Monday, May 2, 2016

Clear Challenge

Hello All!

I will be using one card to play many challenges tonight and act as an inspiration card for The House of Cards. I will also be playing along with ColourQ and Paper Craft Crew Challenge

Like the last post, my gracious team members at House of Cards allowed me some grace to submit my inspiration card a bit late. This month we are concentrating on clear papers. Here is my card for tonight, enjoy.


For the inspiration card I used vellum and acetate. The vellum is used right inside the acetate
so when a message is written you will not directly see through it thus distracting from the design.


'Watercolored' flower was colored using water-based
markers and an aqua pen to spread out the color.


 Left: shows a close up of the flower and the amazing color combination. 
 Right: Here I am illustrating how the layers of acetate, vellum, and card base work together. The base of the card is a 12x12 piece of cardstock cut to 4 1/2" wide. I then folded CS in half to form a slot for the acetate and vellum to slip into creating the card.

Showing focal area detail.

Challenges Entered:
Colour Q: cQc #339
Paper Craft Crew Challenge Blog: PCCC192- Sketch

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 192  

I do hope you will be able to join us at House of Cards. I am looking forward to see what you come with! Also, I want to thank you so much for all your support and kind words. I really do appreciate every visit. Think about becoming a stalker.... I mean... follower, and never miss a post from TheGrandStampede.. Thank you again for stopping by and we will see you soon. Have a great day!!

All the best,
Shawna

19 comments:

Rahmat said...

WOW. I love how you had incorporated vellum , acetate and card stock together, it is a gorgeous make Shawna!

Mac Mable said...

The colouring of your flower is absolutely stunning. Gorgeous use of all the elements and such a pretty die for the background. Fabulous card x

Petra Swart said...

Oh, I really like this combination of colours and you have really done great using it in a wonderful way, Shawna!!!! Your card is so beautiful and clever with the acetate and vellum and I love that stunning flower!!! So creatively done!!!
Have a great day!!!
Hugz

Monika Reeck said...

oooowww clean paper sweety
looks so great and loveeee that acetate the flower and the vellum
you are a clever and genius card maker
great card my sweet friend and I really miss your visit...you are a busy girl I knew it hehehe

Judy V said...

Beautiful Shawna! Love the colors & design!
Judy HOC Teamie

Super Stamp Girl said...

Oh, super cool design using the acetate on your card this week, Shawna. I've never made one using it before, but your card inspires me! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Craft Crew! xo Crystal

Deborah said...

Beautiful colouring of the flower, Shawna. I really like how you used the patterned acetate, with the vellum behind it. So glad you joined us for this challenge at the Paper Craft Crew. ~Deborah

Carolyn Lindenmayer said...

Oh wow, your beautiful bloom is coloured to perfection. Thanks for joining us this week at the Paper Craft Crew challenge. Carolyn xx

Terri Walker said...

Love the vellum underlay! Thanks for posting to our Paper Craft Crew!

Heidi Weaver said...

Hi Shawna, I love the inspired combination of acetate, vellum and cardstock. That adds so much texture and interest to your card. The colours you've used for the flower and sentiment really add a nice finishing touch. Thanks for joining the Paper Craft Crew Challenge this week.

Tracie Langley said...

Great card! Love the colors and the fussy cut flower! Thanks for joining the challenge this week!

Kimberly Skinner said...

This is beautiful! The colors on the acetate really pop and draw your eye to the focal point! Thank you for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew!

Pam Staples said...

Hi Shawna, Amazing Card! I love how you used the acetate and created such a WOW Card. Awesome job creating the focal point and you nailed the sketch. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew and we look forward to seeing more of your creations in the future. Also, look for your card to be posted shortly as a Top Pick. ~Pam, DT

Jan Clothier said...

Utterly and totally amazing! What a wonderful card!

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Your flower is beautiful! Wonderful card and design.
Tina HOC teamie

Toni said...

Gorgeous coloring and love how you mounted the coverup die on the acetate!

Katy said...

This is gorgeous! I love how you layered the vellum and acetate and the background of the main card. Beautiful flower too! :) Hugs! Katy--HOC DT Teammate :)

Merethe Arstein said...

Beautiful card and love that flower stamp. Great coloring.
(✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)
http://majaapia.blogspot.no/

Em Louise Fairley said...

Wow, Shawna, this is stunning!
Hugs,
Em, HOC teamie

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