Sunday, June 2, 2013

The Window to Your Soul

Before I start my post today I want to take a moment to say that my heart really goes out to those in Oklahoma and surrounding areas that have been hit so hard this season with tornados. I am continuing to pray for all of you in the paths of the storms.



I worked on another 4x6 card for my 7 Gypsies tray and also wanted to play in a couple challenges...
Stampotique Designers Challenge - This week they are challenging us to use something Transparent, I love this theme! I really had to think outside the box here
Frilly and Funky - Well, I think I read this challenge wrong, I thought it was just "Window" but when I re-read it, I think I'm supposed to add a destination... uh-oh I hope my project counts but if not, I'm sharing it anyway heehee!!

For starters here, I used another one of my gelli plate backgrounds. I made this a few weeks ago and have been itching to use it.

It's a transfer onto black lined paper and I just love how it came out, I cut it down to 4x6 size


I also decided that I wanted to use Ranger's 2x2 Memory Frames
These work great with the memory glass but I'm out so i just cut a piece of thick plastic into the right size
I used Tim Holtz Remnant Rubs (love these) and put several words onto the plastic square

I am using my Stampotique Prom Queen girl, By Daniel Torrent and Jill Penney for this project so I used my wood mount to place the words exactly where I wanted them onto the plastic.

I wanted the words to stand out a bit so I painted behind them with a fine line paintbrush and white paint

I stamped my Prom Queen onto white paper and colored her with Copic Markers

I wanted her to stand out a bit more onto the background so I went around her with white gelli pen and used Faber Castell Oil Pastel in black to create a "hue"


I then glued her onto my background. The black hue helps her to stand out

I then wrote my words onto white card stock and edged each one with fired brick distress ink

I cut out some butterflies with red card stock and a Sizzix Embosslit

Once everything was done, I put it all together and added some ribbon.




I really like the way this turned out. I like the idea of seeing through the window into the soul. Thanks for stopping by..
Until next time.... cheers! 

10 comments:

  1. Hi Claudine, what a stunning card! I just love that pictureframe and the way you added the words on! Stunning! Hugs Frea

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  2. Thank you so much for the clear instructions. The tips to paint behind the words and to create the hue are awesome.

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  3. Thanks for such clear instructions. The tip to paint behind the words and to create the hue are awesome!

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  4. Awesome! I love what you did with the challenge! Very cool tag. Thanks for joining us at the SDC. XOXO

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  5. Absolutely LOVE this! What a fun way to use something clear. Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge!

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  6. Have been away for a couple of weeks, so just now catching up on what's happening at Stampotique. I saw that you were picked as a DT favorite, and I am not at all surprised! This is just pure genius--not to mention a lot of work, Claudine! But, well worth it in the end! Thanks for the great play-by-play on your creative process on this one!

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  7. Claudine this is wonderful, I love how you've edged Prom Queen and added the white paint to the acetate - so many little touches that make this amazing! xx

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  8. Brilliant tutorial on how you created your stunning tag. Thank you for joining in with us over at Stampotique Polly x

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  9. This makes me smile! Thanks for the step-by-step. I was wondering how you got those remnant rubs with a white background!! Thanks for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie!

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