Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Visible image...Tala Catching Dreams

hi guys I'm here with my Wednesday 
and this week i was set a challenge by my teamie Pauline :)
the challenge was 3 colours of my choice, 

so i chose, turquoise, yellow and purple. i stamped coloured and cut Tala, then i stamped the dragonfly 6 times, and coloured, then covered the wings in deco art triple thick gloss glaze, and sprinkled with glitter.
this was where i got a little stuck! what was i going to do for a background! i looked through all my papers and nothing jumped out at me, then i remembered i had bought my hubby the Encoustic art iron and waxes a good while back, about 2 years or more !! so i thought id have a play and see what i came up with, its a little tricky to get the hang of at first but so much fun . Anyway after some trial and error i finally got a background i liked, now i needed to get the tree in.. humm apparently you cannot stamp on wax even with stazon LOL, OK so that one went in the bin, next i stamped first then waxed...humm not bad but the white wax on the sky showed over the tree making it almost foggy...( now there is an idea for another make ;) )  OK so onto the next try, (I'm getting a bit more confident with the wax by now) so , stamp then wax but using clear wax with a little turquoise and purple wax for the sky, yay! it worked, so now i had my tree, i stamped the word believe and fussy cut  then stuck on the card, next the arrows where stamped and cut and stuck , this was all mounted onto a deep turquoise card base, then Talia was added , and the dragonfly's cut and layered with the top set of wings gently shaped, I'm quite pleased with it though the dragonfly's are a little darker than i wanted but even so they are sparkly and pretty lol.
on the insert i used the dream catcher and the follow your dreams,

hope you like it :)

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  1. Stunning Kay, I love the background and those dragonflies look fabulous.
    Linda xxx

  2. Fantastic card Kay, I love the wax background, in fact I love it all, you well and truly nailed my Challenge, with knobs on, but then I knew you would !! Big hugs P xxxx

  3. Kay this is so pretty, fab make.Joey x

  4. it! Thanks Kay xx

  5. Wonderful creation, love that VI stamp.

  6. Gorgeous card . What a cut image

  7. Stunning Kay, that background is amazing and I can't believe that it is done with wax, it is so effective. Hugs xx

  8. Absolutely brilliant. I'm also pleased that you shared the trial and error process of getting the background right!