Sunday, 24 November 2013

Chalkboard Thank You

Hi there

Last night I decided to have a go at the chalkboard technique as I wanted to enter the current challenge at Muse.  I had absolutely no idea how to go about this so I found a link to a video where Marion Vagg, this week's fabulous muse, shares how to create this effect.  You can find her video here

So here's my card, I waited until this morning so I could photograph it in daylight.  I have kept the layout and the colours almost the same as Marion's card, just changing up the stamps.  Not bad for a first attempt, eh!



 
 
Materials used:
  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted Stamps - Leafy Accents and Many Thanks
  • Ink: VersaMark; Versa Color - White
  • Embossing Powder: Stampin' Up - White
  • Punch: Craft Creatives - Mini Paper Punches
  • Gems and cardstock from stash
 
Here is Marion's card...
 


I'm also entering my card for the following Challenges:

2 Sisters Challenge - 171 Thank You
Card Crafter's Circle - 102 Thankful - Thank You
Creative Inspirations - 241 Thanksgiving/Thank You
Papertake Weekly - Giving Thanks


Thanks for dropping by.  I've got a few things to get done today but may be back later this evening if I find some crafty time.  I hope you have a lovely Sunday whatever you're up to.

Take care





13 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Anita and well done on a first attempt at this technique - it's not one I've tried yet but may have to! Sarah x

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  2. This is a great first attempt - I think you got the level of chalk-iness just right!

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  3. I love that you chose navy blue for your chalkboard technique and your 'heart' flowers are gorgeous with the vines! Such a stunning card!

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    1. Thanks, Barb. The cardstock is actually black but for some reason looks navy in the pic! Glad you like it though :) xx

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  4. Love how you've made your little 'blossoms' on this beautifully CAS take on this week's Muse - thanks so much for joining us this week!

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  5. Gorgeous card Anita, so pretty! Great use of the technique xx

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  6. Really gorgeous CAS card Anita! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

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  7. Awesome job with the technique. You rocked the white embossing! I get it everywhere :(

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  8. Gorgeous card Anita!!! Love the pops of colour!

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  9. You've achieved an honourable mention with your very first chalkboard card - so thrilled for you - well done! You deserve it - fabulous card. x

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  10. This is so delightful! I love your stamping! Thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

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  11. Love your gorgeous card & congrats on your honorable mention this week at muse - very well deserved:) Hugs xx

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