Recognition

Monday, 20 March 2017

Love and Laughter...

Today's card is a CAS card.....
I stamped the large leaves with white gesso and then did a little blending on the card.
The gesso acted as a resist.
I then stamped the large leaf off set, which gave me the white surround.
I used a couple more foliage stamps in shades of grey.
I splattered, just a little with white acrylic ink.
I finished with stamping the sentiment onto vellum 
and heat embossing with platinum embossing powder.
I used mixed media card to give a little more texture.
Thank you so much for stopping by.
Crafty Hugs x
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21 comments:

  1. You are so very clever!! I love what you've done with the gesso for a dimensional image look!! This turned out so amazing!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*

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  2. OOOOO I love this card Mac!! Your shadow effect is amazing... Seriously a fantastic card.... A winner in my eyes.

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  3. OMG Mac, your card is stunning, beautifully designed and coloured, love it Kate x

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  4. Oh it's breathtakingly beautiful... Who would have thought that grey could be so beautiful just as it is - Then again I happen to love grey... Wonderful work Mac!

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  5. Mac I am smitten.....I never would have thought of using Gesso for stamping but the result is jawdropping gorgeous! CAS at it's best and grey is the new white:) And I LOVE it!!
    XX

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  6. A GORGEOUS card, love the detail of it.
    Faith
    x

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  7. I really like monochrome cards! Choosing gray is a great idea. The card is thus shrouded in a delicate mist of understatement. Vellum completes this impression. Beautiful card, delicious
    Hugs,
    BozenA

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  8. This is stunning! The grey foliage looks amazing.

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  9. This is so classy, Mac! You are so talented with mixed media!

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  10. Hey Mac!! I love your card. I love the monochromatic you used. The shadowing is amazing. Nicely done. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

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  11. Gorgeous monochromatic card, Mac! Great idea to use gesso as a resist. Have not tried stamping with it ... I'm just starting to use it after having it for ages. :) Love the soft gray shading and stamping. Beautiful paired with the vellum and liquid platinum embossed sentiment. Very creative and artsy! xx

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  12. I've never stamped with Gesso, but wow--what an amazing look you've created! this is stunning, Mac!

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  13. LOVE the soft muted look! Stunning design!
    Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  14. WOW - CAS maybe, but absolutely stunning and oh so elegant Mac!!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  15. Such a great effect, I thought you had drawn it.

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  16. Amazing effect Mac my friend! I recognised it in your header here, I'm glad you explained how it's done . . . I've never used gesso, maybe . . . I should get me some! Have a great week! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  17. I love the look of this card. A beautiful design and so elegant. Hugs Mrs A.

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  18. What a gorgeous card - love the grey and white colour combination, and the layering of stamps and shading!

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