Saturday, May 9, 2015

Wishing...

Hello everyone!
I would like to proudly announce that I won The Male Room Challenge!! What a surprise and what a great Mothers Day gift!! Thank you DT I really do appreciate it..

Now for the card I have been wanting to show you.. It was part of the Society of Stampholics April chain card challenge.. I sent mine to my new friend Carol in Scotland.  And again, like last month, I was kind of intimated sending a card to such a talented artist. You can hop on over to her blog to see her amazing work..

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Here was the sketch and color inspiration
from S.O.S April Challenge
And here is what I came up with.. NOTHING like I imaged! I wanted to use the color palette but it just didn't work out that way.. However, I do love the way it turned out.

Without further ado here is my design:

Well at least the sketch was in line with
my design.
Stamped and splattered color to create a
kind of space look. hummm..
The three sequins and three stars create
a triangle which is pleasing to the eye.
I used a h2o-color wash, then stamped, then washed again, used acrylic paint with water, used just acrylic paint.. AHH!! not working out!! Then I set it aside and ate dinner... Came back and thought 'This actually isn't too bad. In fact, it goes with my star theme and there it was in front of me the entire time.. 

So this is how did it:
  1. Cut and scored my CS to 4.25" x 5.5"
  2. Cut heavy watercolor paper to 1/4" smaller then the card base.
  3. Then washed, stamped, painted with water, painted without water.. Left and came back and loved it.
  4. Die cut a star out of the watercolor paper exposing the white card base underneath.
  5. Die cut two smaller stars and traced them with a black marker. Adhered them to the card.
  6. Added the sequins
  7. Stamped sentiment on the exposed white CS base.
That was it.. I really hope you enjoyed your time with me today.. Thank you so much for stopping by and don't forget to leave a comment good, great, or otherwise.. Take care all and hope you have a great day!!

All the best,
Shawna 

4 comments:

Lisa Young said...

Congrats on the challenge win, Shawna!! BEAUTIFUL card design!!

Carol said...

So happy to have this on display in my sitting room! I love what you did and your background looks fabulous. Carol x

Dawn Turley said...

congrats on your win. Loved this card when I saw it on the reveal. Just love the amazing background you have made.

Monika Reeck said...

I see you won..your card roock my lady...and you deserve it yaaay doing happy dance for you..and your background wohoooo looks magically...Love it toooo..teach me how to do Shawna..please and purple its my fav color ever...Stunning CCC card..hugs.
Monika

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