Sunday, 2 November 2008

Cupcake Craft Challenge 12

Hi. This week's Cupcake Craft Challenge Week 12 has been provided by Jilly and is an inspirational one based on the photo above. I haven't done anything like this before but I really enjoyed it! Thanks, Jilly!

So I decided to make an ATC inspired by all the lovely colours in the photo. I really hope you can see the lovely sheen of colours behind the acetate, I'm not sure the photo captures it well enough.

Here's how I made it: I stamped part of the Stampington stamp onto acetate using Staz-on and left aside. When it was dry I used a technique I saw in Craft Stamper to create this lovely effect on the other side of the acetate. I puddled Klear polish onto the acetate and swirled it around a bit, then I added Wild Plum alcohol ink and gold Pearl Ex and swirled around more. Then I laid onto the acetate some scrunched up tissue paper to absorb all the liquid but made sure all the tissue paper is wet. Then I left to dry for several hours. I then made an ATC blank using gorgeous pink mirror card and laid some yellow and blue scraps on top. Finally I cut down the acetate to size, stuck it on the blank using Spray Mount and added a flower gem.

Crafty stash used: Stamp (Stampington); Acetate; Tissue paper; Alcohol ink (Ranger); Pearl Ex; Klear polish; Assorted cardstock; Gem (Joanna Sheen)

7 comments:

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

What a gorgeous card Steph, very effective hun! hugs Linda x

Jo said...

This card is very diffrent . But i love it . Must of taken you ages .. Thanks for joining my blog . i AM new to all this so could take some time to get things on my blog and work out challenges to enter as not that computer liarate . but i am addicted to crafting
x jo x

Natalie said...

Lovely card. x

strawberry fields said...

This is stunning, Steph! I love the layering and the richness of the colours.
Love Fi xx

Evelina Wikberg said...

Gorgeous card, Steph, as usual. Gonna go and get busy with my entry....just had a look for some inspiration. Have a good week. Hugs from me!

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Wow this is gorgeous, I love the colours you have used and the image.

Hugs,

Jo x

LOUISE said...

Stunning ATC Steph, the colours are lovely and rich. Love it! Louise x