September 11, 2014

Stompin' Ground

Hi there!!

How is everyone doing!! I've been super busy, classes have started and i have 2 classes that have a lot of busy work to complete each week, so i'm still getting down the schedule of when to get things done (b/c having everything done at one time each week would be TOO easy!! haha!!)

Anyway today i'm sharing a TAWS card featuring stamps from the new September release!! I am also entering this card into Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge. The challenge is to create your own background, i made mine with post it notes & distress ink.


The background is the first thing i did as i wanted to use the sentiment 'Miss you at the ol' stopin' ground' so i needed to make a stomping ground!!
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - The Alley Way Stamps
I started with a white card base and i cut my path from a post it note, make one end smaller to create the illusion the path goes off into the distance. Next i added post it notes horizontally to make my horizon (covering the sky). I used some distress ink to add some green to the areas around my path.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - The Alley Way Stamps

Then i lifted up my path and added the left over pieces from my post it note to mask the green. I used a brown distress ink pad to color in the path. I also blended the green and brown a little at the wide end of my path. For the sky i moved my horizon pieces and covered the grass and then added blue ink to make my sky.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - The Alley Way Stamps

I stamped, colored (with distress markers) and cut out a dinosaur and rock from the Stomper set. I got the stamped grass piece from the Livin' Fossils set.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - The Alley Way Stamps
I placed them on my card with foam tape and last stamped the sentiment in the sky! I just love how the background turned out! I was so scared i would get ink in the wrong place!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps - Stomper, Livin' Fossils
Distress Markers & Ink
Post It Notes
Versamark Ink - Black


4 comments:

  1. So cute! What a great little scene! Love the inked scenery and the dimension on the stamped images!

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  2. Fabulous stompin' background (the path is awesome) and that dino...adorable! The expression on his face, with his different sized eyes, makes me laugh! A most dazzling delight, indeed!
    ~c

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  3. Fabulous card Dana, I love the scene you've created and the image is so cute.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  4. That background is too stinking perfect! I LOVE it!! I could never ink that smoothly!

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