Thursday, November 1, 2012

RRD Blog Hop and Contest

The focus this month for Red Rubber Designs will be "Holidays in Winter".  The Design Team will be working on projects to help prepare you for the busy season that is ahead.

As you know we feature the Spotlight Stamp on our monthly blog hop and show you ways to use it from different perspectives. This evening all eyes are on this timeless stamp "Twinkle in the Eye".


For my project I have tried metal etching. The one thing that I did learn is to use solid copper (which I did not have on hand) rather than copper plate. The end results were a little different than I had expected but I worked with it anyway. Here is my fabric collage winter wall hanging.



I used several different fabrics, coffee dyed canvas and cotton batting.

Here is a closeup so you can see the etching better. 

Along with the blog hop, don't forget that we have a contest for you this month, too. You can win "Twinkle in the Eye" for your holiday crafting by correctly guessing the number of snowflakes that drifted on my workspace.  See the RRD blog for details.

Here is your blog roll so that you can go see what the other gals have created.
Sarah - Vintage Figments  *you are here
Louise - Kard Krazy

I am entering this in the Anything But a Card challenge.

14 comments:

Stacy said...

Very nice Sarah. I normally choose traditional holiday colors but I LOVE your vintage spin on this holiday card. Beautiful!

Paula-Kay Bourland said...

What an interesting look you have created. Amazing!

Diana Queen said...

Sarah, what a really cool effect! I'd love to hear more about this technique... future Tuesday Tutorial, maybe? ;D

Kate said...

Wow, this is a stunner! I love the etching and fabric.

Wendy Zick said...

Interesting rechnique, love it!

butterfly said...

That's an amazing effect with the copper etching - and I love the warm, rustic layers you've surrounded it with! Gorgeous...
Alison x

Sugar Lump Studios said...

what an adorable stamp and card. I love it! Your snowflakes are very pretty too! Happy November to you!

Sugar Lump Studios said...

that would be fabric - not card. I need more morning coffee! :)

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Very creative technique, Sarah. Love your collage!

Verna Angerhofer said...

What a neat idea. The vintage images are perfect with that type of creation.

Debbie K. said...

So pretty Sarah! Love your color choices too.

Melisa Waldorf said...

Cool technique!! Thanks for sharing it with us!

Robin said...

This is so pretty Sarah! Your fabric colors are perfect and your etching turned out beautifully.

Hugs,
Robin

Lynn Stevens said...

You made it work Sarah, Nice results with the etching. It is fun isn't it!!! Can't believe Christmas is sneaking up on us already.
hugs Lynn