Tuesday, June 23, 2015

100th blog post!!

Hello Everyone!!

I want to take some time to thank all of you for your encouragement over the past months. I am still ticking here with my 100th post because of you. Much appreciated.

So before I get 'misty' here is my card.. I hope you like it..

So easy!! Rubbing VersaMark Ink down a strip of kraft paper
then heat set with embossing powders. 

Sending this to Crafty Gals Corner and yes, again, CAS(E) this Sketch.. Why can't I get enough of the CAS(E) this Sketch challenge. Seriously! This sketch has me in a tizzy! So diverse and so impactful! This outstanding color challenge using a patriotic theme came from Crafty Gals Corner.

Sending card to:
Crafty Gals Corner: #24 - Theme Red, White, and Blue
CAS(E) this Sketch: CTS #128

   

This card was so easy to make.. Most of you probably know I made this but for those who don't here we go!

How to:

  1. Cut and scored my white card base to A2 size.
  2. Cut gray-brown panel a bit smaller then the base. Added panel to card base.
  3. Added a dark brown rectangle to the top of the panel.
  4. Cut my strips of kraft paper.
  5. Rubbed VersaMark Ink down the strip leaving room on the bottom.
  6. Added red, white, and pearlescent blue embossing powder to the panels.
  7. Removed some of the powder on the bottom to get a rougher look then heat set.
  8. Die cut stars on the strips of embossed panels.
  9. Added the panels to the card base.
  10. Stamped sentiment on vellum with VersaMark Ink and heat set with white then added the vellum strip to the card.
So now I am really going to bed!! See you soon and don't forget to leave a comment good, great, or otherwise! Take care all and thanks again for helping me make it to my 100th post!!

All the Best,
Shawna 


11 comments:

Hannelie said...

Wow Shawna another amazing take on the sketch!
I love this more masculine look!
Thanks again for your support!

Becca Cruger said...

Wowzas!!! This is so incredibly awesome!!! Love the star cutouts and the grungy feel of this. The way you've got the colors streaming down just leaves me breathless. Thanks for linking up at Crafty Gals Corner!

Teresa Kline said...

oh wow, I adore this...I so luv red, white, and blue! fabulous

sparkle & shine *~*

Judy V said...

Great card! Love your take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!

Monika Reeck said...

wow wow and wow
great use the sketc
the color also use best..
and I love your manly card
totally manly and may I tell you ..you are so clever combine both of the challenge
Question dear....do you get update? cause many of my friends told they also not get any update of my Post..I am sad really cause it means they never know I posted something new
please reply me DO YOU GET ANY UPDATE..it is important for me
many thanks sweet Shawna
hugs, Monika

Monika Reeck said...

I want to CASE this...the idea of the star is clever Shawna :)

Monika Reeck said...

Sweety you are a top 3 at Crafty gals Corner yaaay
what I said clever card and you deserve it to win
I wish I have 10% of your cleverness my friend :)

I Card Everyone said...

I am so happy to join you in celebrating your 100th blog post, Shawna!! LOve this design and the kraft embossed in red, white, and blue - this is so fantastic! A very patriotic, worthy of celebration addition to the CTS gallery!
=] Michele

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, I love this card! Fabulous take on the sketch!
And congratulations on your 100th post!

Petra Swart said...

Congrats on the 100, Shawna - wowzers!!!! And your card - sooooo beautiful!!!! And I totally agree that the sketches over at CTS are the best, hey - I often make more than one card using the same sketch, too!!!

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Hello Shawna,
Your cards are so very much to forward ... They always move the heart!
Shawna, you're an amazing woman, thank you for everything you do for me, for your support, prayers, good energy. You are a true friend though never we met.
I Love You,
BożenA

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