Saturday, 18 April 2009


It's been a lovely day here, lots of sunshine - fingers crossed the sunshine stays with us for tomorrow as it is our 'Official' Club Opening Day!
I started this ATC last night and finished it this morning. It wasn't made for a challenge or anything, merely made because I have done so little in creative mode just recently.
I covered the ATC in brown mulberry paper and then distressed using a cream versamark ink. I then added the hieroglyphic printed paper attaching with 3d foam.
I have hardly used this set of stamps from Hero Arts so decided to give at least one of them a try! I stamped it onto black paper and then gold embossed, I think it's turned out OK! Again this was attached with 3d foam. I randomly gold embossed the entire ATC before threading the beads onto wire and glueing in place. I chose blue, black and gold as these colours always remind me of Tutankhamun's mask.
To complete the ATC I used a black cat brad, a 'coin' and glued on a couple more loose beads in the same colours.


Debby said...

I took one glance and went OMG! This is gorgeous!

Deby said...

Simply stunning!

Sherry said...

It's great Viv - the beads really finish it off superbly too.

Kristen said...

Viv, this is gorgeous! Wonderfully done!

Pattie said...

This caught my eye ,amazing love the colours beads the works lol

Anne said...

This is gorgeous Viv, I love the gold embossing, very rich and sumptuous ATC