Tuesday, November 27, 2018

AALL&Create Guest Designer Project - Checkmate

Hi folks, I'm sharing another AALL&Create Guest Designer project using Chess Art #115 and Chess Pieces #122 designed by Bipasha BK and For The Record  #125 designed by Aida Domisiewicz along with Stencils #21, #30 and #39 all designed by Autour De Mwa. I love the detail on the Chess Art stamp set and it reminds me that life is very like a game of chess, all about strategies and making good moves. You can find all the products I used and a list of stockists HERE
I trimmed Distress Watercolor card to measure  9" x 4", applied Black Soot Distress Oxide ink through Stencil #30 using a mini round blending tool,spritzed with water and blotted with a paper towel
added dots using Stencil #21
and more dots using Stencil #39 with Dusty Concord Distress Oxide ink
I stamped the image from Chess Art #115 on to the panel with Versafine Onyx Black
added the circle images from For The Record #125 inked with Dusty Concord
I stamped the image from #115 again on to a scrap of Distress Watercolor card, fussy cut and added shading with diluted Dusty Concord.
I stamped the circle numbers from #125 with Dusty Concord, attached the chess pieces with Tim Holtz/Sizzix Mini Foam Adhesive and added highlights to the chess pieces with a Signo Uniball Silver Gel Pen.

I stamped "Checkmate" from Chess Pieces #122, trimmed, edged with Dusty Concord and fixed in place with mini foam adhesive.

I added strips of striped paper from my stash to the top and bottom edges and matted the panel on to a 4.1/2" x 7.1/2" Black card blank.

Hugs Kath xxx






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6 comments:

  1. Lovely background and those stamps are amazing in your hands Kath xx

    TFS and hugs
    Annie xx

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  2. Wow Kath, the amount of work that goes into making cards like this one is just amazing but so worth it, I love the finished design, its gorgeous.xx

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  3. I absolutely love the chess stamp sets, this card is stunning with so many beautiful layers! Hugs, Anne xx

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  4. Beautiful! I love the background and the pink just makes everything pop.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Great design.I watched this company on Create and Craft a couple of weeks ago.hugs xx

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Thanks for taking the time to visit me in the cubbyhole...I love to hear from you.
hugs Kath xxx