Thursday, September 26, 2013

Join us for some Authentique fun!

 
 
 
 
 
Flying Unicorn is thrilled to work side by side with Authentique to showcase their newest  paper collections!  During  our two day  showcasing  event going on right now,  we  have  wonderful  prizes that can be  won on The Authentique  Blog, on our  forums and  Facebook Page - Make sure to be a follower of the Authentique Blog  for a chance to win! We have also  put  all Authentique collections on sale in the store for  20% off - Use Coupon Code "Authentique" to receive the discount 
 
I used the gorgeous Natural collection for my layout and tag.  This collection has such gorgeous colors, it was perfect for my nature photos  of a trio of Dall sheep that I took at Denali National Park in Alaska.
 
Here's my journaling:
 
Over the 5 years that we lived in Alaska we made many trips into Denali National Park and only once did we get "up close and personal" with Dall sheep.  Typically you only see them high up in the hills and on the ridges. 

However, the summer that we campground hosted was such a treat and one of our favorite memories was the day we saw a "posse" of male Dall sheep just hanging out at Polychrome Pass. We often saw them on our weekly trips to the Toklat ranger camp at mile 53, but on one particular day we rounded a bend and saw these three young males walking down the center of the road, and they weren't moving either!  We immediately dubbed them the Bad Boys of Denali!  Well pulled over to what little shoulder there was and just watched them.  One particularly curious fellow came within 8 inches of my window!  I love this shot with his tongue sticking out!!

 


 
Supplies:
Patterned paper:  Authentique Natural collection, Stripe - Day Dream, Base - Native, journal card - Enhancements, floral - Beaming
Letters:  Pink Paislee  Meringue foam letters
Flowers:    Petaloo vines, Prima Wishes Dreams 970826; Prima Hello Pastel white flowrs
Ink:  Distress Pumice Stone
Masks:  Prima Crackle, 564247, TCW361 Tiny Circles
Paint:      Viva 3D Stamp Paint gold, metallic lime green
Other:  Kaisercraft leaf stamp, Claudia Hellmuth Studio Foam Stamps



Here's a tag I made also using Authentique's Natural Collection.  I used Prima's static stencil and Studio 490 gold embossing paste.  The flowers are Petaloo and Alda made the bird from air dry clay and I painted it with iridescent watercolor paints.




Now be sure to stop by Authentique's blog and  Flying Unicorn forum, and Facebook page to see the rest of the teams' work and maybe you will win a prize!


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