Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Belli Challenge #51

This week Belli Challenge was to create artwork using re-inkers. I chose to use Old Olive and More Mustard re-inker. The technique is called Embossed Lumieres. I wish my camera would have picked up more of the shimmer that this technique gives. Really pretty in person! I used some things that I haven't used for a long time. White Lumiere paint for one. The stamp was painted with re-inkers using a small paint brush. Next I used a stipple brush and pounced on the white Lumiere on the inked image. Last step was to stamp on a scrap piece of designer paper then emboss the image with clear embossing powder. This is the first time I have tried this technique. I love the shimmer and the deep color you get from painting with re-inkers. I'll be doing this again!!!!

Stamp set: Measure of a life by Stampin'Up!, other stamp used from See-D's Nature Print. Hardware hinge I picked up at Pat Catan's, stiching done with linen thread, and up in the corner you can see just a touch of twill Chocolate Chip tape.

Want to see more Belli Challenges? Check out Chrissy's site

Stay warm everyone!! BRRRR it's still cold in my neck of the woods. I'm freezing!!!

Stamping Trails

Karen 213

P/S Come on can do it.....stay on the Biggest Loser Ranch! And I'm shocked to see that Joelle didn't get kicked off the ranch.


Danita said...

Karen, this is just gorgeous!!! What a great technique you used!!! I love the colors you picked!!! Great job with this challenge!!!

Holly said...

Beauuuuuuuutiful! I can just imagine the shimmer from the lumiere on this card.

Chrissy D said...

WOW I can only imagine the shimmer - this is gorgeous on its own! Thanks for playing in the Belli Challenge!

Joan Ervin said...

This turned out sooo pretty, Karen!!! I love the look you achieved with the ink, colors and Lumieres!!!

Shelly Koskinen said...

This card is beautiful.

Debby said...

Love this, I bet the shimmer is really pretty IRL. Great job Karen.
Angel hugs

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Wow!! This is just gorgeous!! I love that hardware placement too!!

Christi said...

Wow is this gorgeous!!!!