spare piece of card. I outlined it in black pen and then cut it out as a whole piece.
I feel so naughty because I spent all evening doing this..........but I didn't half enjoy it.


Apologies to anyone who has sent me an e mail. I can't access my mail box. It keeps telling me that I am not connected to the internet......which I most obviously am. I've tried everything I know to get into it and no joy so will have to wait for DD to have a look tomorrow.

Oh blimey it's half past two.........where on earth did the time go? Best go get some shuteye.
Night night
Sheila-x-

11 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards Sheila, those vellum flowers are so delicate. And I love the other one!

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  2. Both turned out great! Being a vellum fan I have a slight preference for the first one :)
    Thanks for linking ;)

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  3. ROFL!!!! I can't type!!!....
    oh dear... You've got me giggling with your Mono card!!!oh you have such a great sense of humour Sheila!
    Love them both, the Godelieve inspired card is Delightful!
    but the second gets my vote, as I reckon it's AWESOME...
    thanx for the laugh!

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  4. Lots of chuckles here about Mona moaning - and the vellum card so elegant!
    Ros

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  5. Love the black and white, but the Mona Lisa one rocks!!! (know what you mean about the pink in the Papermill Shop-I've fallen victim to that one too!)

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  6. Great cards Sheila - I have long been an admirer of Gedelieve's work and the second card is so funny, your sense of humour is in good form girl!

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  7. excellent cards....love the mona the humour is spot on!

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  8. Both cards are fab but I LOVE the mona lisa one...excellent stuff!!

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  9. You rock Sheila - I'm with the others - Mona's right up my attic!!

    Great work as ever...
    Hugs
    Rosie

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  10. ROLF - fab Sheila, love all your creations - but that Mona L card is just amazing .... lol

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