Friday, 7 November 2014

Compendium of Curiosities 3, Challenge 14

Morning, I thought I would take some time to join in with the Compendium of Curiosities Challenge, getting in just under the wire. The challenge this time around is Coloured Crackle, page 53 in Tim's Book.The Curiosity Crew have come up with fabulous ideas for this challenge to inspire you. There is a fabulous box of goodies on offer from Tim and Mario and there is a wonderful prize from Linda at The Funkie Junkie Boutique too.

The background of my card has been spritzed with Broken China Distress Spray Stain and I then applied embossing paste through Tim Holtz bubble stencil and then sprinkled Distress Dry Glitter over the top of the paste.

The three baubles have been cut from Grungepaper using the Retro Ornaments die and then I used Tim's Coloured Crackle technique on the top. I also added Remnant Rubs to each of the baubles for added interest.

I love the texture from the embossing paste combined with the glitter along with the texture from the Coloured Crackle.

I then die cut the Layered Snowflake from white card, embossed the snowflake using the coordinated embossing folder and then rubbed over the raised areas with a Broken China Distress pad. I also applied touches of glitter to the top of the snowflake and then added a snowflake embellishment, adding touches of Picket Fence Distress Paint to the top to add to the icy feel.

To complete I added a Winter flash card which I spritzed with Broken China Distress Marker again I added a snowflake embellishment for added interest.


Thanks so much for stopping by. Tracy x x

19 comments:

Dianne said...

Hello Miss Tracy, another spectacular card, the colors, that crackle just fantastic, in all it's frosty glory, your amazing, thanks for sharing, hope you have a wonderful weekend, ((( BIG HUGS ))).

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow Tracy, this is fantastic! Your crackle turned out amazing, it really gives the ornaments such a great texture! Love the aqua palette and your snowflake is just divine! Such a gorgeous holiday card! hugs :)

Redanne said...

I really, really love this beautiful card Tracy. The blue is gorgeous on the snowflake and those ornaments are beautiful with the crackle technique. Hugs, Anne xx

Nicole Wright said...

Stunning! I soooo love the blue crackle. Geez, I don't even know where to begin. You've made these ornaments (which I'm not a huge fan of) so beautiful that now I want to make them. Such an icy feel to this whole thing. You're amazing!!!!

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

The colour makes me go Brrrrr. Absolutely beautiful.
Wishes
Lynne

Cheryl Grigsby said...

Yay, I always love your CC3C entries! This one is no different. I love everything about it. You are a composition genius. Everything is so well balanced, but not cluttered. Colored crackle is excellent here, of course and really enhances the card. <c<c<3<c

rachel said...

absolutely awesome Tracy - I adore this - brilliant! Hugs rachel x

Marci said...

Beautiful! Wonderful crackle and I love the color!

stampsandscrapbooks said...

Holy Cow! This is really fabulous! The texture is incredible! So nicely done!

Anita Houston said...

Totally gorgeous! Love the cracked ornaments! Gorgeous color scheme too! Thanks for playing along!

Rita said...

Wowzer Tracy. I just love this and that fabulous snowflakes stands out. Fabulous. Hugs Rita xxx

Oxana Moupasiridou said...

amazing card!!!!!! love every little detail ^.^

Mona Pendleton said...

Stunning Tracy! Love all the crackled detail and beautiful snowflake! Puts me in a festive mood! Thanks for the inspiration!

Candy C said...

Tracy...your Christmas card is gorgeous. Your crackling technique on the ornaments is perfection. I love the teal and white together. Love Tim's bubbles in the background. Love the metallic snowflake. It's all just such a lovely card. Thanks so much for sharing your card with everyone at CC3C. <3 Candy

Marjie Kemper said...

Beautiful! Love your crackled ornaments, Tracy, and the textured layer beneath. Thanks for sharing this with us at CC3C!

Buttons said...

Now that is seriously special! LOVE the crackled ornaments and the whole way you've layered the design with the stencilling underneath. Jenny x

Annette Green said...

This is so, SO pretty Tracy! Your crackled ornaments are perfect and the whole card has such great texture frosty feeling. Love it!

butterfly said...

Delicious frosty crackle, and I love the layering of the baubles - another brilliant card, Tracy!
Alison xx

barbarayaya62 said...

I was struck by this card! I love it, it is beautiful !!!! Colors, details, design, all is perfect !!!! BArbarayaya