Saturday, September 11, 2010

Prosperity



Today is Sept. 11. Take a minute to remember the fallen on this day and God Bless America!

I have created this card for 3 challenges.
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #100-a sketch
Colour Create Challenge #53-red, gold and cream
Just Us Girls #50-technique-cracked glass

I wanted to do a Chinese card using these colors. I stamped the crane with red ink. It is Hanko Designs. Then I kept embossing it with thick clear embossing powder. Then I put it in the freezer for a minute and then cracked it. The red panel is embossed with black embossing powder using a stamp by Hero Arts. The paper is Basic Grey. The saying is a rub on by Creative Imaginations. I added black rain drops and a gold sheer ribbon. Thanks for stopping by!

Note-I had first embossed the crane with gold but didn't like it so I redid it using red. I like it a lot better!

15 comments:

  1. Lovely card, choice of background papers, and a beautiful stork image, thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge 100: Helens Sketch, this week, Good luck, Bridget x. SCSC DT

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  2. Wow! Your card is breathtaking!

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  3. This is so pretty!!!! What a wonderful job with the cracked glass technique :) Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls and Good luck!

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  4. Gorgeous card - love the crackle effect!
    Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
    Helen x

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  5. Fantastic - what a great technique for this card - simple yet striking design. Well done grasshoppah! (grin) Thanks for gettin' crackin with JUGS this week.

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  6. fabulous, the cracked glass effect is stunning. xx Zoe

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  7. A lovely card. Thanks for joining us at SCSC this week. Suzie x

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  8. Love this card. Great technique for this image. Wonderful colors. Just beautiful, Julia.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  9. I LOVE this image! FAB! The papers and the cracked glass image are stunning!

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  10. Beautiful card, fabulous job with the cracks! I love the colors you used! Thanks so much for playin galong with Just Us Girls this week.

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  11. Love your Chinese theme with the cracked glass technique! The crane is a beautiful focal point.

    Thanks for playing along with Just us girls this week!

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  12. This is such a fabulous card... hope you'll play along with us during our holiday challenges at http://www.papercraftstar.blogspot.com. We're sponsoring a $25 giveaway right now!.

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  13. Hi Julia,
    Thank you so much for popping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment.

    Your card is lovely,the papers are perfect for that image, I really like the crackle effect and the sentiment
    Thanks for joining in with our sketch this week at SCSC and good luck.
    x
    Vicky

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  14. Beautiful and elegant!
    Thank you for joining the Colour Create Challenge this week!
    Hugs, Dena

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