June 09, 2009

WOJ Sneak Peek...Wedding Congratulations!

I used three of the new WoJ Women's Delight stamps on this card, that will be released on June 14, in the Whiff of Joy online shop! Don't miss out on theses beautiful stamps will be flying of the shelves, I'm sure!!!

So, as promised this is my happy accident card,smile. I thought the WoJ swing was a trellis/walkway, as I mentioned yesterday. I guess Willow is having a garden wedding, how beautiful! I rather like how this turned out and I think this just makes the stamps that much more versatile when you can use them in different ways!!!!!

I stamped Willow on Bee Artist Marker paper and then made a mask out of a post-it-note and then stamped the swing upside down to make a trellis! I only wish I had read Rach's fabulous tutorial on masking before I made this card!!!! She gives a fabulous tip...because the vail is transparent it's important to cut the vail off from the mask so the flowers in the background can show through it. That didn't even occur to me and you can see I didn't do that for this card but definitely will for my other cards.
I coloured Willow with my Copics and I used the "Copic water-Colouring technique" on the flowers...I have a mini-tutorial for this technique here on how to achieve a softer affect with your Copics by filling a tank brush with colourless blender fluid!

I also visited the Copic Creations Challenge blog this week and they have several fabulous links to tutorials on colouring transparent objects. Many of the links are to Marianne Walker's blog I like Markers. These tutorials were extremely helpful to me!!!!
For this card I used this beautiful Heidi Grace patterned paper, Bazzill cardstock and Worldwind cardstock. It was hard to capture in a pic but I used my gold Metallic Rub-Ons to add a hint of gold to the edges of the flowers, leaves and around the oval image, the scalloped mat, the sentiment etc. It looks great IRL! I used Stix 2 glue and dabbed it with a tooth pick on the little dots in the image and then rubbed on the Stix 2 gold foil to add some gold accents to Willow's bouquet and the flowers around the trellis. The sentiment is from the Women's Delight Collection too and I stamped it in VersaMark and used Gold embossing power.
Thanks for stopping by and having a wee sneak peek at the gorgeous new WoJ Women's Delight stamps and remember June 14th is the big day!!!!


daisy said...

hi tara

if you didn't tell us it was an excident, we woudn't even notice. hihi but it could happen to the best of us hihi. the card looks amazing! still in love with the one you made yesterday!


Brocéliane said...

superb card Tara, love everything:)

Anonymous said...

this is gorgeous sweetie, love the trellis.. looks fab.. ( that is what i thought it was to begin with.. looks cool when you can't see the bottom,as that is what gives the game away..mine went in the bin when i realized it was a swing.. lol.. wish that i had kept it out now as yours looks fabulous... brilliant recovery. the colours that you have used are delish, so rich. love your tutorial about the copic water technique.
hugs rachxxx

Nancy said...

Oh my how gorgeous this is:O) Lovely colours, beautiful Miss. Willow.
Hugs, Nancy.

Tara said...

T this is so, so pretty and I love the colours you've chosen. If peeps don't want to buy these stamps after seeing your beautiful creation there's something wrong..... it's a stunner! xx

Riet said...

Ohhh wowww Tara,what a beautiful card,l love the image and colours.
So beautiful Papers and details.

Hugs Riet.x

sandra_w said...

Woww!! Beautiful card and such a sweet image! I love it....


Kim Piggott said...

Wow such a beautiful card!
I love how you have used the swing!
Gorgeous detail and fabulous design!
kim x

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh Tara, it's beautiful!!

joey said...

Hi Tara, this is a dream card, absolutely stunning!. Joey.x

Tracey said...

Well, that happy accident most definitely worked in your favour Tara! This card is stunning!!

Sharon said...

A fabulous card Tara. The colours are so striking - I love it.

Kim said...

Tara, hun, I think your happy accident card is a BEAUTY!!! I love how you used the swing as a trellis!!! It certainly can be one and I love the look of it on your card! AWESOME job hun!!!
Hope your week is going along GREAT!
Hugs~ Kim

Anki said...

Tara - this is just wonderful! Love it and the flowers you've chosen. Wonderful! Kramis - Anki

Georgia said...

Gorgeous card Tara! I love teh colours you've used and the lovely image! The flowers are really pretty too! :)
Love, Georgia xx

COCO said...

Oh, so beautiful card. Image is gorgeous and you´ve coloured it perfectly.
hugs COCO

strawberry fields said...

adorable image and great colours as ever...really lovely
fiona x

Yvette said...

Very pretty card! Love this image! Great coloring you did too!!! :)

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Wow, this is amazing Tara and I love the trellis, how lovely that you can use it as a trellis and swing. Fabby tutorial too, thank you for reminding us of it.

Such a stunning card as always,


Jo x

cats whiskers said...

This is a stunning card sweetie just love everything about it
Hugs Jacqui x

Tanya said...

I think that is very clever!! and your card is lovely!

Verda said...

Very pretty card. Love the colors

Alexandra said...

Gorgeous card,these designs are beautiful and those paper's are perfect!


Ila said...

Wow!! this is just over the top Beautiful!!....the colors ..everything is totally Gorgeous!!..Hugs, Ila

Heather said...

I love the trellis!! Great idea!!


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