Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Bronc Buster Grad

This is a card that I made for my nephew. He is graduating from High School Thursday night.
While searching for an image to make a card for him, I realized that I don't have any Graduation images, well just one bella grad image,but I don't think that works for him! LOL!
I know he was thinking of going to college in Colorado, but that got nixed...too far away for his mom's comfort zone. So I pulled out my Bronc Buster stamp set from SU and started playing.
I wanted to use my reinkers and alcohol to create the background,( I forget what this technique is called...it'll come to me later after i post this!) and then i stamped the image in craft vanilla on top. I added some hologram embossing powder to help define the image. What a mess. HInt...if you decided to work with cotton balls, reinkers and alcohol, remember to protect your hands. It's a messy procedure.
It was a little plain, so I backed the image with SU's Bronze metallic paper. Love this paper! I added grommets, some ribbon and gold cording and decided that I was finished.
Have a great day!
Smiles :)
Lorraine

Recipe
5 1/4" square card ( SU has some great 5 1/2 " square envies for these)
Image... SU Bronc Buster
ink...reinkers, choc chip,more mustard, cranberry crisp, metallic bronze, SU craft vanilla
paper...really rust, choc chip, glossy white, metallic bronze, SU outlaw dp
embellies....alcohol, cotton balls, grommets, tafetta ribbon , gold cording & sewing on paper

5 comments:

Whimsey said...

Stunning; your work rocks!!!

patty w said...

Great card! Love everything about it!

Tracy said...

Wow! The colors are awesome!

Stampin' Meg said...

That background is perfect-it looks so rusty I need a tetnus shot!

Joan B said...

Gorgeous! What a beautiful shimmery effect.

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