Monday, March 29, 2010

Crafty Secrets Design Team Spring Fling Challenge

Good morning! I hope you all had a Wonderful weekend!! Today is Crafty Secrets Challenge Day. Our Design Team Coordinator, Vicki Chrisman gave us a challenge this month to create a card or project with a Spring or Easter theme. I created an Easter Card for the challenge and I can't wait to see what the other ladies on the Crafty Secrets Design Team have created! I will have a link list at the bottom of this post so you can visit each of the blogs.Here is the card I created. I absolutely love the Angel image!! It is so Beautiful and perfect for Easter. I started with the base of the card, the designer paper is from the Crafty Secrets Classic Paper Pad and I stamped flourishes on it using gold ink and gold embossing powder. The flourish stamp is from the Crafty Secrets Cherubs stamp set. The flowers that I added are actually stickers from the Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Stickers Greetings & Sentiments sticker sheet. I used a Sakura Gelly Roll Clear Star glitter pen to add some sparkle to the floral images. I wanted to add some dimension to the sticker but before doing so I needed to remove the stickiness from the backside. I used a paintbrush to dust over the stickers with baby powder. Doing this will take away to stickiness and then I added foam mounting tape to the backside. The image of the angel is from the Crafty Secrets Seasonal Images & Journal Notes booklet and I added some sparkle to the angel using the Sakura Gelly Roll Clear Star glitter pen. To diecut the angel image and the background mat I used the Wizard™ and Labels Four S4-190 die templates from Spellbinders™.I made this diecut cross for an embellishment on the card. To create the cross I used the Wizard™ and the Cross Collection S4-265 die templates from Spellbinders™. I also used Sakura Gelly Roll Clear Star glitter pen & Metallic Gold pen to accent and add sparkle to the cross. For a finishing touch I added a few rhinestones from My Mind's Eye and lavender ribbon. Supplies~
Stamps~Crafty Secrets-Cherubs (flourish)
Paper~Crafty Secrets-Classic Paper Pad; The Paper Company-White, Blue
Ink~ClearSnap-ColorBox Gold Pigment Ink
Other~Crafty Secrets-Seasonal Images & Journal Notes (Angel), Heartwarming Vintage Stickers Greetings & Sentiments; Spellbinders™-Wizard™, Labels Four S4-190, Cross Collection S4-265; My Mind's Eye-Lush Brown Rhinestones; Sakura-Gelly Roll Clear Star & Metallic Gold; Joann's-Lavender Sheer Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder; 3M-Mounting Tape; Heating Tool

Please be sure to visit each of the Crafty Secrets Design Team Members and see what they created! Here is a link list to each of the blogs.


Thank you so much for stopping by today and I hope you have a Marvelous Monday!!

Hugs & Smiles,
Heidi

18 comments:

  1. Heidi this is just stunning I thought at first it was a canvas. What an incredible card.

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  2. Beautiful Heidi, love all the detail!

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  3. What a breathtaking card!! Beautiful!!

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  4. Hey friend. So gorgeous. The techniques are a.ma.zing!!! I'm speachless...

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  5. Stunning card Heidi!! Love everything about it! Great tips also! Bravo!

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  6. Wow-ee, this is lovely!
    That bit of sparkle really adds to that ethereal feeling.

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  7. Oh Heidi your card is so pretty. I just love that Angel. Gotta get myself that new Seasonal Booklet with the new additions. Thanks for giving us so much inspiration with your project.

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  8. Love this Heidi :)
    Linda Duke

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  9. Wow !! another work of art :)
    Great detail it just flows!!

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  10. Awesomely beautiful card!

    Smiles~
    Marilyn

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  11. While the card is amazing, your tutorial of how to create like cards is fabulous! Thanks for sharing your artwork with the rest of us!

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  12. Totally awesome! Great images and embellishments make it totally AWESOME!

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  13. Breathtakingly Beautiful! Wonderful job! Hugs!!

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous, Heidi!! I love that angel!

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  15. Just STUNNING!! Thanks for all the little helpful hints!!

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