Monday, June 23, 2014

You're Brilliant!






 I had a chance to play along with this week's Fusion Card Challenge who joined with CAS this Sketch this week.  I decided to use both the inspiration picture and the sketch.  

When I looked at the inspiration picture, I really liked the cut out look on the candle.  I also saw in the top left corner what appears to be a wrapped star.  I decided to focus on those two elements for the CAS Sketch.     I used some new gold foil card stock that I die cut with MFT Modern Morracco Cover Up.  I used  TomBow Mono Aqua Liquid glue  to adhered the die cut to a piece of rustic white card stock.  I then die cut a piece of vellum to using MFT Fishtail Flag Stax.  I used MFT Watt's Up?  stamp set and gold embossed the sentiment using Watermark / Resist Ink Pad & re-inker from Ranger. 

Next, I die cut a star with some rustic white card stock and used Watermark / Resist Ink Pad & re-inker from Ranger again to distress ink the star with a direct to paper technique.  I then gold embossed the areas.  I wanted to make sure it was not perfect and some white areas were exposed.  I then use some memory thread in gold metallic to wrap around my star.  I added some foam circles to pop the star up a bit.  I finished the card with a gold metallic memory thread bow.  

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty 
 

8 comments:

  1. Love your wrapped star and all the glittery gold on this Betty! Thanks so much for joning us in the Fusion Challenge this week!

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  2. To fun! Loving all that gold and the wrapped star :)

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  3. ADORE the die cut and the oversize star, REAL WOW factor for me!!!!
    Thanks for joining the FUSION team rocks it with the CAS(e) this sketch team!!!!

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  4. WOW, I really like this card, Betty!!!

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  5. love the star all wrapped up in glittery gold! So glad you joined us at Fusion this week!

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  6. That wrapped star really catches all the attention, I like all the beautiful details on the card :) thank you for sharing with Fusion!

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  7. Betty ,this is gorgeous! So elegant with all the gold!

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  8. So beautiful Betty! Love the gold die cut background! Hope you have a great weekend!

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Thanks so much!