Sunday, 10 July 2011

Creative Expressions Calling Card Challenge

One of my favourite companies, Creative Expressions are looking for Design Team Members! Oh how I would love to work for them. They make the most amazing stamp sets - of which I have quite a few!

Anyway, as part of the application process, we are asked to make a calling card (ATC ). I decided to make this one, in the form of a postcard something which came about in the Victorian Era.

To make this you need :
Three Separate stamps, Flourish stamp, Distress Ink, Adirondack Ink, Versamark inkpad, Perfect Pearls or Cosmic Shimmers and Gilding Flakes, waterbrush, glue pen.

1. First stamp the butterfly with Adirondack ink onto the ATC and create a mask to cover it.
2. Stamp the text background over the top and the postmark. Blend Distress Inks over the card.
3. Colour the butterfly using a waterbrush and Distress Inks
4. Stamp a flourish with Versamark clear ink on the corners at dust with Perfect Pearls /
Cosmic Shimmers.
5. Highlight the butterfly with a glue pen and rub on gilding flakes
6. Finish by going around the edges of the card with a darker Distress Ink Pad

8 comments:

Netty said...

Your calling card is beautiful Sparkly Fairy. Good luck with the DT. Annette x

lynne said...

This is just so pretty.
Good Luck with the DT application :)
Wishes
Lynne

florenceandfreddie said...

Gorgeous calling card Emma. Best of luck.
Regards Florence.

Cazro said...

Thanks for you comment,your postcard is beautiful. Good luck to you. Caz

Brenda Brown said...

This is lovely, perfect for the DT call - Good Luck.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

The card is beautiful! I keep my fingers cross for you that you become a member of the DT.
Hugs,
Juia

craftytrog said...

Beautiful piece Emma! Good luck with the DT! x

PsyPenguin said...

Beautiful ATC - It's so pretty and I love the vintage style of it. Good luck with the design team application. xx

What can you find here?

The makings and musings of a Sparkly Fairy!