Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Still Life...


I love this Bible Still Life image by Inkadinkado. It's so serene to me, and so beautifully sketched. It can be used for a confirmation, for sympathy, letting someone know you're praying for them, for a wedding, and more. I've wrestled with my photography skills yesterday and today trying to do it justice, but alas, this is the best I could do.

I made this card for SCS's color challenge yesterday. I wasn't going to stamp for awhile after finishing up on the Dirty Dozen on Splitcoast, but I couldn't resist these colors. 3 of the panels are embossed with cuttlebug folders. I love the texture and depth they give to a card. The edges are also slightly ink distressed with Soft Sky (Stampin' Up).

I colored the grungeboard hinges with a black copic and cut off each edge to make it shorter and to give it a faux hinged look.

The pearls are half pearls by Kaisercraft, and are gorgeous! I got them from my LSS.

Supplies:
Stamps - Bible Still Life (Inkadinkado)
Paper - Soft Sky, Kraft, Black, Shimmering White (Stampin' Up)
Ink - Versacolor Black Pigment ink
Accessories - Clear detailed embossing powder (Stampin' Up), Cuttlebug Embossing folders (Provocraft), Grungeboard (Tim Holtz), Copics, Stardust gellyroll pen, Pearls (Kaisercraft), Slit punch (Stampin' Up), corner rounder, scotch mounting tape

7 comments:

Laurie Schmidlin said...

THUD!!! Holy Cow, Girl!!! This is crazy gorgeous!!!! Oh my word!!! As you can see, I'm at a loss for words!! Those hinges are amazing...I have got to get some of those!! This whole card is just beautiful!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Wow Tosh I love this, so elegant and pretty.

Michelle said...

WOW! That is one gorgeous card! LOVE your design and those grungeboard hinges...in fact I have some on the way. :-) Beautiful detail, so soft and elegant!

Bellawhoop said...

Wow! What a beautiful card! I love it.

Shelly said...

Such a beautiful card full of wonderful details!

peanutbee said...

GORGEOUS card, gorgeous detail!! Wow, Tosh! Love the image and those hinges are so eye catching.

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

oh wow!!! This is awesome! I love this image and your coloring is spectacular and makes it come alive!!

 
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