Sunday, August 14, 2022

One More Lighthouse Card

 HelloHello, hope all is well in your part of the world.
I'm popping in with one more lighthouse card using an Inkadinkado stamp that I've had since 2010 but got inked for the first time now.
I chose this Splitcoaststampers sketch for my 4x6" card layout design.
This stamp had enough solid silhouette-like parts to it that I thought I'd try stamping it on a patterned paper scrap I had (in next pic below). I thought it would create some cool "windy" movement. After I stamped it with the Warm Breeze VF Clair and heat-embossed it with clear powder, I thought, I'm leaving it that way and decided not to color it. Of course, I had to add some gel-penning to the lighthouse and then to the setting sun and the water below that, all using my Sakura Starlight gel pens for a soft glitter. I ink-distressed my paper layers onto a stenciled background, shown below. Finally I added another of the framed sentiments I created in PSE on Springhill Digital card.
Here are the blue/green turquoise scraps and ink I used to make the card. The marbled paper square underneath the inkpad is what I stamped the focal image on.
I used the Tim Holtz Distress Layering stencil "Cells" with the Warm Breeze VF Clair to create tone-on-tone backgrounds for the front and back.
Hero Arts sentiments stamped with the Warm Breeze VF Clair.
The back together with the front to show continuity. The stenciled mat, a marbled paper scrap strip and a Sweet Stamp Shop siggie stamped on an inked mini-printer label that had been orphaned.
Here's the glitter and shine shot of the gel pens and heat embossing.
And final view. Well, that's enough lighthouses from me for awhile. I'm back tomorrow with a Christmas card.
Thanks for the visit and have a great week ahead, XXO

I heat-embossed my stamped focal image and stenciled my backgrounds (base mats) on front and back
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #527: AG w/Paper
Creative Fingers Challenge #236: AAG
Ink Distressing
Blue shades (in this case turquoise) are always my favorite and they pop with white or black


Leslie Miller said...

Oh, I like it stamped on designer paper! It's perfection front and back. I'm a fan of these beautiful Inkadinkado stamps. Your card is lovely. Thank you so much for joining in our Lighthouse challenge at Double D!

My name is Erika. said...

I'm glad you shared a close up because the texture and sparkle were not as clear in the whole view. They make the front of this card even more amazing. Have a great week. I am off to go pack and get ready for my little jaunt. Hugs-Erika

Diane said...

Clever idea to stamp on the designer paper, it turned out beautiful!! Thank you for joining our challenges at Colorful Options and Double D!
Diane CO DT and DD Co-Owner
{Nellies Nest}
{Colorful Options}

Darlene said...

Another beautiful seaside creation! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.


PS ... thanks for also sharing this beauty with us at Double D and Colorful Options! Good Luck!

ahlers5 said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous! I love it. I am working on seven lighthouse cards right now...all the same. I'm using Stampin' Up dies. I found a tutorial on You Tube that explains how to light them up. My husband is responsible for doing the lighting process. He is much more detail oriented than I am.

craftytrog said...

A gorgeous card! Great composition Aimeslee!

Alyson Mayo said...

What a beautiful image set in shades of green and blue - wonderful masculine birthday card. Thanks for sharing with us at HLS Birthday :)

Ellibelle said...

Absolutely beautiful! Perfect for a masculine card or anyone really! Love the way you made the lighthouse light sparkle and shine! Beautiful on the back too! Thank you so much for joining us at Four Seasons challenge!

Makira said...

💙💙💙 this! What a perfect blend of turquoise! I love the glitter used as the light coming out of the light house. Thank you for your continued support of the Colorful Options Challenge. Cheers, Makira

Bonnie Lynn said...

Beautiful!! Love the lighthouse stamped directly on the designer paper. Looks amazing especially with all of the sparkle you added.

Jane said...

That's so beautiful, love it! Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

The Dream Pages said...

Lovely scene you have created..
Thank you for joining AAA birthday challenges

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at Let's Craft and Create.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

sweetpea said...

Lovely creation. Thanks for sharing it with us at the Classic Design challenge Janet DT.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Four Seasons Challenge.

Heike said...

Was für ein wundervolles Projekt und tolle Farbe. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.

Ines said...

Super:)Thanks for playing with us at Let's Craft and Create :)Ines DT