Thursday, January 12, 2012

CropStop Challenge ~ Quotations


This week's challenge for CropStop is to use quotations in our creations!

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I used a Picasso quote by Inkadinkadoo and framed it with the fabulous Spellbinders Twisted Metal Tags and Accents die.  I cut the die out of some coated pearlescent cardstock for extra texture and shine. 

I wanted an *arty* background for my quote, so I used the polished stone technique with.  It is super-easy to do...use Ranger alcohol inks or Copics Various Ink Refills and a touch of Tim Holtz Adirondack Silver Mixatives.  Apply the inks to white glossy cardstock with the Ranger Alcohol Ink Applicator and felt.  Use Ranger's Alcohol Blending Solution to achieve your desired effect.

I embellished my quote with a rosette which you can create with a Gluber as your base.  I scalloped some blanket binding and created my fluffy flower.  A vintage button and some Martha Stewart Butterfly Punches finish my card perfectly.

5 comments:

MaxineD said...

Ohhhhh Michelle this is fabulous and so 'strong' in its colours and layout.
Love it!!
Blessings
Maxine

Rebekah said...

Love it! I have that sentiment sitting on my shelf in my corner! I also just got everything I need to do this technique, haven't tried it yet though! I did it a long time ago, but now I'm wanting to try it again!

chillin with Quillin said...

beautiful card, love the layout !!!!
Paula

Vicki said...

Simply elegant! Love the background you created. Awesome rosette too!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Love how you framed the sentiment, and your background paper is gorgeous! Beautiful card! ;o)