21 November 2012

Totally flippin' awesome!

I have managed to sneak an afternoon's crafting and I just had to take part in this fortnight's Everything Wendy Vecchi challenge which is to make the great Ms Vecchi a birthday card! Now that is what I would call incredibly daunting! I mean, what do you make for someone whose art you have the ultimate respect for and leaves you in awe?! I don't really make cards so I took a different approach and made a little plaque. 
I love using Art Parts and I wanted to try something different for me so I adhered some Tissue Wrap as a background and used Fresh Lime and Vibrant Turquoise Dylusions sprays to give the Tissue Wrap a little interest. I added a little Gathered Twigs Distress Ink at the edges. The Mini Frame Art Part was also inked with the sprays. I used the honeycomb stamp from Art for You randomly in the background and on the mini frame. The wasp (which I am again pretending is a bee!) was stamped onto coordinating Art Parts and the black ink was embossed. 
The body of the wasp/bee was inked with WIld Honey Distress Stain and the wings were given a little silver shimmer. The 'BE YOU' sentiment is again from the Art for You set and the 'Totally flippin' Awesome' is from Accents for Art. I hope Wendy likes it! I'm off to the Post Office so I hope it gets there in time!
Edit: Wendy featured her birthday cards on her blog. To see them in all their glory pop over here!
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14 comments:

Ria Gall said...

OMG Gabrielle
That is flippin amazzzzing. I love what you have done on this plaque it is fantastic and so well thought out.
Ria

Sara said...

Just Love it xxxx

Helen said...

It'll be about 2 weeks early! It is absolutely gorgeous!! Lucky you being able to play this afternoon!

isisimaginings.com said...

Gorgeous!

Yours Artfully said...

Of course she's gonna like it, it's fabulous!!!!

L.

CraftygasheadZo said...

Gert lush (as we say down here in Zummerset!) Really fab. I must play with my art parts & not be scared!! Am sure itll be gratefully received. Take care Zo xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

It's fabulous, love the colors and the wordplay.

butterfly said...

What a gorgeous object... just love that glorious background! And the bee frame looks wonderful against it...
Alison x

snazzyoriginal said...

Love it!

Claudine C. said...

This is really awesome, Mrs. Wendy is going to love it!!

Marjie Kemper said...

Beautiful! Love how the TT took the sprays. I bet Wendy will love it too. How cool the words fit perfectly in that AP!

Ally White Cat said...

This is wonderful ..I know Wendy will love it.Beautiful work.
susan s.

Wanda H said...

Beautiful!!!

Dee's Craft Room said...

Love this!!!!

Dionne xx