Tuesday, July 18, 2017

HELGA FROST


As I've mentioned before, I love steampunk!  I also love Prima Art Alchemy Magic Wax!!

For this card, I decided to give my background some texture by first using an embossing folder to create the brick wall, and then adding Reeves Modeling Paste to them.  Onto that I pasted a ripped sheet of DCWV corrugated paper.  My embellishments are Solid Oak Inc., Ribtex, Webster's Pages, Pima Finnabair, Tim Holtz and Artc.  I painted the whole lot with Bo Bunny black Gesso, and the Prima Art Alchemy Metallique Wax (Brushed Iron), and on the feathers, I added Opal Magic Wax (Blue Velvet).  I also decided not to fully cover the Gesso with the Metallique Wax, but rather, to let some black show through, to add a bit more depth and 'shadow'.  I am LOVING playing with this stuff!

I have used a pre-coloured KennyK digi, called Helga Frost.







Thanks so much for popping by to have a look!

You can see more of my cards on my Pinterest page

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge #177: Steampunk
Glitter 'n' Sparkle Challenge #248: Anything Goes
CCC Digi Creations Challenge #77: Anything Goes
Create & Inspire Challenge 64: Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Challenge July 11: Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft Challenge #48: Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams July Challenge: Anything Goes

Linda 

6 comments:

  1. What a lovely card. Your background is amazing. You did such a wonderful creative job on it. It showcases your image perfectly!
    Hugs,
    Lena

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  2. Looks like you had a lovely time playing with this card. So glad you joined us at the steampunk Crafters Café this time, CarolG

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  3. Wow! Your card is amazing Lin. It looks like two different cards once you've painted with the metallique wax. The textures are fantastic! Your stamp is beautiful! FABULOUS!

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  4. That is amazing! I'm loving all the different paint/wax layers, gives a lovely effect. Stunning!

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  5. Wow! you nailed our challenge. Wonderfull created. Thank you for entering your amazing creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Steampunk" challenge.

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  6. Absolutely amazing textured background-love all the embellishments you added and great wax finish would love to see you enter this at
    http://ainkymess.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/challenge-12.html
    Carol x

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