Monday, March 10, 2014

Retro Sketches 105 Hello Speech Bubble Card

Quick card from the weekend for this week's Retro Sketch:
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I originally wanted the gold at the bottom to be painted, but then I realized I didn't have gold acrylic paint on hand, so I used gold glitter instead. Scrappy Tape (which is a cheaper alternative to Scor-Tape) works pretty well for keeping glitter adhered. The base patterned paper is Teresa Collins > Tell Your Story > Tickets (the B side with the grid, which is all I've used so far and I think I should get more at the rate that I'm using it . . .). I cut out one of the speech bubble pairs from Carta Bella > Hello Again > Chit Chat patterned paper and stamped with "hello" since the speech bubbles were blank.

2 comments :

  1. I LOVE the glitter. So the glitter isn't really messy with that tape? I love the look of this technique but am so afraid to try it because I hate having glitter fall off my card. Love how you used the speech bubbles on this and cut out the end of the card for the banner.

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  2. This is very pretty!! I love the glittery gold bottom!!

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