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Window to Spring…

Posted by Catherine on May 6, 2009

…HAPPY PDD Wednesday, everyone! 

I am SO sorry I’ve been all over the place…it’s definitely hard to get command of that mojo again after being down and under! 

I missed the last of the release festivities from Marti’s last stamp series, but I still wanted to play with the last stamp set.  When this card was made, it was actually done using the digital stamp of the image as I hadn’t gotten my actual rubber stamp just yet (of course, it came the next day when the card was done!).

So I was going for a cottage-y feel for this card.  I used Crackle Paint and painted aaaall over the whole base of the card and my “window”.  I was thinking the inside of a cabin…with walls made of wood and old, peeling paint…that was the look I was going for anyway.  I helped my crackle paint along with my heat gun because I am that impatient, and once it was dry, I took my Paint Dabber and very lightly ran it over the “walls” for some kind of look that I’m looking for….maybe like a white washed look???

I coloured my image in with Copics and fell back on tne wonderfully easy, but awesome impact-giving cloud technique for the sky and mounted my image with the “window” using dimensional foam.

I tried to get a little creative with the “curtain” for my window, but as you can TOTALLY see, my sewing skills leave much to the imagination…

Of COURSE Pez-a-Blings had to make it into the mix somehow too!

Anywho, that’s it for me today!  If you haven’t had a chance, please make sure you head on over to Pez-a-Doodle Designs today or within the next few weeks, she’s released a bunch of new goodies already, but if you can believe it, there’s MORE coming! *giggles* It’s a seeeecret, but it’ll be a good one – and I’m not just saying that because I had a little hand in it….*LOL*

Thanks for dropping by, I’m planning on staging an all-out manhunt for my mojo, so I’m hoping that I’ll be back in full force ASAP!  Have a Wonderful Wednesday!

MATERIALS
All hyperlinked products and materials are from Pez-a-Doodle Designs

Stamp(s): Pezzy’s Garden
Medium: Copic Markers
Ink: Brilliance Dew Drop (for my clouds!)
Embellishments/Tools: Crackle Paint, Paint Dabber, Pez-a-Bling

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10 Responses to “Window to Spring…”

  1. Anita said

    Catherine, Wow!!!!!! I can’t wait to get my paints. I love how you did the white wash! Your use of Pez a Bling is awesome.

  2. This is stinkin cute Catherine. Chin up you are doing just fine. *hugs*

  3. pezadoodle said

    i just think this is SO awesome!!!! LOVE your idea for the window!!
    hugs

  4. Jules said

    I like what you did with the window and the blings! Very cute!

  5. cherylw said

    I love how you did the window on this!!! Great job hun!!! Hope you have a wonderful day!!

    Hugs,
    Cheryl

  6. Great job Catherine! I like the window on this and the pez a bling!

  7. Sandie said

    OK, I have to agree with everyone else.. the window was a fantastic idea (and one which shall be ‘lifted’ no doubt, heehee!! 😉 ) Great colouring too.

  8. So cute! Glad you’re back with us! 🙂

  9. Laurinda said

    I’m stopping by today to tell you I’ve nominated you to receive the Kreative Blogger Award. Hop over to my blog to see how to collect your award.

    Laurinda

    http://lulus-creations.blogspot.com/

  10. It worries me when I don’t see you posting and the last Tweet said you were buying a trampoline…I wonder if you jumped too high and got stuck somewhere….or if you did a fancy flip and threw your back out….hey girl!

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