Thursday, September 22, 2011

Beacon of Light

Hello! My card today used a lighthouse from By The Sea and sentiment from Sending Sunshine.

I stamped the lighthouse on a Pure Luxury White background, cut to 2 1/4 by 3 3/4 inches, using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I colored with Copics, starting with N5. 

Added N3. 

Added N1 and used my blender pen to smooth out the highlights.

I used Y21 and Y000 to add a light shining from the lighthouse.

For the bluffs the lighthouse rests on, I started with N7.

Added N5.

Then filled in with N3.

I colored in the image completely with a VersaMarker pen so my embossing powder would stick, then heat embossed with clear embossing powder.

I used a sticky note to mask the bottom and sponged Memento Cantaloupe ink using my Sponge Dauber. I just got some of these smaller sponge daubers and really like them to be able to sponged smaller areas like doing this sun.

I used another small sponge dauber to add some Memento Rose Bud ink.

Then back to my normal Jumbo Sponge Dauber to sponge Memento Lulu Lavender for the sky.

I cut a thin pie shaped from a sticky note to mask an area for the lamp shine. Then sponged Memento Grape Jelly ink.

I moved the mask to cover the sky and sponged Memento Grape Jelly, darker than the sky, for the sea.

I used an opaque white gel pen to add some ripples to the water. Then I layered with Pure Luxury Black Onyx and White. The white is cut to 3 3/4 by 5. The card base is Pure Luxury Vibrant Purple. I used my Scor-Pal to score the white layer after stamping the sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a fantastic day.


Patti J said...

Theresa, I don't know how it's possible for your cards to get any better, but they do!!! Oh my gosh, girl, this card is so beautiful. I'm in need of a sympathy card, and this would make such a pretty card. Now, if I only had your talent!!! Absolutely stunning, my friend! Take care, and thanks for sharing :)

Judy I said...

Beautiful card! I love the shades of purple.

Becky said...

I agree with Patti :)..every card you do looks awesome :)

Karin said...

Love your cards..Really pretty, but always wondered what size the paper was. Thanks for posting that info. it helps alot :)


Oh my! This is so beautiful! Thanks for the tutorial. Oh, need more words :O)

Luv 2 Create said...

I am at a loss for words. This is just gorgeous, and I am not usually a purple fan. Truely amazing.

Nana Donna said...

Fabulous thanks for the instructions. You are so very talented

Marimer said...

Enhorabuena, Teresa, cada vez son mas maravillosas, ├ęsta de hoy me encanta, los tonos elegidos y todas las explicaciones que das, gracias por compartir.

Shereen said...

Absolutely Stunning. Never thought the colour purple could be so beautiful - Well Done!

Betty Neville said...

Wow Theresa! What an amazing card! Beautifully done!

Barb Ghig said...

Another really STUNNING card! Your details are just beautiful, and I love that you used unconventional, so pretty!

Thanks for the tutorial,'re the BEST!!!!!!!