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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Happy Birthday Melina!

Hello Friends,
Today we are celebrating Melina's birthday.  She is the leader of the Craft Gals group over at SCS. I hope she has a beautiful day and gets to enjoy it.  

I have been taking a class over at CMC Online Classroom and in the class Suzanne Dean showed us how to color a copper pot and use patina to make it look a bit old.  Very fun technique!

Recipe
Image:  Designed 2 Delight
Ink:  Copic, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper:  Cryogen & Cosmo Cricket
Inside Sentiment:  American Art Stamp
Embellishment: Ribbon, brad, flower, pearls








Melina started a challenge blog a few months ago and I have not gotten a chance to play along.  Well, today that will change.  My card fits her challenge perfectly over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.  Check it out and play along!

I would like to enter this in the following challenges also:
Alphabet Challenge - G is for Garden
Card Makin Mamas - Flowers
Crafty Catz - Happy Birthday
Fat Pages With Attitude - Butterflies and blooms
The Poodles Parlour - Anything goes
Do You Stack Up - Flowers
CMC - Anything goes


Thanks for stopping by!  Have a fantastic weekend!

Until next time!
Athina

22 comments:

  1. I really love this card!! So that is real copper? No, it can't be it has a handle stamped on it. Or you stamped on the copper? What a great look. I have copper sheets that I've changed the color of, I think it was with the heat tool. It's been so long ago I can't remember.

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  2. I dearly LOVE this card!! Did you stamp on copper sheeting? I have some copper and I remember changing the color with.... heat I think, maybe my embossing gun? It's been years. You've inspired me to get it out and use it.

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  3. Beautiful card, thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  4. Hi Athina
    A beautiful card love the colour's thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  5. Very nice card and the copper pot is amazing!

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  6. Wow! Very cool it really looks like a copper pot!

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  7. This is even more beautiful in real life! Thank you so, so much for this great Birthday card and thank you for playing at Twisted Tuesdays! :)

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  8. Beautiful work in capturing the patina look! Looks so real

    Shelby

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  9. Thank you for joining us at Poodles Parlour with your super card. Loving this image and your colouring is fantastic..well done

    Sylvia x

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  10. Your coloring is amazing! I love this card--it is just striking!

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  11. Super job - Suzanne's classes are so good

    kitten - DYSU team

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  12. Beautifully done and such amazing coloring (you always do such lovely coloring)! Thanks for playing along!

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  13. OH WOW Athina, I know I always compliment your colouring, but I have to say it again... THAT POT IS ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUSLY COLOURED!!!.

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous card Athina! Your coloring is stunning!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  15. Your coloring is amazing and what a nice touch to add pearls to the center of the flowers!

    Thank you for participating in this week's Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

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  16. Fabulous card. Love the coloring and the added patina. Your flowers are amazing! Great job.

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  17. Very elegant card Athina! I love your coloring. The copper pot coloring is gorgeous.

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  18. Gorgeous card Athina :-) such a pretty image and your colouring is fabulous !! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  19. Such an amazing card! Love it! The pot is awesome!! You really did a super job! :)

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  20. Very pretty, love the pearl centers! thanks for playing along with CMM!

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  21. lovely card, great colors, thank you for joining us at Fat Pages With Attitude this fortnight xx

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