Monday, August 1, 2016

HOC Challenge

Hello Readers,

Another month marks another challenge at House of Cards. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

Using droplets of water in varying
sizes to create a mystical scene.
By leaving the card sentiment-less it allows for
any occasion you choose.

The inspiration for our August challenge.


Watercolor paper and the right painters tape makes all the
difference in the success of this card.
Detail showing the outlined roses. I like the way the roses seem
to bleed over the edges of the color.
I think it creates more interest.
Remember anything goes just as long as you follow along with our inspiration; it may be the photo, color, and/or twine. Most of all just have fun and create what makes you happy.

That should do it for me!! I hope this post entices you to join our challenge this month at House of Cards. I would like to thank you so much for dropping by TheGrandStampede and do hope you will return soon. Until then however, have a great day, take care, and happy crafting.. 

All the best,


Mac Mable said...

Gorgeous colours and love the pretty die cut left white in front of that fabulous background x

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Awesome card, as usual! Love the die cut in front!

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, I love that white diecut layered over your watercolored panel! Gorgeous!

Donna said...

Fabulous watercolor background and like the die cut layered over it! Donna HOC

Jane Knudsen said...

Hi Shawna! I love your background! It really sets off that die cut. A beautiful CAS card! jane hoc teamie

Glittered Paws said...

How pretty - love the watercolor bg you did and then the die cut on top,great card. Shirley H. Teamie

MHK Designs said...

Totally amazing, Shawna! I adore that fabulous textured background using the colors from the inspiration--and the die cuts on top look amazing! This is gorgeous! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Karen P said...

Beautiful work my lovely lady and team mate! I love that die and the beautiful rich colours you've used are fabulous. I must try and catch up with the rest of your awesome projects soon. My little secret with those bows is a bow maker - there is no way I could three of the same size that small. In fact if I tried there would be no bows on my card as the twine would have ended up in another part of the room lol! Karen x

Michele Henderson said...

Oooooh, this is terrific! I love the effect you created with the flowers spilling over the center. Just gorgeous!
Take care!
Michele, HOC teamie

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Your background is just beautiful. Very elegant and simple card.
Tina HOC teamie

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