Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Machine Love


So I worked on this cute little card last night.
I used the cuttlebug to make the background. Then I used the new Tim Holtz die to create the machine gears. I didn't use paper I used transparency. I used gold, coppeer, silver, and watermelon alcohol ink to color the gears.
On the background I shaded the design to give it more diminsion with Tim Holtz soot black distressing ink pads.
I took black cardstock and placed different rub-ons to make the lettering. Cut to size of the words.
I used pop-up dots to create diminsion off the card on the gears and wording. I wanted the word love to stand out so I used a clear sticker with the word love on it. Then took white enamel accents to make the dots on the word love.
I hope you like and always thanks for looking!
Here are the challenges this card are for this week:
1) Creative Belli: Alter it- transparencies (Wed)
2) Stampavie and More: #102 - Anything goes (Wed)
3) Shelly's Images: Any Day Any time (Thur)
4) Stampin' B's: Polka Dots (on the word love) (Fri)
5) Crazy 4 Challenges: Black, White, and Red (red letters of love)(Sat)
6) Just us Girls: Ink, Spray, Smash (Sat)
7) Mark's Finest Papers (Speedy cat): Punch it (Sat)
8) Ann's Creative Nook: Anything goes (Sun)
9) Crafty Ho's challenge Blog: Black, White, and ____ (Sun)
10) Sentimental Sundays: I can see clearly now (well it WAS clear) (Sun)
11) Sundays with Crissy: Monochromatic Mostly! (Sun)
12) Cupcake Craft Challenge: Acetate (Mon)
13) Practical Scrappers: Embossing (Mon)
14) Riley and Company: Cut it Out and Pop it up! (Tues)

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful background. Fun card. Lots of challenges - wow. Thanks for getting inky (literally) with Just Us Girls this week.

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  2. You achieved a very cool background that compliments your elements to a Tee JoAnn! Fab job this week!

    Thanks for getting down and inky with Just Us Girls this week!

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  3. WOW Jo Ann!!!! A lot of challenge!!!!
    Beautiful card and amazing text.
    Thanks for joining us at SAM challenge.
    Hugs
    Giò

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  4. Gorgeous! Very clever!

    Thank you for joining us for the Sentimental Sundays challenge.

    Cheryl
    http://shestamps.blogspot.com/

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  5. Great texture, great die-cuts, and a great "ransom note" letters on your sentiment! Your card seriously kicks ass and takes names! Thanks so much for working the corner with The Crafty Hos! :D MWAH!

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  6. Great distressing and clever idea! Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  7. What a fun card! Love the bronze look and the machine parts :) What a great background you created with the ink, spray smash technique! Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls! We appreciate your support!

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  8. Very cool card!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  9. thanks for going 'dotty' with the Stampin B's

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  10. Fun card! Love those gears Thank so much for playing along with JUGS this week.

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  11. Love all the copper, gold, and silver. Thanks for using those 'dots' and joining the Stampin B this week.

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  12. oh wow, what fun! Fabulous creation JoAnn!
    Thank you for joining us @ Belli!
    Blessings!

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  13. Oh my gosh...what detail! I love when I notice things that I have!!! I have the folder with the circles.... :)

    My hat goes off to you getting this fab card into so many challenges. Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Practical Scrappers.

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  14. Nice job.

    Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  15. What an absolutely fabulous card. Thanks for playing along with Speedy's Friends this week.

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  16. Very cool card! So different:) Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy!

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  17. oh how cool is that?!? thanks for playing with us at SS this week!

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  18. Awwwww this is sooooo cute, thanks for joining us at The Crafty Ho’s Challenge blog! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!

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  19. Totally Cool! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Sundays with Crissy!

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  20. How clever and cool!! Great job! thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge.

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