Tuesday, April 14, 2009

New Stamps, Old Challenges.


Good Morning!

A couple of weeks ago, I did the OCC challenge and won the random prize drawing. That was so exciting, since I'm not the person who wins things out of the blue a lot. I got a $25 gift certificate for Clear Dollar Stamps. I chose two sets: Designer Garden and Ageless Antiques. They arrived in the mail yesterday and I couldn't wait to try them this morning. I chose the oven from the "Ageless Antiques" set. I knew that I wanted to keep the oven either black or grey for that vintage look, so I chose the colors based on a black and grey scheme. I decided to go with Kiwi Kiss and Cool Caribbean. I thought they looked pretty good together. What do you all think?
I also found my edge distresser tool (which I completely forgot I had) and used it on the black/kiwi piece and the grey/white piece to give it an antique look as well. I embossed the oven with black powder and then watercolored parts of it with a grey pencil and an aquapainters. Finally, I added the ribbon at the top and the eyelets for the finishing touch. Oh, and I used the SCS sketch from last week.
That's all for me today. Have a great day and thanks for visiting with me!

8 comments:

Becky said...

Congratulations ! I love this image, we use to have a stove similar to this when I was little, telling my age :). You did a wonderful job.

Michelle - transprntbutterfly on SCS said...

Great card! Congratulations on your win and enjoy your new stamps!

Jackie said...

Ooh, nice to see new rubber! Nice card btw...tfs!!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Congrats on the win! Love your image and you chose the perfect sketch to showcase your image.

sarahw said...

Love the vintage look of this card! What a great image. :)

Michelle said...

what a wonderful vinatge image...this is a beautiful card!TFS!

mamia said...

Love your color choices, lovely card.

Ann said...

Love this color combo, and the Swiss Dots are fab!


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