Monday, October 26, 2009

Angel’s Landing ~ Match-Box Card

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Happy Monday Everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend!

My project today is actually a gift that I made for my mother-in-law. She loves birds and her garden is always filled with them. When I saw this new image from Angel’s Landing I knew that it would be perfect for her!

I created a match-box card. The card is adhered onto the 4 match-boxes and it ties shut with a ribbon. The image was colored with Copic markers and then I added a layer of UTEE (ultra thick embossing powder) to it so it will be more durable.

I actually "googled" cardinals and found color photos and when I saw that there are some that are not the traditional all red that I was used to seeing, I thought I would use this other color palette. I was talking to Judi and she was telling me that the males are the reds ones and the females are the ones with the more muted coloring! I didn’t know that!

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  • Image: Angel’s Landing: Seasons Tweetings
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Basic Black, Sahara Sand Cardstock, Parisien Breeze DP
  • Coloring: Copic Markers, UTEE
  • Embellies: SU! Chocolate Chip Silk Ribbon, Gemstone brads(handles), Hero Arts gems

I made the match boxes with a Stampin’ Up die. It was so much easier that measuring and cutting by hand!

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I want to thank Judi for asking me to be her October Guest for Angel’s Landing. She was such an absolute pleasure to work with and she is as lovely as her images! MWAH!

10 comments:

Sandie said...

Wow!! That is stunning! Love that matchbox card. Your image is so colourful.. gorgeous!

I'm sure your MIL will treasure it!

bluepoohbear75 said...

Great card. I love how you attached it to the matchboxes to make it a gift. TFS.

Lisa Foster said...

This is absolutely stunning! I know your MIL will LOVE it! Congrats on being the GD too!
Hugs,
Lisa

Debbie said...

I agree this is stunning.

Stamping Mutt said...

Jeanette: This is very pretty! I am sure your MIL is going to love and cherish this special gift.

Alma =)

Judi M said...

Jeanette, thanks so much for everything you've done as my Guest Designer this month. Your cards and projects have all been stunning, and I really appreciated the opportunity to get to know you better. I hate to see the month drawing to a close... I hope there will be more opportunities for us to work together in the future.

Jo said...

Gorgeous colouring and such a lovely idea. Jo x

Lynn said...

You have created another beautiful treasure with this unique matchbox card, Jeanette! Thank you so much for all the inspired pieces you have created with the Angels Landing images!

Tracey said...

Incredible Jeanette! your work is always amazing! xx

Cindy said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! I'm going to have to find the time to try this project!!

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