Sunday, April 12, 2009

Center Stage Card

I had the honor of being selected for StampTV's Center Stage. This is the card they selected to showcase. This card is made with a set by Melanie Muenchinger, called "Just So Hippy". This set has the cutest animals. I started off by creating a frame with Nestabilities. I used the Cuttlebug Distressed Strips embossing folder to give texture on the Old Olive background. Gina has a tutorial on how to do the brayered rubberband background technique, on StampTV, and that is how I decorated the top layer on this card. I used Old Olive, More Mustard, and Chocolate Chip inks. I used a piece of Almost Artichoke cardstock to create the grass. I used a SU die cut for the leaves. To color the gariffe, I used colored pencils and OMS. The leaves are attached between the frame layers.To finish it off, I used 3 gold gems in the corner.

2 comments:

Brenda said...

I loved this when I saw it on StampTV. congrats on being on Center stage.

Stampin' Pam said...

Hey Selma,
Congrats to you on everything - center stage - featured designer - wow and your new blog - so happy to see that you've got a blog going too - now I can follow what you're doing (although I follow you in Stamp TV too). You are an inspiration to me - your work is simply beautiful. Way to go!

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