Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Winner!! Cute Card Thursday-Birthstones Challenge! Hologram Grapes MMSC109

Hello!
Today I made a card using SU! Hologram Highlights for the glitter on the grapes. The image by Priscillastyles http://priscillastyles-store.blogspot.com/ was printed and heat set using a embossing heat gun then the background was sponged with SU! Basic Gray. The image was colored using Prismacolor watercolor pencils & the grapes were covered with SU! Crystal Effects. SU! Hologram Highlights were added by dipping a stiff bristle brush into the HH and running my finger across the bristles to create a "snowing" of the glitter over the grapes. Once the Crystal Effects & HH were completely dry I finished the leaves with more CE. The image was then cut using a Coluzzle & the card was assembled using paper from Reflections and DCWV. A Zig Silver pen and SU! Spray tool were used to mist the background paper with silver. The three background "ribbons" were cut from the paper with black organdy ribbon & Martha Stewart ribbon as the finishing touches. I hope this card will inspire you to join us in the different challenges this week.
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This card has been entered in the following challenges:
The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge-"Something Around the House" http://thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/
Cute Card Thursday-"Birthstones" http://www.cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/ for my mother's birthstone-Amethyst-the color of the grapes.
Delightful Challenge-"Anything Goes" http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.com/
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #109 (MMSC109)
http://priscillastyles.blogspot.com/

4 comments:

  1. Love the glitter on the grapes and coloring of the grapes. I especially love the ribbon. LindaS/"priscillastyles"DT

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  2. Very pretty!
    Valarie Florer
    priscillastyles DT

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  3. Lovely project! Thank you for joining us at Delightful Challenges this week.
    Good luck in the draw
    Zahreen
    xxx

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  4. your card is beautiful valerie, your grapes are looking wonderful.
    like the glitter on the grapes.

    greetings karin

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