Saturday, October 21, 2006

ISC Creative Architect Celeste S. part I - September 2006

Whimsical & Friend Cards
Elegant Artsy Swirls Sheet:

Elegant Artsy Swirls Sheet:
Cut out more diamond pieces made for the other butterfly card and set aside. Stamp the dragonfly with white pigment ink onto dark pink square paper. Age dictionary paper, tear one side and glue to grey paper, tear similar edge, and glue to left side of dark pink panel. Paint a dictionary page with gold acrylic paint. When dry, stamp large dragonfly with black ink and cut out. Glue dragonfly onto panel. Glue diamonds in place and attach 3 pink brads. Stamp Thinking of You in black on pink card, cut out and glue to bottom corner. Add flower and brad.
Layer all to grey and a large folded square pink card.

‘I forgot to Remember’
Elegant Artsy Swirls Sheet:

Black emboss butterfly onto cream card. Colour with H2O’s or similar. Trim and layer to black then pink card. Paint dictionary page with cream and gold acrylic paints lightly, allowing the letters to show through. Glue a torn piece to a square black card. Glue a black and kraft strip paper across the bottom. Paint maroon and gold paints onto white card and when dry, stamp diamond background over top with black ink. Cut out one strip on the left as shown. Glue diamond panel to left of card and then 3 black punched out tiny flowers. Glue butterfly piece in place. Stamp I forgot to Remember with back in onto pink paper, cut out and glue in place. Layer all to cream then pink square cards.

ATC's, Artsy Swirls Sheet:

ATC Elements II Sheet:

Stamp wording with sepia ink onto a cream card and trim just smaller than ATC size. Sponge edges with sepia and layer to a grey card, ATC size. Stamp Eiffel tower with black ink onto vellum. Trim and colour from behind. Put through a Xyron machine and glue to card. Glue brown ric rac down left side and attach the flowers with a gold brad to top corner. Stamp Passion from wording in black to pale yellow card, trim, sponge with sepia ink and edge with black marker. Glue down right side of ATC.

ATC Elements II Sheet:

Stamp the sunset with caramel ink towards the top of an ochre coloured card slightly smaller than ATC size. Sponge edges with same ink. Glue green paper to the card below this sunset image. Stamp gate onto vellum with black ink and colour from behind. Put through Xyron and attach to card. Stamp the word Journey onto cream card with black ink and cut out. Glue black checkered ribbon across gate and Journey word over top. Mount all to a black card 2 ½ x 3 ½ inches.

ATC Elements II Sheet:
Stamp eyes with black ink onto dictionary paper and glue to centre of a light piece of card slightly smaller than ATC size. Tear and glue stripe paper to top and bottom.
Stamp pen across top with black ink. Stamp solid diamond shape with Bisque chalk pad onto white card three times. Stamp scratchy background over top with caramel ink, cut out and edge with black marker. Arrange diamonds down left side. Attach tea dyed lace flowers with gold brads. Glue all to Black card 2 ½ x 3 ½ inches. Stamp Inspire onto pale yellow card. Cut out, sponge with distress inks and edge with black marker. Glue across bottom of ATC.

ATC Elements II Sheet:
Stamp background image with mushroom ink onto a beige card slightly smaller than ATC size. Sponge with same ink edge with black marker. Stamp pen with maroon ink pad to each side.
Glue a piece of lace across the top. Ink the letters ART only from the bottom word ARTISTA with black marker and stamp onto pale yellow card. Using a Stamp Positioner, stamp bookplate over top. Cut out and sponge with Distress inks. Gold emboss both wings onto cream card and cut out. Glue wings and art bookplate to card. Ink eye with brown and blue Marvy Brush Markers onto white card. Attach a heart shaped resin sticker over top and trim. Glue to card.
Layer all to a dark red ATC blank card.

‘JOURNEY TO PARIS’ 6 x 6 scrapbook page
ATC Elements II Sheet

Find an old map book and cut out a page of Europe 5 ¾ x 5 ¾ inches. Paint lightly with cream coloured acrylic paint and let dry. Sponge edge with sepia ink pad then black to highlight edge only. Ink the wording stamp and stamp onto several different coloured papers similar to those found in the map. Cut out the word Journey, sponge with sepia ink and attach a cream eyelet to each end of the word. Thread some dual coloured ribbon through each eyelet and attach to the map as shown. Mount onto a 6 x 6 inch pink card. From the papers stamped, cut out a letter from each of them to form the word PARIS. Cut these out, vertically straight, but the tops and bottoms at an angle and glue to cream card. Stamp the bookplate stamp onto acetate. Cut out and put through a Xyron. Place over PARIS word and trim. Layer a Paris photo to pink card and glue to map. Punch out two larger flowers in blue and two smaller ones in cream, sponge with sepia ink and attach a cream brad to centre. Stamp Eiffel tower onto vellum and put through Xyron. Assemble all as shown.