Wednesday, July 7, 2010

GC61: Heat

It's been so hot this Summer that everyone's mind is on the heat even the Gingers at Gingersnap Creations. Heat is the theme for the new Chestnut Challenge.

I stamped the angel image into distress inks which had been stamped onto a craft mat. To create the flaming background, I dragged another piece of glossy paper through the residual ink. Love this technique!

Be An Angel
Stamps: angel (Hearts in Touch); alphabets (Hampton Art Stamps and My Sentiments Exactly)
Cardstock: Riding Hood Red (Stampin Up); glossy cardstock (Stampland Chicago); generic black
Ink: Jet Black (StazOn); Fired Brick, Mustard Seed and Dried Marigold (Ranger Distress Ink)

Stay cool and don't forget to check out all the red-hot creations of The Gingers, the Gingersnap Creations Design Team!


  1. I love the effect of this...the colors are perfect for the "heat" we are suffering with right now! Gorgeous card! Off to add you to my Network blogs! stay cool m'dear! :)

  2. How creative Shar, to use the Christmas angel in your heat piece, bravo!!

  3. You sure turned up the heat with this beauty! Great work!

  4. Shar, this is absolutely stunning!

  5. cool background, what a fun challenge!

  6. Very cool card!! (No pun intended!) I never would have thought to use the angel in this way - such a clever story here! :) Love your background technique, too!


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