Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Caribbean Hexagons

Hello Readers,

For today I will be playing along with Colour Q and Creative with Stamps. Wow, was this card fun to make. So here it is, enjoy!

I used the grounding technique for this design.
I felt it needed it for such a busy background.
I used two lines to ground the sentiment. I felt like it created a more modern look and in keeping with the feel of the card. 
The sentiment is also modern and bold with a bit
of shadow to enhance the letters just a bit.

Challenges Entered:



Can you absolutely believe how this background stamp from Hero Arts matches the inspiration photo!! I saw this and my eyes were saucers! I immediately decided what I wanted to do. So I stamped the hexagon background stamp on black CS then heat embossed in white. Then I colored in certain hexes with my aqua pen and white pigment ink. By doing this step it will make the Caribbean color more true. Lastly, I added the Caribbean color using PrismaColor pencils. I really enjoy how this turned out. 

Thank you so much for joining me at TheGrandStampede. I really do appreciate every single visit; comment or not! I hope this finds everyone well and healthy. So until next time take care and we will see you soon!

All the best,
Shawna

7 comments:

Mac Mable said...

Wow what a fantastic take on the challenge, fabulous background stamping, heat embossing and colouring...Amazing!

Crafty Auntie said...

WOW! I couldn't believe that your background was stamped - I thought for sure it was dp!! This is fabulous!

Lilian YF said...

At first, I thought it was paper, not a stamp! Gorgeous!
Thank you for joining us at Creative With Stamps!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Dotty Jo x said...

Fabulous stamping! Great colours too. Thank you for joining us at Creative With Stamps again! Jo x

Billie A said...

OH MY I thought the background was designer paper and thought oh no you need to use a stamp for CWS.. but I see it's a stamp and you colored it in. OH MY again I love this. Your coloring is awesome and the exact right places to add the color. I love this card. So glad you shared over at Creative with Stamps.
Billie A
Creative with Stamps
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Monika Reeck said...

GORGEOUS
GENIOUS and
you make me confused
I think it was paper
but you colored it
wooow wooooow and wooooww
you are the winner on all the challenge you joined with this card
perfecto for that color challenge and ours too
you are GENIOUS lady and I am proud to know you Shawna
see you around maybe today or tomorrow on my Blog
miss you alot
thanks so much to joining with us at Creative With Stamps
hugs
Monik

Lilian YF said...

Congrats! You were the challenge and prize winner at Creative With Stamps...you can e-mail sheryruss@gmail.com to claim your prize (before Sep 12).
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

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