Thursday, January 22, 2009

Arty Girlz Challenge #69

The challenge this week on Arty Girlz is from guest designer....the fabulous Fabrizio and is.....

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I love working with acetate cards and had to find an excuse to play with my new My Creative Scrapbook Kit and the fabulous papers from WeR Memory Keepers.
and the inside of the card
and a little sneaky close-up
Papers: WeR Memory Keepers...Whiteout Collection
Ribbon: American Crafts
Alphabet: Pink Paislee...Holly .......Orange Crush
Acetate can be difficult to work with....you don't want glue to be showing on the inside....so here is how I made this card.
Covered the inside and outside back of the acetate with paper.
The ribbon is attached to the outside using double sided tape and then another length of ribbon attached on the inside exactly matching up and cut perfectly with my "can't live without" Fiskars scissors.  For decorating the front of the acetate... the secret is to use images that can be mirrored on the inside of the acetate so they are glued back to back and no glue shows...... and the inside scalloped circle can be used for your message.
Back later with another challenge perhaps but definitely some sneaky peeks.....Hugs Kath xxxxxxxx
P.S. to answer Dawny's question....the branch...leaves and bird were all cut from one of the patterned papers and Sarah's question....I buy my acetate from Craftwork Cards....A4 sheets because it's the perfect thickness for scoring and folding....you don't want it too thick.

24 comments:

Dawny P said...

Aww it's gorgeous Kath xxxx I LOVE acetate but it can be a sod to work with can't it!! But you did the most fab job here - love those colours as well. Did you draw the leaves and bird yourself cos they are so lovely. Hugs xxxxx

Zoe said...

Its a gorgeous card! I really like the colours!

Sarah said...

A fabulous card Kath - gorgeous zingy colours!

I have a little question too - where do you get the acetate and how thick does it have to be?

Julie said...

Fabulous Card Kath, that little bird is so sweet !!

Thanks for joining in with Arty Girlz once again

Julie xx

p.s I didn't stop following you... but somehow I did ??!!

Does that make sense? lol

Going to click the follow button again grr xx

kim-paperbabe said...

Love these papers your card is gorgeous and so creative, the inside is very well thought about, and love the colours too! TFS Kim x

Marja Sch said...

Wonderful acetate card. So well done I love it. Hugs Marja

Allison said...

fab card Kath, will have to get a move on with the challenges this week not done them yet! if only there was another 10 hours in a day!
AllisonX

NGCARDS said...

This is gorgeous hun, I agree that kit is wonderful! xxx

Lorraine Robertson said...

Hey you, remember the other week you told me to slow down I was going to fast... well dito my lovely... boy are you on a roll or what... yet another gorgeous creation....

Hugs
Lorraine xxx

Alison said...

Stunning card my fabby friend. You are so clever. Love the acetate been a chicken to try it before but you might just have inspired me :) Have a lovely day.

Alison said...

Stunning card Kath, love the acetate been a chicken and never used it before but I think you might just inspired me. Have a lovely day.

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my this is just so fabulous! Love your papers and your design is just fantastic!
Thanks so much for the brilliant tips.
hugs
kim x

Yankee in England said...

what a sweet card! Love teh bird

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful card. Love the dimension the accetate is giving to the creation. Lovely colours as well. Hugs from Desire

Olenka said...

SOO adorable!! wow

Sonia said...

Love the papers and your design is just fabulous.

Sonia (Sony) :)

Happy Crafter said...

Wow Fantastic Kath love everything about it :)
Val xxx

RubyMay said...

wow...I am so impressed ....not only by the wonderful card you've made but by the great photo too! lovely work Kath x

Oliva said...

Great card! I've been dying to create an acetate card, but was unsure how to make one. Thank you for the inspiration and tips.
XXX

Oliva said...

Beautiful card! I've always wanted to try creating an acetate card, but was unsure how easy it would be. Thank you for the tips :-)
XXX

Tip Top said...

Beautiful card!!

Dawn said...

This is just stunning!
Uggh I can't get on with acetate - it HATES me!!!
I head for the hills screaming - I need to get over my fear me thinks!!! LOL

Dawn
xx

Terrie B x said...

Absolutly `Beautiful` card...I love accetate but hate creating with it!!!..
Mine always ends up with ten million finger prints all over it!!!Rofl...:)
TFI:)~X~

crissi said...

stunning card Kath its so cute

Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge

crissi xx

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