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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wild Wednesday

So I was up trying to get my blog post all ready for today when my computer decided to stop working for me.  UH! Electronics!  They sure can be a nuisance!  So here I am trying to get this post done on my husbands laptop.  It is harder than I would think when I don't have any of my software loaded to this computer or any of my bookmarks..files etc.  Wow it makes me think what I take for granted everyday.  When I expect my computer to work for me.  Sooo I don't have a picture of my latest project for ya just yet.  Today a new challenge begins at The Wild Flower Patch.  This week we created projects with a glass effect.  I created a stained glass effect that I hope to share with you soon.  In the meantime be sure to check out all the dt projects on The Wild Flower Patch blog.  I hope to be back really soon with my project.

In other news, I am having a recent card featured over on the Nikki Sivilis blog today!!  WOOHOO!  It just happens to be of a Wildflower Patch kid too!  Go check it out..I am excited and honored to be featured today. 

Alright I am off to go try and tackle the computer mess.  Hope to be back up and running soon. 




***UPDATE***

YAY!  I finally got my card all loaded up...sheesh.  So here it is. Hope you like it.

Wanna see how I did it?  
Remember back in the day in art class when you probably took tissue paper and created a sort of collage of paper and it looked like stained glass?  Well, that is what I did to the pot of these flower.  Then I added some glimmer mist and crystal laquer over the top to created a glass effect...
Here are the steps.
Okay so I started piecing some tissue paper over top of the pot part of this digital stamp.
After all the tissue paper was glued down I spayed it with some glimmer mist.  Let that dry then covered this area with the crystal laquer.
Here it is all finished and looking like a glass bowl.  The flowers I colored with Prismacolor pencils and cut out.  Then I glued them over the top added a few pearls and inked the edges. I don't feel like the pictures really do a good job of showing the full effect. Wish I could have captured it better for you to see. I want to do it on a larger scale next time.
Well, there you have it.  My glass effects card for the Wild Flower Patch challenge.  It is a little late...but up at last.  :-)
Happy crafting!  JennK

6 comments:

Leigh Ann Baird said...

I hope your computer problems are over soon and i can't wait to see your WFK project!

Jan said...

shucks! Hope you get it up and running!!

Jacqueline said...

Cant wait to see your WFK card!! Congrats on being featured on that blog!

Lelia Pierce said...

Well, that is very cool, Jenn! I don't remember doing that back in the day. Love it!

XXX

itsabrt said...

Like is an understatement this is fabulously amazing! Beth

Terry said...

Such a pretty flower basket! Thank you for visiting my blog and congratualtions for being a DT member of Creative Inspirations!