Sunday, February 12, 2012

You Rock! - CAS-ual Fridays Challenge

Hi!  I've got a card for the current challenge over at CAS-ual Fridays.  The challenge this week is to use paper piecing.
I love the detail work of doing paper piecing, so this challenge pulled me in right away.  This is what I came up with.


I had fun with this card.  Even though I kept messing up the crystal effects on the TV screen.  This one is my second attempt...but it's still not as smooth as I had hoped.  I applied the crystal effects to a piece of striped patterned paper.  I stamped the TV on another patterned paper, cut it out (and cut out the inside of the screen with a craft knife).  I placed this onto the first piece before the glaze dried, so that it would adhere...and so that the shiny glaze would be pushed up a little from the edges of the frame.  Hopefully, this gives the illusion of a slightly rounded or domed screen, like one of those old televisions.
This card will be going into my Etsy shop.

Thanks so much for stopping in to take a look!





What's in it?
card stock: whisper white, not quite navy (Stampin' Up!)
ink: staz-on (Tsukineko), basic black (SU)
stamps: boob tube, sentiment sampler (Paper Smooches)
patterned papers: lost & found 6" x 6" pad (My Mind's Eye)
other: glossy accents (Ranger)

5 comments:

  1. Fantastic! I love it :) Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. fabulous dimension on the screen Susie, brilliant card :0)
    Jenny x

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  3. FABULOUS paper-piecing with the glossy effect! Love it! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. Aaackkkk!!! So stinkin' cute!! Love, love, love everything about this! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!!

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