Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Spotlight Technique

I am really liking the Spotlight technique in which I learned when doing a creation on the DT for Tuesday Throwdown. You can view the technique here. I think it gives a card a great look! Enjoy your day and thanks for dropping by!

White Cardstock for base of card
Flat Friends Digital Image Cupcake Cutie
Scrap of Black Cardstock for the mat
Seeing Spots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Scrap of Yellow Cardstock
White cardstock to print the digital twice
Fiskar Circle Punch
Spectrum Noir Markers - various yellows
Bumble Bee Button
Sentiment Stamp Craft Lounge that I won from Laura's Blog Candy
Memento Black Tuxedo Ink
Pop Up Tape Forever in Time
Glossy Accents on Cupcake

Challenges I would like to enter:

July 18 Sister Act Card Challenge - Cards only Anything goes UE

July 18 CASFriday Polkadots UE
July 18 Totally Paper Crafting Things with Wings 3E #3
July 19 My Sheri Craft Challenge Black, White and Yellow with Summer in Mind UE
July 19 A Gem of A Challenge Spots/Stripes or both UE
July 19 2 Sisters Make It Sparkle UE 

July 20 Robyn's Fetish Things with Wings 3E #3
July 20 Sentimental Sunday - You've Been Framed 3E#3

July 21 Craft Your Passion Thank You 3E #3
July 23 Pennys Challenge Use Black on Card 3E #2
July 23 The Crafters Cafe Anything Goes 3E #3
July 23 The Sisterhood of Crafters Black, White and 1 Accent Color 3E #3

July 23 Word Art Wednesday 5E #2
July 31 DL Art Thankful Thursday July Linky Party Unlimited
July 31 Flat Friends Buttons 1E Use her digital


  1. love emmas digi, great job thank you for joining us at Robyns Fetish challenge

  2. I love how you spotlighted this image! I have never seen this technique before but am for sure going to try it! adorable card ;-D

  3. Another great card, Gail. You're the craftiest gal I know! I'm looking forward to getting back at my crafting as well.
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. Cool! I really like the way you highlighted that area of your image with the embossed circular shape. Blessings!

  5. Great card thanks for joining us at the Crafters Cafe challenge and good luck x

  6. Great job Gail! Gosh, I haven't done this spotlight technique in a long time ... thanks for inspiration! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Black & White + One’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  7. Great spotlighting card sweetie. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Totally Papercrafts.

    Cathy DT

  8. Oh I love that spotlight. I've not tried that technique yet!!! It looks simply awesome, especially with that black embossed panel. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Black, White and One challenge.

  9. You did a great job on the spotlight technique on this beautiful card. Thanks so much for your continued support of Word Art Wednesday.

  10. I agree that this gives your card a 'great look' and I LOVE it! Haven't done a spotlight card in years, so may just be inspired now to make one again. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us @ My Sheri Crafts biweekly challenge!!!

  11. This is such a cute idea - love it to bits! Thanks so much for joining us again for our challenge x x Have a gorgeous sunny weekend, Em x x x

  12. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge.

  13. Really cute
    Thanks for joining in at Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge this week
    Hugs katie x

  14. I like the repetition of the circles for the spotlight and embossed background. The little bee button is such a cute detail, too. Again, thanks for joining our Thank You challenge at Craft Your Passion. It's always a pleasure to visit, Gail.

  15. Nicely done spotlight technique! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion!


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