Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Spellbinders: Never Too Old




The wonderful folks at Spellbinders sent me the Die D-Lites Gears Etched Dies:


Here's how I was inspired:


If you've been following me for awhile, you know that I tend to be a clean + crisp kind of gal.  Those gears were calling to be on a project that is grungy....don't you agree?  The gears have been inked up with Black Soot Distress Oxide and Hero Arts Pumpkin Pie Mid-Tone Shadow Ink.

I'm a big fan of the ink smooshing technique.  The background is a combo of Distress Oxides in Black Soot, Peacock Feathers + Fossilized Amber.

The sentiment is by Verve Stamps, Words of Wisdom.

My card was inspired by CAS(E) this sketch!






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12 comments:

  1. This is amazing, Amy! Fabulous take on the sketch!

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  2. This is gorgeous! LOVING the gears, the colors and that sentiment!!!!!!

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  3. Definitely great take of the sketch...nice job!

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  4. Look at u stepping out of the box! Quite fabulous 😊

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  5. amy I never would have imagined you doing grunge, but I shouldn't be surprised - you can do anything... fabulously!
    =]

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  6. You nailed the grunge look, my friend! Awesome!

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  7. Oh my that background is fantastic!!! Love this card. Very cool gears and the background is perfect for them!

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  8. Simple and pretty. Lovely background and the addition of vellum is a sweet touch to the rough rest of the project. Thank you for grunge it up with Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  9. I love gears always. Your color combination is a great set of industrial chic.

    Diana @ Playing
    https://playingwithoutlimits.wordpress.com/

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Cheers,
~amy~