Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Creating a Scene...

Not its not what it sounds like...but have been on a spree on creating scenes...especially after getting my new distress inks and hero arts stamps...I created 5 card fronts in 2 hours..but those are still awaiting cards...that later...today for the card that makes me squeal in happiness everytime I look at it...

This card is for Hero Arts August challenge - to create a scene...


Ever since I found a wood-grain texture paper from a local store, I have been dying to use it...and this was the perfect opportunity!!This card is for my BFF since school days...but always a phone call away...haven't met in a quite a bit of years...but that doesn't stop friendship...

 

I love this CS...but it was a very pale beige color...to make it look like actual boards, I cut apart the strips and distressed them with Vintage photo..the ink brings out the texture of the CS..
The curtains are parchment papers, cut free hand and colored with bic-markers...and the frame around the window (which looks lavender, but is brown) is popped up on dimensionals. 
The flowers stamped at the bottom of the card are from the set- be happy and the grass is from that set too...I stamped the flowers on white CS,colored with Niji Pearlescent paints and paper pieced on the card.
The beautiful beads in the center of the flowers and the butterflies are from Pie Lane Studio.

This is the inside of the card...this is what I was playing around with..distress inks, and the new hero arts silhouette stamp- Garden bouquet..I love the contrast of black on the background...inks used for the background are peeled paint, shabby shutters, broken china and tumbled glass..
And I must say, if I didn't have the stamp-a-ma-jig..it would have been so tough to place this perfectly...

The sentiment is from the Be happy set...and goes perfectly for the challenge on Crafty JC-Friends are forever!! and for the Wee Memories - Dare to color challenge



If there is any other thing you would like to know, as always, feel free to ask!!


Just a little pic to show you the metallic sheen in the watercolors that I mentioned in the previous post..and of course the gorgeous little butterfly!!! 

See ya soon!

25 comments:

  1. Muuaahhh... This one's for you.. and Muuaahh... this is for the card...!!This is the best you have made.. my favourite.. :-)

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  2. I loved that card ever since I saw it on ICR and have been waiting patiently for you to post the details :)

    It looks stunning. I want that wood grain texture paper too :) looks really cool! Love all the details and thought you have put into this one!

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  3. Wow Tejal!! This luks fab!!! loved the play with colours :)

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  4. Gosh...they are so pretty..!! Looking at ur cards...I always feel there is still sooooo much to learn :) Thnx for being an inspiration !

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  5. Awesome ...love the details and esp the window effect

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  6. Fab card! Makes me wanna go on a holiday and stay in a cozy wooden cottage :-)

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  7. The scene is so lovely! Love how u have execute your imaginations here with neat details!:)

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  8. Sweetie!!i had been waiting for ur blogpost.. and this card is an amazer!! super colorful n neat! love it!

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  9. the first time i saw your card i was speechless this looks so stunning ,love how u created the window for your stamping background,the flowers the butterflies those pie lane beads ,everything about this card seems perfect to me.just love it.

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  10. Tejal! This looks so great.I too like the wood grain texture paper and you tell so well that I think I have learnt a lot.(thanks also for your various tips and information from your other posts about craft supplies ) I am your regular reader.

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  11. Lovely card Tejal. I love this paper...Is it available in all the stationary shops and what is it called???

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  12. wow awesome card.... love your style..

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  13. Hi butterfly girl:)..when I see/think butterflies, you pop in my mind!:)..lovely card..the wood grain texture is awesome..loved the distressing and stamping on the card inside..

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  14. Your card is a true inspiration indeed. If I get time to make a card for this ICR challenge[wich I dont think I will-- sob sob!] it will a window card too! You are leading the way Tejal!

    Cheers
    Sonia
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  15. awesome card,,love every bit of it

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  16. Tejal, this is gorgeous! Love the stunning window scene. Thank you so much for playing with us at Wee Memories. :)

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  17. oh wow oh wow o wow!!!!
    here i am fasting and feeling all crappy and look at you creating wonders!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about this card. LOVE the way you used panels of CS- BRILLIANT.
    (get loads of this CS you will regret if you dont)
    now how awesome is that window? way awesome! LOVE the stamps, love love love that hero arts stamped in black ... i cant tell you enough times how great this card looks. truly brilliant Tejal! I am so proud of you!! Oh and I so love those tiny faux nails you made!!! :)
    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  18. What a fab card Tejal... Lovely stamping and the wood grain effect... full of colors, creativity and ofcourse love!
    Thanks for participating in crafty JC challenge... I never imagined I will be judging your creativity... its an honour to me..
    but to whom you are sending this card? You have to mention it to be eligible for the prize package.. I hope you understand ...
    Lots of love...

    Priya...

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  19. This is beautiful Teja!! Thanks so much for joining us at Wee Memories Challenge.

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  20. OMG! I am almost hypervintilating here :) Lovvvvvvved it all! Gorgeous girl.. awesome colouring.
    Who is the lucky recipient???

    Thanks for playing along at CraftyJC Challenge :)

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  21. Tejal, this card is stunning. Stunning! I love everything about it.

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  22. WOW!.. the card is super fabbie!.. and its really really beautiful!.. love it!..
    aww!.. your friend is really lucky! :D

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  23. You make awesome cards... love the window one. The wooden boards with distress look so very real.

    Saw your name on Khushboo's blog.

    xxx Monica

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  24. Back again to comment as DT
    Dont mind having a 2nd look at this lovely creation!
    Thank You for playing along at Crafty JC. Super creation
    All the best

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