Thursday, September 18, 2008

Howling at the Moon!


I am SO THRILLED with the outcome of this card!!

Over on SCS, the Wednesday Technique was SWIPED WIPE. This sounded interesting so I knew I wanted to give it a try but didn't get the chance on Wednesday. On Thursday, the "Ways to Use It" challenge was SILHOUETTES, another interesting idea but didn't get time to play! I thought about these two challenges over night and decided this morning that after my 8:00 a.m. doctor's appointment I was coming home and putting these two ideas together on one card!
The "swipe wipe" technique was easy! Since I just received my "Nature Silhouettes" set yesterday, I knew it was the one to use!!! The hardest part was doing a layout that would really focus on the silhouette and not be too "busy". After trying several different ideas, and this is what I came up with!
The recipe for this card is as follows:
Stamps - SU Nature Silhouettes, Stampscapes
Paper - Duplex hunter green/ivory cs, old olive, basic black, glossy white
Ink - Palette Noir Black, Reinkers: blue bayou, rose romance, summer sun & old olive
Other - Offray olive satin ribbon, paper piercer, baby wipe, Nestabilities, lg. sponge pod
Thanks for stopping by!! Please let me know what you think of my work ... good & bad!! There is ALWAYS room for improvement!!

15 comments:

  1. That is a really great background. It really gives me the feeling of that dusk hour of the day... beautiful!

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  2. I absolutely LOVE the colors in this card! Very nice!!!

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  3. Beautiful background on your card!!!! Awesome job you did!!! Love it!!

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  4. oh, Darlene your background is fantastic. I tried this and failed miserably! lol great card, thanks for sharing

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  5. Great job on your swipe background. I love the colors together. TFS

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  6. Beautiful! I have been wanting this set, now even more! I love how it all comes together.....perfect!
    Thank you for the nice comments on my blog!

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  7. This is such a great card! This is the perfect image for this technique, it looks awesome!

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  8. this is lovely, Darlene. Awesome backgound!

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  9. Beautiful work! I love the contrast of the colors!

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  10. Wow.. Darlene
    your background is fab!!!
    I love your card!
    Hugs Gisela

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  11. Your cards are beautiful! You are a inspiration to me. Now that I am working four days a week I am finding time to stamp difficult...too tired!

    I will try to do one of your challenges soon...

    Thanks for the help with my blog, too. I still have to do that, also!

    Thanks for being a friend...

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  12. This card is absolutely beautiful. What else is there to say?!

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  13. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving all those lovely comments. I put your blog on my blog list also. I have visited your blog before, but didn't leave comments because I left comments on splitcoast. I agree with you that you really get to know a person better by their blog. Even my daughter, who I'm very close with, says she is seeing another side of me through my writing on my blog. I really love this technique on this wolf card you made. I have yet to do this challenge. It can be so hard trying to keep up on all the challenges on splitcoast and the blogs I follow. But its fun. I love this image though! Its on my wishlist!

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  14. You SHOULD be happy with how this turned out! It's AWESOME!

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Darlene