Monday, August 12, 2013

MFPS a HC - Special Feature

Happy Monday!  Today is a fun Monday because it's blog hop week at Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC and I get to share August's special feature and mini set today!

 "Lucky You"

I stamped the cat on the oval, then I stamped just the coin and embossed with gold EP.  I stamped the paw once more, cut it out and glued it on top of coin.



I used the Mix-ability challenge at SCS to blow media around the page.  I started with blowing water color and Lemon Drop reinker.  When it was dry I placed drywall tape down and sponged Fired Brick Distress ink.  At this point I found that I liked the look better vertically than horizontally.  I stamped the time piece image randomly,  added a bit of gesso in the middle and vintage photo on the edges and  with that I unfortunately obscured my opening process of blown watercolor and ink!! 


The film strip is from "Now Showing".  I stamped on vellum then brushed color on the strip with lemon drop dye ink reinker and red water color.

Thanks for looking and I hope to see you all this week as I share new releases with a chance to win a stamp set!

Cat:
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC - Lucky You.
Paper: Origami paper, misc. white and black CS
Acces: Spellbinders Classic Ovals and Classic Scalloped Ovals, Ribbon, spiral clip

Time:
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC - Take Time, Now Showing.
Paper: Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC - Aged Cranberry, Strathmore 100lb, misc. yellow.
Acces: TH mini gears, MS Butterfly Punch, Spiral clip, ribbon.

8 comments:

  1. A very lovely pair of cards. Your second one is gorgeous - would have loved to have seen the creative process!

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  2. I like how you paired the film strip with the watches. Beautiful colors.

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  3. eeeps! I love what you did with the film strip. that card is FABuLOUS for sure.

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  4. Hi, Angie. How clever to do the coin in gold!! I love the bright red with the white and black. Nice bow too! You really had fun doing the MM card, hey and it turned out so nicely - love the filmstrip!
    Hugz

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  5. Wow Angie! What fabulous cards! I love the cat on the first! Being sushi lovers, we always get to hold the cat on our birthday at our favorite Japanese restaurant :) The background is stunning on your second! What a fun technique and mix of colors!

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  6. Yum, gears and watches and filmstrips! Oh my! Love how you popped up the lucky kitty's paw and coin! Nice work!

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  7. Woo hoo can't wait for the hop these are wonderful samples... I'll be back hoping along with you.

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You make my day with your sweet comments!!!! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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