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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Challenge #55: Something New! (1/20)


This week the challenge is Something NEW for YOU!It could be new product, technique, fold, etc. Anything New! :-D

Our sponsors this week are:

Stitchy Bear Digital Outlet
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate 

Lacy Sunshine
Prize: 3 Digital Images



Ching-Chou Kuik
Prize:1 Digital Image

So with this week being Something New, and I didn't get a new craft tool (shucks!), I thought I'd do a new technique. Well, new to me, anyway, I really had a lot of fun with it, too! Here it is:

 Using: Snow Drop by Ching Chou Kuik

Okay, so I know I didn't make this a snow project, but I totally had a different vision for her. And, really...that's okay! That's what crafting is all about! It's your project....let your crafty freedom ring! I can't remember the name of the exact name of the blue cardstock paper, but it is out of my scraps, made by Blue Fern. I purchased it from ScrapbookingwithMe Boutique. I printed my digital onto a Heavy Duty Vellum that I got from Paper Temptress. The flower in the top left corner is also the vellum, except that I colored it with TH distress inks to match as much as possible to the flowers in the digital. 

I turned the vellum over, then began coloring her. While the front looks fine, the back is something else! I'm glad I covered it with the reverse side of the Blue Fern! Haha! After I colored her, I just simply placed her inside the cut out and covered the back. This technique gives it more of a watercolor look...and I used Prismacolor pencils. Not the watercolor ones, but the regular ones you get at Hobby Lobby. 

I kept her simple because I didn't want to take away the watercolor effect. I hope you enjoy her, and that you join in on the challenge! We all love to see the great projects! It's really hard to choose each week! 

Blessings,
Jeanie

I am entering this project into the following challenges:
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Handmade Flowers or Flower Embellishments (I made yellow flower)
Craft Rocket Challenge - Clean and Simple
Southern Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes






11 comments:

  1. Great technique! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, Claire DT x

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  2. Gorgeous! That image is so pretty and you colored her perfectly! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

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  3. Maybe for you but this wouldn't be simple for me LOL TFS Craft Rocket Challenges Lis Dt

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  4. Experimenting is what craft is all about! Your card looks great. Thanks for entering the Anything Goes challenge at Through the Purple Haze, Jackie DT x

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  5. Awesome make on your card...Thanks for sharing it with Craft Rocket Challenge!

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  6. Playing with vellum is fun! And you made a great card! Thank you for joining Through The Purple Haze, good luck :)

    Lisbeth @ Lisbeths hobbyer
    Through The Purple Haze
    CT Lacy Sunshine
    MiC Gal

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