Friday, March 25, 2011

You Rock!



My entry in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Lord Tim of Holtz Technique Challenge This was a fun card to make. It was for a co-worker's son's birthday. He'll be 22 in April. I used the Tim Holtz Texture Fades embossing folder, Cracked and ran it through the Cuttlebug first, and then I used the watercolour background technique. There were a lot of pockets that the ink didn't get into, so I  applied ink to the white spots, spritzed with water, and used the heat gun to speed up the drying time. 


I then applied Clear Rock Candy Distress Stickles to the raised parts to give it a crusty texture and glassy look. Should try watercolouring first and then run through Cuttlebug next time! Duh!


Rocker and word stamps are from Inkadinkado. Hardware is Tim Holtz. Distress Inks used: Vintage Photo, Broken China, Fire Brick, Dusty Concord, Peeled Paint and Wild Honey. Spica Glitter Markers: Black and Turquoise.


Hope you have a fabulous day! Spring is taking it's time getting here, that's for sure! 


Leave a word or two before you go! :)

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Love the card. Once again the colours look terrific with your camera.

Grace

Kim said...

I love this card Debbie!!! How you have used the embossing folder and made it look is amazing!! The colours, the layout....perfect!!
:)
Kim

Bella said...

This Rocks! I love the strong colors you used and the image is just perfect for the son!

Gillian said...

This card certainly Rocks .. the centre piece is brilliant.

Marjie K said...

Fabulous card! What a great idea to use that folder in the background.

Terry said...

Hiya Debbie, I love this card, I can see that you had much fun making it, love the Tim Technique and the colors you have used. Thank you for sharing your fab project with the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs Terry xxx

Kat said...

love it!
you rock,
Kat

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