Friday, September 09, 2016

Shine Brightly with Embossed Gold Lanterns

Shine Brightly with Embossed Gold Lanterns
I am continuing my Mid-Autumn Festival cards today as the date to the festival is just next week. I hope I made enough cards to give away.

TGIF Challenges - TGIFC72 - Sketch
For this card, I am adopting TGIF Challenges - TGIFC72 - Sketch as shown above. The sketch is just perfect for the lanterns placement after I rotate it to the right!

Close-up: Embossed gold sentiment
I started out by stamping the lanterns and heat emboss them in gold. A line is hand drawn to connect the lanterns and heat embossed. The sentiment is stamped and heat emboss in gold as well.

Close-up: Embossed gold lanterns
Then, using distress ink, I colored the lanterns with clear Wink of Stella so that it will have shine on the lanterns that mimic the light glowing from within. In order to mimic the shine rays from the lanterns, a yellow ring is added to the edge of the lanterns using clear Wink of Stella.

Close-up: Shimmer on the lanterns
The background is applied with distress inks and later some water to mimic a night sky.

The scene is then attached onto a blue card base.

Dimension : A2 card or 4.25" x 5.5"
Type : Horizontal fold
Inlay : None

This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :
1) TGIF Challenges - TGIFC72 - Sketch (ends by 15 September 2016)
2) Brown Sugar Challenge #215 - Anything Goes (ends by 15 September 2016)
3) CAS-ual Fridays CFC156 - Dimension & Bling (ends by 20 September 2016)
4) Crafty Girls Creation Challenge 25 Anything Goes (ends by 22 September 2016)

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5 comments:

Jeanna Bohanon said...

What a fun take on this sketch! Thanks so much for playing along t TGIF Challenges!!!

Scrappin Sue said...

Very nice love the gold
Thanks for sharing at Brown Sugar Challenges x

Mercedes said...

Awesomely creative take on this weeks TGIF sketch! Beautifully done!

Holly Stene said...

Lovely card! The sentiment is a sweet one and a great choice for the lanterns. Hope to see you playing along again at TGIF :)

Sandy How said...

Lovely work. Great embossing. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Girls Creations and hope to see you again.
Hugs, Sandy DT

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