Clear & Sheer Class – Day 3 – Acetate Techniques: Transforming Window

Well, I’m squeaking this in at the end of a long day, so I’ll try to be brief. I’m closing up my current projects from the Online Card Classes Clear & Sheer class with another of Day 3 Acetate Techniques… the transforming ‘magic’ window. I hope this video link works. If not, check it out on Instagram! I could play with this all day! : )

I wanted to use the Power Poppy Orchid stamp for this to make an impact. I quickly looked up the current challenge on her blog…


It was to use only three markers to color an image. So I toodled off and colored my image with just three markers… THEN, as I’m posting this, I find out that the challenge ended Sunday. Brain fog moment! lol! It was still interesting to challenge myself. : )

Here’s the image before it was put together to make the special window:


Fully open (showing the 3 markers used)




Partially open:


It wasn’t all that hard, so I see more of these fun cards in my future!

Materials used:

  • Power Poppy: Orchids Rock stamp set
  • Spellbinders A2 Curved Matting Basics
  • American Crafts: The Color of Memories acetate
  • Worldwin Papers Translucent Vellum
  • Recollections white cardstock & shimmer cards
  • American Crafts glitter cardstock: carrot
  • Copic Markers: R24, Y17, and YG63
  • Staz-On solvent ink – Jet Black
  • Versamark Ink
  • Recollections Detail Embossing Powder – Ebony
  • EK Success corner rounder punch
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Butterfly punch
  • Sookwang Skor-tape 1/4″ adhesive
  • Aleene’s Crystal Clear Tacky Spray

I’m going to enter this card into the following galleries, hops and challenges – You can click on each one for more information:

It’s been a great week playing with these new techniques – what a terrific class! There are many more I want to try in the future, but that will have to wait. I’ll be away next week, but hope to be back again real soon. Thanks so much for stopping by and for all your kind comments!



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2 thoughts on “Clear & Sheer Class – Day 3 – Acetate Techniques: Transforming Window

  1. Well, I am mystified!!! Magic window, indeed!!!

    I don’t know how to get your Instagram video to work, but it’s prob because I have a whole bunch of things blocked on my computer that I have to remove one by one on each site till all the things work that I want to look at. lol…. (Thank you, techno-brain son, for that!!) If I saw the video, it would prob be all self-explanatory. As it is, I studied your photos and I think I finally get it. 🙂 What a clever design!! Love the colors you used for this pretty image….and that wonderful stippling. So beautiful!!!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com


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