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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SDC135: Acetate


Corrie is our hostess this week over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge with a clearly fun challenge:

Hello and happy Wednesday to you. Now, if you are anything like me, you will keep all wrapping paper, cardboard and of course acetate (clear plastic). We all get lots of it : packaging. I particularly like acetate to use in my projects, whether it is to stamp on or use it in any other way. I just love it. So this week I would like YOU to use a bit of acetate. Let your imagination run wild and surprise me !!! 

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So my card didn't photograph as well as I would have liked so you'll just have to trust me that I do have some acetate on here.

I chose to cover my whole image with acetate, adhering it with the brads.  I combined this challenge with a sketch challenge with Seize the Sketch site.

My image was watercolored and mounted on a solid piece of cardstock.



Hope you will join us over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge!

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Card details:
Stamps: 7213 Row of Numbers, 10010 Cityscape by Stampotique Originals
Cardstock: Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Pear Pizzaz, Confetti White, Real Red
Inks: same as cardstock, Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black
Embellishments: Silver brads, watercolor brush


9 comments:

Kaz said...

This is just lovely Kim, I love the colours. I had trouble with photos this time too xxx

Monika/Buzsy said...

Nicely done my friend... even though you can's see the acetate, it must look great in real life.

Kay Wallace said...

Love the softness of the color, Kim, and I know it looks even better under the acetate! Cleve to use brads to adhere your acetate! Great project! Mwah! KayW

Claudine Criner said...

Beautiful card, I love that you used soft colors here.

Jackie said...

Love that you have used water colour for this project gives it a nice soft appearance .... Brads are a great way to attach the acetate !

Samantha Read said...

Such a dreamy effect with the acetate Kim, love it x

TenSGal said...

This is so cute...and I bet the acetate over it makes it is a really great touch! I love acetate...just always forget to do anything with it!

Hope you're doing well!!!

Kathi said...

This is fabulous. I love the soft colors you used.

Acetate, metallics, and glitter are so hard to photograph.

Karen said...

great card...love the whimsy of the houses....

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