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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Wolf Times Five!


Hi everyone and welcome! Today's post is for Speedy the Cat's challenge #19. The challenge was to make a card and use 5 of something. While I was thinking about this challenge, I had something entirely different in mind. I was going to do a card with 5 pairs of cowgirl boots on it. I found this stamp looking for my boot stamp and it has 5 wolves on it. Sooooooo ...... I decided it would be a great chance to kinda copy my friend Patti. Although her card only has two different colors sponged and she has more images I think I used the same principals. I think I have just a bit too much definition between my sponging (I used two different ink manufactures which didn't blend as well as I hoped) other than that I very pleased with the overall effect. I divided my card in 8th's because I had 8 different ink colors. Then I used low tack tape to tape off an 1/8 inch border. Masked off a moon, started at the bottom with my lightest color green working my way to the top. When I was finished with the sponging I loaded my stamp up with Memento Black made sure it was good and juicy, huffed on it twice, crossed my fingers and pressed really hard. I was so happy to get such a good image! I took the mask off the moon and added a dab of liquid applique, smoothed it around with my finger for overall coverage sprinkled with white glitter and used my heat gun. I purchased this stamp over 3 years ago and this is only the second time I've inked it up :(. The stamp is from Coronado Island Stamps # sj005-k.
That's it for today have to do the work thing, until next time.
Have a happy day.
Colleen

9 comments:

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

I love how these stamps just keep hopping out to find you! This is amazing!

Patti said...

This is amazing.... LOVE the wolf image! Your sponging is totally awesome too!

Vicki Dutcher said...

I have to say this card is fab! That stamp of wolves is just stunning!!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Betty Benton said...

Wow -- gorgeous stamp! And you did a fabulous job with it!

Joanne Travis said...

Your skyline background is fabulous!! Love this.
Thanks for sharing with us and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

Virgo5 said...

Nicely done, beautiful card!
Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Joanne (jojot) said...

how dramatic...so beautifully done....thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends this week

Lynn McAuley said...

Awesome work with this fabulous wolf!!

Thank you so much for sharing this amazing beauty with the Friends of Speedy the Cat in this week's challenge!!

redwasher1 said...

WOW! This is a beautiful work of art!!!
Thanks for playing Speedy's Friends challenge.