Monday, December 7, 2015

My Favorite Flake

Hello Everyone!!

I am so happy you could join me and share your day with TheGrandStampede. For today I am writing on behalf of Make My Monday Challenge Blog to announce a new challenge and also to enter a few challenges myself; The Card Concept, The Paper Players and CAS-ual Fridays.  Here is my inspiration card for tonight. 

For the background of the card I used masking fluid and then applied
some Brusho's and lots of water!!
Make My Monday Challenge Blog
This weeks challenge:
White Christmas
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The color scheme comes from The Card Concept. Wonderful and serene backdrop for our focal image, the snowflake. The vellum acts as a kind of bokah effect. A perfect place to add the sentiment. 

   
Details of the snowflake and its dimension, shimmer and the 
subtle change of color between the flakes.

I know it doesn't show well in the picture but the 'white' is actually a vanilla color. The middle of the snowflake I sprayed using a mixture of Perfect Pearls Gold Metallic and water. Wow, does it shimmer! I feel subtle details such as this one brings a lot to the design. 

That should do it for me. I do hope you will hop on over to Make My Monday Challenge Blog and link up with us. I do hope you have a great night and we will see you soon!! Take care.

All the best,
Shawna 

Note:
I have never used masking fluid before so this would be a new technique for me. I am here to say out of all the adhesives, paints, and other smelly crafty things I used this is bar none the worst smell I have ever encountered. So for you crafters consider this your warning. I love the masking part but beware of the odor. You might want to mask your nose while you are masking your card! 

12 comments:

Suchi said...

This card is superbbbb!!!! And that snowflake steals the show.. :)
Suchi xx

Kerin said...

Gorgeous! Fabulous background and snowflake! Thanks for joining us this week at The Card Concept :)

Fliss said...

Gorgeous card Shawna and love that rich blue background which is so striking with the white.
Fliss x

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Gorgeous background and beautiful snowflake! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

Monika Reeck said...

STTUNNINNNGGG FLAKE
your background looks like in universum
sooo cool and adorable my friend
BEAUTIFUL FLAKE card
I miss your visit
just jump if you have time
hugs
Monika

Claire Broadwater said...

Your card is gorgeous, Shawna! Love the dark shade of blue and that beautiful snowflake! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Another one of your absolutely gorgeous creations! That backgroud is awesome!

Team Clark said...

This is absolutely GORGEOUS! Awesome background and the pop of white is amazing!

Marina said...

I laughed at your comments on the masking fluid! This is a beautiful card!

Joanne James said...

I love the masked snowy background and the vanilla diecut snowflake is really striking against the dark sky - a gorgeous card for this week's theme Shawna! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

Lilian YF said...

Beautiful card!!!
Nice to see you at The Card Concept!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Angie Tieman said...

What a stunning snowflake!! Love all the dimension! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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