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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Go For The Gold

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a good day. I want to share a card I made using a product that I have not used in a long time, thanks to inspiration on Sandy Allnock's blog! She is sharing free classes for a week and showing some wonderful techniques and products! For this card I got my inspiration from class day 2.




I love Fall and all its beautiful colors. I really had fun making this card and being creative with the leaves. I cut the leaves out of thin cardboard using dies and brushed crackle paint over them. After the paint dried and crackled, I painted them with a gold pigment powder by adding water to the powder. I have had this product for years and I love how it shines. I also painted the gold around the edges of the second layer of card stock to match the leaves.






I made the background for the card by patting Distress inks on my craft pad spritzing them with water and swiping the card stock through them. I added interest by stamping a script background, wire and dots to it.

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Sandy Allnock:  Go For The Gold  ( crackle paint - day 2 )


10 comments:

  1. Very lovely mixed media style. Your cards are always good and changing up in technique. Well done and I'm going to look back at this one.

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  2. Very pretty April. Gorgeous background for your golden leaves!

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  3. Wow, this is so pretty! At first the background caught my attention but then I saw the neat leaves!

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  4. Very pretty! Your leaves are awesome!!

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  5. ooooooh! April, this is gorgeous! Such beautiful texture in your leaves, and a wonderfully compiled card with beautifully colored background! hugs, de

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  6. Fabulous crackle! Love when you get new inspiration for products you already have :)

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  7. Wonderful card, love your colorful background with the golden leaves

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  8. Wonderful crackle makes a beautiful card with all those yummy colors! TFS!

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