Saturday, June 18, 2011

Winging it with Grungy Monday!

Well I finally got around to creating something this week, thanks to a swap invite from The BrakeFast Club, "Wings."  The Dragonfly stamps are from I Brake For Stamps and there are four different sizes I believe.  I used one of the new Tim Holtz Texture Fades embossing folder and did the Cuttlebug Highlight technique from the Technique Junkies.  IBFS also has a new challenge blog and this week it is for "techniques" and so we are off for our first visit there.  There is also a random prize at the new IBFS challenge blog, so stop by!  Our Grundy Monday adventure with Linda has us taking a technique trip back to January 2008 with Mr. Holtz, who we all just adore.  Vicki's Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge is "Things with Wings." so we buzzing by there also.  Last but not least on the challenge flight, Simon Says Stamp and Show Your Distressed/Torn Edges.
I inked the center dragonfly with several colors and then gave it a quick spray with Iridescent Gold, Glimmer Mist.  Once dried, I embossed with clear EP.  During the background creation, I also gave quick sprays of the Glimmer Mist, including over the final embossing step.

Sorry I have not been as active with blogging, but I just have had to keep my computer/typing time to a minimum.  So if I have not been visiting as much, I am still around and thinking of you!  Have a wonderful weekend!

Paper is Stampin Up, Cool Caribbean, Mellow Moss, Whisper White, Glimmer Mist, Distress Inks Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, Bundled Sage, Forest Green, Mustard Seed, Walnut Stain, Close to Cocoa Ink Marker. 

57 comments:

Cynthia Schelzig said...

Hi Terry...good to see your wonderful creation. Love that gold dragonfly!
Beautiful pink below too. Have a good weekend,,,,CYNNIE ox

Willy said...

Wow... this looks really great, Terry!

Laura said...

Heaven....love love love this.
Laura

The Craft Cupboard Under the Stairs said...

Terry - Awesome combination of techniques. I love the multi layered stamping! The shimmery dragonfly is gorgeous

Shelly Schmidt said...

Gorgeous card!!!

Ana Márquez said...

I love the dragonflies and I love your work :-)

Brenda Brown said...

It's beautiful Terry. The central dragonfly really catches the eye and I love the embossing.
Hope you are keeping well.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Terry - fab use of the embossing folder! Hope you feel better soon!

Vicki Romaine said...

Lovely. I like the embossing folder touch. Thanks for joining "Things with Wings" at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Evelyn S. said...

I love your creations, Terry...and it's wonderful to see my favorite "insect" image used so beautifully. I'm always amazed at people who can meet multiple challenges with one creation! Glad to see a post from you again.

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Absolutley beautiful,Terry!!!
Love the colors of the dragonfly.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Marie

wearestampers said...

Beautiful butterflies Terry! Great job entering into so many challenges!! Miss seeing your posts!
Pam

Beth Norman said...

Gorgeous. I thought you stamped the coloured dragonfly last. Very unique and interesting post. TFS.

craftattack said...

This is a beautiful creation, love it! Valerie

Netty said...

So pleased to see you back, have missed your wonderful creations.
This piece is totally magical, love everything about it Terry.
Take care my friend, and enjoy the weekend. Annette x

Ira said...

Good to see you back Terry! And with such an imaginatively gorgeous creation, too! Thanks for sharing another beauty, have a great weekend, cheers, Ira

MezzoKat said...

Lovely card!

artistamyjo said...

Hi terrt, Love the dragonfly,beautiful!
Hugs, Amy

sweet craf-tea chick said...

just beautiful, terry :)! love the colors and metallics. thanks for sharing! have a wonderful weekend, dearie! *hugs* steph :)

Marjie Kemper said...

Fabulous card - love all you did to the dragonfly before embossing - it's a beauty!

1CardCreator said...

So happy to see you creating and blogging. This is gorgeous, I just love all of your techniques and the dragonfly's are awesome!

Nan said...

Hi Terry...This is very pretty. love the gold you used. I have to take a break from blog land and the computer every so often myself. But then it is wonderful to get back and participate again too! :) Nan

Nancy Wethington said...

Beautiful card! Wondering how you got the embossing powder to stick after the image was dry. Would love to know! Thanks for joiningi the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

Sharon said...

Terry this is fantastic - I love it - great "wings"!

Susan Hogan said...

Fabby card Terry, love it. I cannot claim the one on my blog - it is from Mary. Mine has not arrived yet so cannot showcase it until the recipient gets it!

Michele said...

Terry this is absolutely beautiful! so glad to have you joining the "things with wings" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo michele

Lynn Stevens said...

Now thats what I call combining challenges! I'm so glad I came by for a closer look. Its gorgeous and glad to see you got a little creative time in GF, feel better soon!
hugs Lynn

Regan said...

What a unique and pretty card. Thank you for playing along with us at I Brake For Challenges!

The Sparkly Fairy said...

Beautiful card. Love the colours!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful creation, the dragonfly is gorgeous. Yvonne

Gerri Herbst said...

Simply Stunning! I adore dragonflies too! gerri :)

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is amazing. I love the dragonfly in the centre and the cut away design around the edge. Hope you are ok? Is our arm troubling you?

Lucy x

Maria Ontiveros said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!!
Rinda

JoAnne said...

Beautiful dragonflies Terry!!!!

Kim Dellow said...

Ooo that is so pretty, love the dragonfly and the fabulous background. Kim

craftattack said...

Love your glamourous dragon flies, they are really wearing evening dress! Valerie

Sam said...

Wow! This is beautiful - but anything with Dragonflies wins with me!!! If it needs a home....

Chris Arlington - Canada said...

Stunning Terry! I love dragonfly's and you did a fab job .

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Terry,
How beautiful!!! What a glorious creation!!!
XO
Cindy

Linda said...

Fabulous project Terry! Love the center dragonfly! Hope you had a fabulous weekend!

Linda R. said...

WOWZER.. This looks amazing..

Micupoftea~ said...

Pretty,,,,like the color & texture :)

Jingle said...

Very pretty

lynne said...

Terry
It is good to see you creating once again as I miss your posts.
Amazing background combined with a stunning focal.
Good to have you back:)
Wishes
Lynne

Gerri Herbst said...

Thanks for yr visit today!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love your card. Dragonflys are always a nice subject matter I think.

Sherry Edwards said...

Hi Terry,

Hope you're well, thanks for visiting my blog earlier and for your lovely 'drooling' comment - LOL. It must be catching as I'm the one drooling now over your gorgeous dragonfly creation - I love it!!

Sorry I missed your special day last month - so happy belated birthday wishes to you now xxx

Jane Bosi said...

BEautiful card!! Thanks for playing along with the I Brake For Challenges Challenge!!

Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

Hi Terry,
That's a beautiful card, I LOVE Tim Holtz too and just bought some dies from his collection, can't wait to make something with them

I hope you are doing well.

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Terry
the colors are amazing and the textures! Lovely design!

judyjstamper said...

HI Terry - this is a lovely creation and the different techniques go together well.

Jan said...

HOLY MOLY! This is gorgeous and the dragonfly looks so life life I think you may have snatched him out of the sky!

Electra said...

This is STUNNING Terry!

CuddlyBunny said...

Terry, this piece is absolutely hypnotic!

It's beautiful and inspiring and delicious!

... now ... quit messing around the computer and go relax!

MrsETaylor said...

Terry, this is absolutely STUNNING!!!! I love the colors, the texture and those dragonflies are simply MAGICAL!!!

Lisa said...

This is amazing!! I love how you created the lookof this--that background is fabulous! Missed you Terry. =) thank you for your great comments on my blog.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Ahh, very pretty.

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