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It’s Not August Yet!

Ok…So I didn’t quite wait until the 11th hour here did I? Plus, I’m doing TWO projects at once here! What am I talking about? Well, for one, I had not yet made the July Twilight Tuesday Sketch Challenge… and since it’s only July 30th… I figured I should get it done before August actually gets here. Second, I wanted to make at least one more project this week using one of the stamps from Dragonflycurls. Remember… she hand carves her stamps! I love that! So here’s my card…

IMG_5950 It’s pretty gilded… I don’t normally use much gold (being the silversmith that I am!) but I had a need to do something shiny and metallic. So, I used these scraps (I love using scraps!) and put this baby together.

IMG_5952 The red paper is from The Paper Company, and the metallics are from Prism. The fiber is from EK Success and I inked the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink. It’s hard to see in the photos, but everything is really metallic except for the oval that actually says Twilight.

So, that’s it! I’m looking forward to August’s Challenge… and I’m hoping I don’t wait until the end again!!!

Comments

Jacqueline said…
Oh this is absolutely gorgeous Ali!! Wowwy, I LOVE all the gold touches, love the sentiment inked up...LOVE it all!! You rock! hugs!
Donna Maria said…
You my very talented gorgeous friend have out done yourself...Beautiful Ali! Xx
Dani said…
Very lovely! Love all those sweet details. Great job!! :)
Julie said…
Oh, how beautiful! I love the use of the gold - it's gorgeous with the red. Really nice color choices!

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