Sunday 3 January 2016

Welcome 2016

While I was out between Christmas and the New Year, I bought a copy of Creative Stamping magazine, you know for a quiet read when everyone had gone home!
Along with the mag came a set of stamps with a Hollywood glamour theme, I thought they could be quite useful so I indulged.
Having played around with the stamps I decided to make a card or two with the results, so here is one of them.

I used quite a few different bits and bobs for this, a MFT skyline die, Happy from my Balloons and Banners set from Dee's Artsy Inpressions, digits from Uniko's Classic Numbers, an embossed star panel courtesy of my friend Di  and of course the glamourous lady from the free set.
To make the lady I had to stamp the dress and then made a mask before stamping again with the glamourous lady, the martini is from the same set.
To create the lights in the buildings I first cutb the skyline in black then without taking the black die cut out I partially cut again with some glittery hammered gold card this time. The sentiment was die cut with a MFT banner from a Blueprint set. The skyline was popped up on pads above the starry background and the lady was glued flat onto the top panel then popped up on pads over the embossed stars.
There was also a dapper gent with the lady, but more of him later!

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  1. What a fabulous card, she looks so glamorous ! I gave the stamps too but not used them, looking forward to seeing what you have done with the man stamp!


  2. Fabulous image and a great background but she looks a bit too sober for NYE but there again she is a sophisticated Lady.
    Thank you for joining in our What's New challenge at Allsorts.


  3. What a glamorous way to see in the new year! I love your Hollywood starlet card. Thanks for joining in with my Numbers Challenge over at The Paper Players this week!

  4. Julie what a stylish card you have created. She looks so elegant in red and the city lights behind her makes her look so mysterious!!
    Dr Sonia

  5. Brilliant card and so much masking. All the bits and pieces add up to a wonderful end result.

  6. Stunning and gorgeous new year greetings!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts "What's new" Challenge, good luck;-))m

  7. Julie, this is so gorgeous! I love the gorgeous red dress and the martini! What a great New Year"s card! Thank you for joining us at The paper Players this week! XX

  8. Oh I love your card! That image is so glamorous - Happy New Year to you too!

  9. This challenge was begging for a 2016 card and you did a great job! Thanks for joining us at AAA card challenges.


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