Dan chose to make a bold monochromatic statement with this "dream" of a card! Products he used included Claudine Hellmuth paints in Classic Teal and A Smidge of Blue, Tim Holtz Winged Things 2 and Steampunk stamp sets and a Ranger Archival Jet Black ink pad.
Lynne chose the word "Live" and added to it.....Laugh and Love. She stamped the Flourish on a piece of distressed cardboard and embossed with UTEE. She diecut a Frame for her "words" from a piece of paper from Paper Stash. Her flowers were created using various mediums cut from various dies. She accented the bouquet with a Mini Birdcage cut from Grungeboard and a burlap bird.
"JOURNEY" is the word that Candy chose to showcase on her altered box this week. It is featuring 7 Gypsies Lille Papers. The top of the box is embellished with a Tim Holtz' Pocket Watch transformed into a compass; sitting on top of a Rosette. Filmstrip Ribbon winds its way from the compass to one of Tim's Famous Cars. Inside the box is a mini gatefold book made out of paper bags, Lille papers and 7 Gypsies embellishments!7 Gypsies' Lille Tags, chose one, and started building.
Become... Sarah created a Personal Inspiration Journal from envelopes and design papers full of pockets, tags and cards stamped with heartfelt sentiments. She used Wendy Vecchi's Art Parts dress form, leaves and stamps from A Form of Art and Celestial Art on the chipboard covers, all edged with Rusty Hinge. The whole journal is covered and lined with a myriad of papers including Glitz.
The city of lights is Nancy W's word that conjures up all sorts of fabulous images. Pink Paislee's Daily Junque map paper allowed Nancy to pinpoint Paris. Tim Holtz Reflections was stamped on a piece of mica before adhering to the card front. In addition, Stampers Anonymous Fleur de Lis stamp and Graphic 45's Paris stamp from the Curtain Call collection were also used. Nancy finished off the card with Spellbinders Banners Basic 2 spelling out one of her favorite cities.
Mini Baroque and Hope die to make the sentiment. Art Parts Flower and Stem colored with bright colors using Ranger Paint Dabbers in Pool, Lettuce and Red Pepper, and a Maya Road Vintage Button for the flower center make for a cheerful, hopeful piece!
PRECIOUS.....that's Terry's word....everything is so precious. Especially a child......so she made a card with this beautiful child on it. The borders were worked on with the Paper distresser. She used Distress inks such as, Vintage Photo, Bundled Sage and Weathered Wood to mask the background with the Art Parts from The Wendy Vecchi and the Basic Grey Curio Collection Pack. The EK success Fleur de Lis Punch was used for the borders and Crackle Accents to give it the extra look.
In honor of America's upcoming birthday, Linda chose Patriotism as her word and created an Americana art piece. She altered a frame from the Dollar Store using Tim Holtz Lost & Found Paper Stash, Kraft Glassine paper and Journaling Tickets. Vintage Photo Distress Ink was also used liberally over the entire piece.Wendy Vecchi Stamps, Ranger Distress Inks and a Gold Dabber.
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