Tuesday, November 6, 2012

RIC#23

Sharing two cards with you today - here's my first card, which is for this week's Runway Inspired Challenge...


I'm so in love with the shoes - but who could see them, with that oversized purse...watch out when you put your purse down, it may roll away...hehehe.
Stamps:  Paper Smooches (Swanky Snowdudes, My Peeps)

The next card is for Day 7 of Holiday Card Workshop.  I tried to use Jennifer McGuire's technique of Inner Masking, but I just couldn't get it clean enough...tried several times, then gave up.  I truly think in order to get a clean embossed image, I'll need Eclipse Masking Sheets, post-its just ain't doing it.  So, I decided to follow Kristina Werner's lead, and play with my Distress Inks, and work with a "reverse" stamp...
Stamps:  Papertrey Ink (Holiday Lights, Snowflake Serenade)
I stamped the image with Tuxedo Black, then used Ranger Peeled Paint and Broken China Distress Inks.  I then stamped snowflakes over it in white, and heat embossed it with a kaleidoscope embossing powder, which gave it a glittery shimmer.

Live well,
Trina

4 comments:

  1. the first one...cute no doubt, nothing is cuter than a penguin, but the second one is special to me because it is so striking. and NOTHING does it for me more than glitter ;)

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  2. Trina, both cards are lovely! The first is so cute! The second so elegant. Beautiful work!

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  3. Beautiful cards. Gotta love the penguin! And of course the Merry Christmas with the shimmer is so festive. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I love how you incorporated the design elements from the photo into your card. Thanks for joining us on the Runway!

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