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Big City Wish

>> Friday, September 30, 2016

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff 

Happy Friday!
And happy LAST day of September! Yikes! Where has this year gone? Don't look now... Christmas is right around the corner. I'm going to play Scarlett O'Hara and think about that tomorrow. Or the next day. For today, I have a fairly easy card to share. I used the colors from the Splitcoast color challenge because I thought they would be pretty behind a black silhouette skyline. The colors are a dark purply raspberry, plum & lt gray. I die cut a white background, taped off the edges all around, then sponged on a combination of inks to try to get close to the colors. Then I stamped the Starry Bg first in the plum ink, then again in the white pigment ink across the top. 
The black city skyline & white silhouette behind it were added at the bottom & then I put into my Misti & inked only the BIG w/ a black marker & stamped it 3 times to get good coverage. The Wish was die cut once out of white & once out of black & stacked together to add on top of the BIG. The lt gray layer was die cut & added underneath. 

Here's a look at the inside. I used the negative of the die cut as a mask & sponged the city silhouette across the bottom.
Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!
Supplies:
stamps: DRS Designs - Dream Big, Starry Bg (inside - Birthday Wishes greeting)
paper: white, black, lt gray sparkle
ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress Inks spun sugar, milled lavender, Victorian velvet, seedless preserves, Printworks plum, Colorbox frost white pigment
accessories: Misti, Wink of Stella, City Nightline & Cityscape Silhouette dies, diagonal stitched rectangle dies, Wish die, stitched rectangle die



 

7 comments:

Sue said...

What an attention grabbing card Julie! Love the bright sky colors with the black skyline - and how you modified the Dream Big stamp!

Robin Clendenning said...

Ooh Julie, this is so gorgeous!! I love your starry night and the way you did your "Wish" Big using the Dream Big stamp! Amazing!
Love the inside too...very cool card and sooo pretty!

Donna Whitten said...

Great card!

nwilliams6 said...

Wow, Julie, this is so beautiful! I would love to get this birthday card - it is so festive, thoughtful, and gorgeous. Awesome ideas all the way around. Hugz

Shelia said...

Fabulous card, Julie. Love the sponged sky in those colors!

Janett Ray said...

Great card Julie love the sky.

Karin said...

Awesome card! Love the design and your night sky is off the charts beautiful!

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