Friday, August 15, 2014

Thanks

This is my second post today, scroll down for my Day 9 homework. Thanks for an amazing two weeks of class, Online Card Classes.  This was so enjoyable and I learned fun things.  My day 10 and  last card is my take on a card presented by Laurie Wilson. She had some background tone on tone stamping and then stamping on white mounted onto fun foam. She did this with letter die cuts.  I have no fun foam, and I really did not want to cut stacks and stacks of individual letters to gain the height. So I went another route with this idea as my jumping off point.

I had a heck of a time with the tone on tone stamping and after ruining 3 card bases, I decided on another route.  I just stamped the Paper Smooches Botanicals 2 stamp on white card, die cut several of the Simon Says Stamp Diamond Parade in white, and one out of the stamped white card.




I stacked the die cuts pairing the stamped insides with the white outline.  I like the contrast the white outline provides.  I added a Thanks die (also from SSS) stacked and offset just a bit on top of the diamonds.  The ink is from Hero Arts - Cup O Joe as is the note card.

Thanks for stopping by.

8 comments:

  1. This is great cat I love the design! Looks like your having great fun with class ;)
    Hugs
    Vic x

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  2. Such an eye-catching design, Cat! Love the contrast and the diamond die cut, too! You have made some seriously nice-looking cards through this class.

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  3. NICELY done! I haven't done homework since day 4 or so. I'm so bad. I've made a lot of pretty trash, though.

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  4. Oh how I love this card, Cat! Fabulous design!

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  5. This is gorgeous! Wonderful choices with the dies, inks, etc!

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  6. Very clever way to resolve the tone on tone stamping issue, Cat! Your stamping on the diamonds is so pretty and your card is gorgeous!

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  7. Cat, I love this card! The focal image is SO striking!
    Beautiful stamping, die-cutting, and design!

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