Saturday, 8 November 2008

Saturday's workout "Antique Paper"




The theme at SaWo is to antique paper. Really liked the idea of this theme, Sandy is so clever to think of something new every week.


Anything I do at the moment seems to eventually turn into a Christmas card. I made an antique heart, using mount board and sticking a little transferred image (using Golden gel medium) behind the aperture that I cut out. I used distress inks and then varnished everything with tea dye varnish to give it the antique look.Then like I said , I could not help myself and turned it into a Christmas card.

18 comments:

  1. I am really liking your non-traditional Christmas cards. This is beautiful!

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  2. I really like your 'Christmas' heart!

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  3. Oh Astrid wie ist das schöön.
    Herrlich. Gefällt mir.

    Vielen lieben Dank für diesen wunderschönen Beitrag zu SaWo.

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  4. Gorgeous, I have not yet tried varnishes it is something else for me to have a go at!

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  5. So!!!!!!!!!! very very beautiful Astrid. What a great idea and what a very gorgeous cards. Love it!!

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  6. What a wonderful Christmas card, Astrid!

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  7. really gorgeous card Astrid!! love it!

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  8. Really fantastic. Great idea the use of a heart. Love it.

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  9. schitterend werk weer !!!
    gr wil

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  11. Gorgeous piece of work Astrid, and a great Xmas card

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  12. Gorgeous card! Love the antique paper look!

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  13. Beautiful card. Love the heart.

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