Friday, November 25, 2016

A little G45 ish

I had to do a swap this week using a g45 stamp, any g45 stamp.  I have a bunch so that was going to be an easy swap.  Except on thing, the stamps were packed and sealed.  And I wasn't about to start unpacking and looking for one stamp.  I had a backup plan.
I own  a copy of the public domain art the stamp came from in the first place!  Here it is, you can have it too!
 I have some crafty stuff unpacked, but not much. I really wanted to make a card with a lot of pop.  There are so many card makers out there and so many tutorials and demos and don't even get me going on cas-ing and Pinterest - you card makers know what I mean!!  I wanted this to also be a little different!  When you only have scraps to work with you really do become a little more clever.

I wouldn't have reached for this specialty as a first choice :
I just added a little ink and it became quite special!!


But that still leaves me with the image and a LOT of white space, I'm really not fond of white space unless it is a CAS card. 


So I fussy cut the image, glittered her dress, found a feather and made a boas.

Then I dug in my odd paper drawer and found this tissue paper - perfect! 



and here is my finished g45ish card!
the "stamped" image is on foam tape. 


I hope you can find some time to create this weekend, save yourself the stampede at the craft store and use what you've got!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Ginny M

I'm also entering this card on a new to my challenge blog called 'Jest Keep On Creating' Check it out!


3 comments:

  1. thank you for the freebie Ginny, and I must say your finished card is not only very creative, but absolutely stunning!!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Hadn't heard of G45 images, lovely olde worked feel well done indeed, Ginny!!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  3. I love this, what an awesome card. Wow, so awesome. Is G45 for the year 1945 or what? Now you have me curious LOL which isn't hard to do LOL

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