Sunday, 13 March 2011

Stampscape - Dream

Good Afternoon Girls!

It's blowing a southeaster with horizontal rain today so thought I'd play in my room after the chores were done! (Didn't get them all done because I'm solar powered and it's rather dark with all the heavy clouds)
I've had Ranger Perfect Pearls in my drawer for a while and finally thought up a use for them! I didn't want to be like other Stampscape artists using the pine stamped multiple times and fades into the background. So once again I thought outside the box and this is what I ended up with!
I used the small lakeside cove stamps and didn't put the pearls on until I was finished stamping. I thought doing it that way I'd get a crisper image using the perfect medium.
The tops of the trees and the water are done with the pearl finish to simulate moonlight kissing the tree tops and playing on the water. The rocks were done in gold and the tree bottoms were coloured with copper. I thought the bronze was too dark to use on black.
Once it was all dusted off I added some stars with a Jelly Roll star pen along with a few more ripple kisses in the water. Stars were added last and if you look closely you'll see a couple of constellations!
The scene was layered on gold shimmery paper and my Martha Stewart photo corner punch finished it off (Hmm I think they are now my signature on every Stampscapes piece!)
The dream stamp was from 'G' and stamped with Brilliance white and then embossed with Stampendous Pearl.
A bow with generic ribbon was made and topped off with a real jewel... just kidding! The background cardstock is quite a deep brown but I tried to use the dining room light to make the Perfect Pearls shine and ended up making the background look lighter with my fantabulistic photography skills!
Hope you like it!

I have entered this card in the following challenges:
Simon says Stamp! - Anything goes
Craft Us Crazy - Be ONE With NATURE
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9 comments:

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

This is my favorite so far. Sheree, you are so talented. I am so glad I found my way to your blog.

Frea said...

Hello Sheree, that is such a lovely card; love your stamping technique!! Thank you for joining us at Craft Us Crazy. Hugs Frea

Birgit said...

great technique on the card and it is so elegant-great for a man or a gal. Very beautiful

Victoria said...

Wow this is a beautiful card! Way to go!

Priyanka said...

I really like night sky when it is full of stars, I love ur scene which u create here, so beautiful ans silent,grt. yeah my bow, which you asking me, that is nothing how u all put bow in your card me too did the same way, actually cut that bow very short and cannot tie it up but did anyhow so its turn in this way,haha.

Leah said...

Hi Sheree! Your card is gorgeous as is your other cards I just peeked at! I wanted to say hi and thanks for visiting us at Heart Song Inspirations and wanted to invite you to come play with our weekly sketch challenge we just started, any image is welcome! Have a blessed day!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

Stunning card!!!

Thank you for participating in the Craft Us Crazy Challenge. I hope you'll do so again soon!

Anonymous said...

a WOW factor card!Beautiful,I'm justing starting to use stampscapes stamp, love them.I've added your instructions to my favorites to help me.thanks for sharing.

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ps-sorry I'm new to thisblog stuff & couldn't get it to take my comment any other way then"annonymous" I guess I need instructions to post comments as well.lol
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