Thursday, August 19, 2010

4 for 1



This is for 4 different challenges:
Cuttlebug Challenges: Book It! (used dictionary paper)
Okay, so I have to admit---I don't own any of Wendy Vecchi's stamps, yet--ha! (although I have admired her for some time now). So, I had to improvise. I used Tim Holtz' Tattered Floral die on grungepaper then inked up the flowers w/distress inks. Then, I stamped the splattered dots on them using a Hero Arts stamp. Then I took a black pen drew the outline in. I am sure Wendy's stamps are much easier.............
The bird and its wing has Rock Candy Distress Stickles on it as seen in the close up picture.
Complete list of supplies:
**Sizzix dies from Tim Holtz Alterations line: Tattered Floral and Birdcage
**grungepaper
**Distress inks: Broken China, Peeled Paint, Bundled Sage
**Cuttlebug Embossing Folder: Divine Swirl
**old dictionary page
**Transparency overlay by K&Company
**Hero Arts speckle stamp
**black Stazon inkpad
**black pen
**snap from Tim Holtz' Idea-ology line
**Birds of a Feather stamp by Inkadinkadoo

22 comments:

Zoechaos said...

Fantastic so many techniques here building into a stunning card, love the bird stickle feathers so glam. xx Zoe

inge said...

Hello Deanna,

it's good to combine challenges : I did that too :)

I also didn't have Wendy Vecchi stamps and it's interesting to see what you can come up with if you don't.

I really think the flower is a "Wendy flower". Maybe it took you more time to create, but you did it great.
I also like the stamps ( ?) around the bird a lot : the color, the placement,...

greetings from Belgium
Inge

June Houck said...

Oh, Deanna, LOVE that flower! That could be on a small square card by itself, it is so stunning. GORGEOUS.

Linda Ledbetter said...

What a gorgeous feast for the eyes, Deanna! You did such a great job putting all these cool elements together into a really lovely card, and the Distress Stickles just make it all the more wonderful. The flower is AMAZING!

BettyBee said...

Deanna, Welcome to Cuttlebug Challenge! Your card is beautiful! I love the color combo, and your use of the dictionary pages :) That is the coolest paisley/peacock feather, too! Very nice job on the challenge!

June Houck said...

Ha! I did not realize you entered this in our challenge this week! Excellent entry, my friend :)

Court said...

Deanna, loving this! The dictionary pages are great! Did you choose a whole page that you were sure you would never need again? :) Thanks so much for playing with us over at the Cuttlebug Challenge! I hope to see more projects from you!

Nan said...

Your stickles really came out beautifully! Beautiful piece. I think combining may be the only way I will be able to do some more of the wonderful challenges I want to do so I think it's a great idea!

Dan said...

A wonderful piece of work! I love the colours of your flower :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week- Thank you!

Terry said...

This is perfect for both challenges! I just love the flower and bird.

AngieHallHaviland said...

OH WOW...BEAUTIFUL, Deanna!!

LynneForsythe said...

how bout that....not one stamp and a FABULOUS piece of ART!!!

thanks bunches for playin' along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!!

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April said...

I saw your card over at the cuttlebug challenge. I love it! All the details make it so pretty. Great job!

Basement Stamper said...

Great job! Love the colors of it and the glitter on it. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

Sandee said...

This is so cool! Love the dictionary papers you used!!!! Thanks so much for playing in our Cuttlebug challenge!

Willy said...

Great piece and a lot to see, Deanna! Thanks for joining us at SDC # 13.

Netty said...

Terrific, love it. Annette x

Hels Sheridan said...

Fabby art hun... loving the flower :O))

Kaz said...

This is lovely - lots to see. Thanks for joining us at SDC x

Moniqui said...

Gorgeous card and i so love the flower!