January 25, 2014

Cure For The Monday Blues Challenge

Hey there!!

Today i am playing along with a brand spanking new challenge by my good friend Taheerah Atchia!!! Its called Cure For The Monday Blues Challenge!! Taheerah will choose a photo inspiration each Monday, all to get us card makers out of the Monday Blues!! You have until this Sunday 4 pm EST to play along with the first challenge!!!

This is the photo inspiration for the 1st challenge:


When i made my card i did most of it by memory. First i cut a piece of watercolor paper, added some water too it and then painted a bit with some pink, orange and yellow watercolors.

Next i stamped some silver stars. I want to note that i didn;t wait for the watercolors to dry when i started to stamp, the paper wasn;t runny but it wasn;t totally dry. I liked how the ink bleeds just a tiny bit.


After i stamped the stars, i stamped the flower wreath and sentiment in black ink. Then i added a few sequins. But i still felt like it needed something, so i checked out the inspiration photo again and i saw the yellow ribbon and added something similar to my card!



I hope you will play along with Taheerah's challenge!! Thanks for stopping by!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: WPlus9 - Valentine Wishes. The Alley Way Stamps - Once Upon A Time
Ink: Papertrey Ink - True Black. Hero Arts - Silver
Ribbon: American Crafts

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! I love the water coloring and that bit of ribbon is perfect!

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  2. That watercolour background is absolutely stunning! Love it :)

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  3. Your memory is excellent Dana - you captured the watercolour look and colours so perfectly! The stars and ribbon add a perfect finishing touch to go with your sentiment too! Thanks so much for playing to Cure The Monday Blues!

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  4. Dana, this is absolutely stunning, and 'made from memory' adds another WOW factor! You're certainly working magic with watercolouring, and this background is such a lovely canvas for for the wreath and sentiment you've selected. SUPER CONGRATS on being selected a Top 3 over at the site; well deserved!!
    c

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