Apr 10, 2014

A windy challenge

Happy Thursday! I think it's been ages since I played in a daily SCS challenge. Although I do visit their forums, I rarely check out the challenge forums there anymore. Today I saw on twitter that their challenge was "got wind" and since I really wanted to make something I decided to play along there.

I saw an amazing card on pinterest a while ago, and really wanted to recreate the background. The designer used a stencil on her card. I do not have any stencils (yet), so I thought I'd try this background using a versamarker and some embossing powder.
I randomly drew lines with the versamarker over my white card stock, then used clear embossing powder to emboss. I then sponged on some broken china and peeled paint distress inks onto the card and wiped a black ink pad across the edges. The kite is from the set Take Flight by Whimsy Stamps. I used the matching kites die set to cut it out.
I thought it needed something extra so I added the glittered butterflies and some sticky rhinestones.

I am really not so sure I like how this turned out...might have to try this technique again sometimes and use thinner versamark lines.

Besides the challenge at SCS I am going to enter my card to a few more.
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Southern Girls -  Earn your Stripes
 Artistic Stampers -  Embossing and Texture 
Just Inspirational Challenges -Embossing
Tuesday Throwdown - Weather Report (Wind)
Have a great day!!

9 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful and creative! I love it!

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  2. What a fun card! I love your background, it looks great! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

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  3. Fabulous make hun and thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown - I also have blog candy on my blog if you fancy a peek http://judithsadorablecreations.blogspot.co.uk/
    hugs xxx

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  4. great job, thank you for joining us at jic, good luck
    caroline dt

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  5. This is so so cute!! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at SGCB!!

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  6. Gorgeous card and fab process! Thanks for sharing that, was really interesting. Thanks for joining in our 'stripes' challenge at Southern Girls Challenge. Hugs, Wends x SGC DT

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  7. Great card.

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

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  8. Fabulous! Thank you for joining in The Artistic Stamper Creative Challenge this month :)

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