Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Week 4 with Carla: A Beautiful Mirror

Another breath taking project from Carla today, and I have to say, one of the best photographs with a mirror in it I've seen! (try it, it's tough!) She embosed the "A Beautiful Life" frame onto the middle of this mirror (love the frame within a frame!) the red bud trees in her yard are reflected in the background...



Did you know you could color images on mirrors with a water brush and water color crayons? I did not, and I am lovin the look here! The pink bow is so sweet and so unexpected on the mirror, but makes it oh so girly!

Here are more details from Carla:

Stamps: Gina K. Designs A Beautiful Life
Ink: Versamark
Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Aquapainter, Watercolor Crayons, Adhesive Pearls, Ribbon, 5x7 Mirror, Pewter Frame

I stamped the frame onto the mirror with Versamark and heat embossed with White EP. I colored the frame and flowers in with an Aquapainter and watercolor crayons, then added the bow and some adhesive pearls right on the mirror. "


Thank you, thank you , thank you Carla for doing such gorgeous things with "A Beautiful Life" this month, you have been an awesome guest designer! :) Please leave her lots of love today, and then let's go see Carla's blog for more inspiration!

12 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful!!!
    Jan Castle

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  2. Gorgeous mirror! I love the design. It would make anyone's house sparkle!

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  3. Carla, your projects have been such fantastic inspiration. Each one has it's own depth of design and art. Gorgeous work - fabulous job with these stamps.

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  4. Just so pretty!!! Carla has done such a fabulous job for you using this set... this is just amazing :)

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  5. Stunning!!! Carla is is doing a fabulous job making such beautiful pieces of art!

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  6. Fabulous Carla! I always think you need to etch images on glass/mirrors, never thought to heat emboss it!

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  7. Wow! Stunning! Drop dead gorgeous! And I'm just talking about the redbud tree!! lol! Your mirror's not half-bad either, Carla! I think has to be one of the most beautiful projects I've seen -- you hit a home run for sure with this one!

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  8. I ALWAYS love Carla's projects, this is going down as a favorite for sure! So beautiful1

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  9. Wow, this is AWESOME! Carla did an amazing job!

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  10. Carla, this is positively beautiful!!

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  11. Gorgeous card !!! How's your thumb Melanie?

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  12. Ohhh My gosh that is just STUNNING!!!!

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