Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Lovely Tree Thanksgiving

I created this card a while ago when a new customer said she would love to learn the cracked glass technique. I remembered that I hadn't shared it here as I was getting it ready to mail off to my Dad. This card also works for this weeks challenge at Stamp Something.

The oak leaf image comes from one of my all time favorite stamp sets - Lovely As A Tree. I watercolored the image and then used Glassy Glaze embossing powder over the top to create the cracked glass technique. I describe how to do this fun technique in another post found here. After I cracked the image I also sponged on some Creamy Caramel ink using re-inker and a stampin' sponge so that it would really highlight the cracks. After I got the look I desired, I wiped the image with a paper towel to remove the extra ink.
Stamps: Lovely As A Tree, Sanded background, Holidays & Wishes
Card stock: Haiku DP, Creamy Caramel, Really Rust, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive & Very Vanilla
Ink:Black Stazon, VersaMark, Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip & various to watercolor
Accessories: Glassy Glaze EP, Heat Tool, Vintage brads, Chocolate Chip 5/8" grosgrain ribbon, mat pack, Ticket Corner punch
If you're in the mood to shop...don't forget that Stampin' Up!'s Holiday Extravaganza Sale starts today! There are some awesome discounted bundles offered in this sale! Hop on over to my demo website to start your shopping now.
I probably won't be back to post tomorrow... so I want to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Day! I hope you get to spend it with those you love most.

8 comments:

Tracey said...

I love that stamp with the cracked glass! I never thought of that one... thanks! ~:-D

Vicki said...

WOW! You always have such gorgeous cards Lynn!! :) I just wanted to tell you that I've nominated your for an award on my blog!! Hope your Holiday weekend is just fabulous friend!! TFS!

Pat's little corner of the world said...

Very nice Lynn,
I love cracked glass...It made a wonderful male card...Hope your Thanksgiving is the best..with family and friends...
Your blogging buddy,
Pat

LeAnne said...

This is gorgeous....I should try this again, mine sure didn't turn out as nicely as yours!
LeAnne

~Denise Lynn~ said...

This is gorgeous Lynn! I love the images and the cracked glass, stunning! Great color combo and layout too. Happy Thanksgiving! :)

melody said...

wow ~ that is gorgeous! and that cracked glass is so kewl! beautiful work

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful creation Lynne! I love the sponging on the cracked glass...What a great look for the season..

CV

Terri said...

Very nice. Love your card.