Sunday, April 17, 2016

Gina and the Great Divide!

Aloha!

It's a wonderful day in the neighborhood ♫ cause I was able to make a card and play along in StampTV Great Divide Release Party Challenge!  I hope you were able to play, too!

She asked us to cut the layers into a piece or several pieces, any way we wish. I chose a simple angle, two layers. I cut a sliver of gold mirror card as a dividing accent (the great divide part) as well as some Japanese gold cording.

The flower is heat embossed with clear embossing powder, then sponged with distress inks. I masked the flower and splattered plain water over the red background. It was cut, mounted on black with about 1/8th inch all around both pieces.

Using the homemade 2nd most incredible stamping tool invented LOL, I stamped the vertical sentiment and then scattered some gold rhinestones using MMM to secure them to the card.

I messed up the first card and lost the second try. Third time? OK! I hope you have a wonderful week ahead ♥

Stamp Set: "Bold Blooms" (Rebecca Oehlers) and "Vertical Greetings2" (Theresa Momber) both by GKD
Inks: VersaMark, VersaFine black, Delicata gold
Distress Inks in Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick and Fired Brick
Cardstock by GKD white, AC cardstock black, SU mirror gold cardstock
"Mizuhiki" gold cording from Japan; Art Beads gold rhinestones; Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
Scor Tape and Multi Matte Medium (MMM)




Thank you for looking!
With lots of aloha ♥



8 comments:

  1. This card is beautiful. Thanks for sharing it.

    Kathleen

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  2. This is gorgeous. I love your design and the red and gold. Since I can not get into Stamp TV I had no idea what the challenge was so I am glad you showed your entry. I wish you good luck. Hopefully, I will get into ginas site again soon.

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  3. I have the same story as Verna. We could not get into STV, so I too am so glad that I can see your beautiful entry. Love the soft colors with the gold.

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  4. GREAT day in your neighborhood! LOVE that big bold beautiful blossom (say that 10 times fast--actually have Bruce try lol) I should get those vertical greetings I have always adored them, I think they add so much to a card written in that manner! Gorgeous entry, Rosy! xo~

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  5. I love this, Rosy!! The touch of gold is the perfect accent to the large flower. The splattered background adds lovely texture, too!! Awesome!

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  6. Congrats on your win over at STV!! You totally deserve the win, this card is gorgeous!! I am such a fan of that beautiful flower and use it often. And I love the gold on here, especially with the red. Stunning my dear, simply stunning!!!

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  7. Pretty one Rosy. The gold was a great idea. ) Hugs

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Your kind comments really encourage me! Mahalo nui loa!