Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Green diamonds


This is another card using a background made with a gelli plate print. I created a base with a pale green acrylic paint, using scrunched paper to take away some of the paint and then used the That Special Touch 'argyle' mask with a darker acrylic to create the pattern.

The images are stamps that came as part of the set with a Get Stamping magazine, inked with versamark and heat embossed with a metallic green embossing powder. The silver bling diamonds down the side were from Poundland (not sure whether I like these or not - I think the card might have been better without them).


This is for:

Sunday stamper 270: green onions - use green
Order of the opus gluei 163: the start of something BIG - I started using a 6 x 6 gelli plate recently and I love it - so much so that I've gone BIGGER - bought the 8 x 10 plate, but not used it yet - hope my interpretation of the challenge isn't too off beam!
One crazy stamper August: birthdays
Kort o mania 90: birthday
Perfect sentiments 86: your favourite technique - making gelli plate prints is fast becoming a favourite, as well as stamping and embossing that has been a favourite for ages
Nightshift stamping: back to nature
Joanna Sheen: embossing
Dream valley 63: monochrome
That craft place: monochrome
Creative creations 16: monochromatic

12 comments:

  1. Maybe less bling - a single line of the gems? There are plenty of people who will like the bling, so don't worry!

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  2. You've been busy again - my house would be buried under an avalanche of "stuff" if I tried to keep up the same rate given how much of a mess I create at my current pace! This gelli background is fun - hope you enjoy the bigger area of the new one!

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  3. beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'Anything Goes' challenge! Good Luck, remember you can enter upto three times and we have a DT call :) Hope to see you again soon xxx

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  4. I like the diamond bling along the side, Hazel. It goes so well with the diamonds on the paper! And I love the green. You never disappoint - thanks so much for being such a loyal member of the Opus Gluei clan!

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  5. Great background using a gelli plate print. Thanks for sharing this technique with us at The Perfect Sentiment this week.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

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  6. Beautiful card=)
    Thank you for joining us at Kort'O Mania.
    Good luck.
    Hug Elisabeth

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  7. Nice card with a nice colour! Thank you for joining us at kort o mania!

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  8. beautiful card love the colour

    thanks for joining us at That Craft Place.

    STacey xx

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  9. Great creation .Thanks for joining the Ready-Teddy-Go and good luck - Sharon DT

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  10. Wow gorgeous awesome card with a amazing background I love it. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kezzy xxx

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  11. Love your take on our Monochrome challenge - thank you for joining us at Dream Valley this week!

    Claire xx
    DVC DT

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  12. This is PERFECT for Opus Gluei, you are using something that is pretty new for you. Loving the rich saturated color you get with this - it really stands out wonderfully.

    The bling is nice, I guess you could forgo it but it is for a birthday and who doesn't love bling? Personally, I like it on the card.

    Thank you for taking time to create and share with us at Opus Gluei!

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