Friday, January 5, 2018

SumMore Fun - Mood Board Challenge #19

Hello & Happy Friday Everyone!
Today... starts another FUN Challenge over at: 

 YAY! I know how you
guys enjoy a good Challenge!

Our Mood Board is -- TRY SOMETHING NEW

 You can use the Mood Board or go by the Theme
or Use the color combo or Use all 3!!! You don't have to use
a stamp from SumMore Fun if you don't have one!

All the rules for this fun challenge are RIGHT HERE!

Here's what I created to inspire you --

I decided to try something NEW to ME! I've NEVER EVER tried
the BABY WIPE Technique - So, I watched a couple of videos
and then felt good enough to try it myself - I started with a stamp --

I really didn't like how it came out so then I thought???
Hey, I can just use this baby wipe on some
Watercolor paper!! Right?? Maybe?? Let's see....

And so I did use the baby wipe method on some watercolor 
paper, I used Distress Re-Inkers (Peeled Paint, Dried Marigold,
Worn Lipstick, & Scattered Straw)
Dabbing my Baby wipe all over the watercolor paper
then proceeded to spritz some water on the watercolor 
paper - to help mix it up a little more
and the background you see here is what I got!

I ended up liking how neat it turned out - so I dried
my watercolor paper completely and then sprayed it with some
Sheer Shimmer Frosted Spritz - I LIKE SPARKLE!!
Then I needed a little bit more so I added some
Splatters of Distress Spray in Tarnished Brass
Once that all dried, I REALLY LIKE my background
I thought it was so NEAT!

So, then I thought what else can I do???

I've NEVER EVER Embossed on ACETATE Before -

and I bought some acetate that's designed for
heat embossing but never tried it until now!!

from Victorine Originals and stamped it on some
Heat Resistant Acetate (Crafter's Companion)
using my Versamark ink, then using some
Super Fine White Embossing powder to cover over it -
shook off the excess powder
 then pulled out my Heat tool and away I went!

And it turned out so PRETTY! EEK! 
I didn't want to cover up my cool background so
I used a label shape die I had to cut out the
Happy Birthday Sentiment, then used that same
die to create a thin frame around the sentiment -

I didn't add anything else to my card, because I
thought all that color was so pretty and didn't think
I needed anything else to add!

Of course I did the inside of my card as well --

I didn't use any special techniques, but I used that
Pretty BEST WISHES Stamp from Victorine Originals
along with a flower & Gem from my stash!

I hope you guys can join us --
 I would LOVE to see what you create!

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Anonymous said...

So glad you're feeling better, Theresa, and please know that you don't have to comment on every blog post! That starts to become a chore. Only comment on the ones you absolutely LOVE!

Your card is fabulous! Love the background. So happy you tried new techniques. That's always fun. I've been trying new techniques in my knitting and having a blast!

Have a good weekend!


Marilyn said...

Beautiful card!! Love the background! Glad you are feeling better!

M Samuelson said...

Fun technique!! thank you for sharing and I love embossing in all forms!

Beth F. said...

I have never done the baby wipe technique either and I love the idea of being able to spritz it with water to blend the colors a little more. The heat resistant acetate would be a gun medium to use as well. A very lovely card, Theresa!

Sukie said...

Super cute card! The background looks awesome! I am happy to hear that you are feeling better! I have been in the same boat as you, on vacation and then ended up being sick! I'm trying to play a bit of catch up but hope to be back to the swing of things next week!

Lisa said...

Wow, this is so gorgeous!! The colors are amazing!! You did a perfect job with the baby wipe technique!! Love this, my friend!! I'm so glad you are feeling better!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

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Beckie Williams said...

Theresa, I think your background turned out so incredible. The whole card is very pretty!! Awesome Job!!

Georgiana said...

Very cool effect. Need to try this one myself. Glad you are feeling well enough to craft! Let's find some time to chat this weekend.

Lesli Giertuga said...

thats super neat - now i have to go and watch the diaper wipe technique!!

Karla Yungwirth said...

Awesome card! This is such s cool technique and I love that you tried different ways to make it work for you!

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

Such a cool card!!

Migdalia said...

This is so COOL and FUN!! I love this technique. A bit intimated to do it but I am going to view some tutorials. I love this!!
Happy to see that you are feeling better my friend!!
Have a wonderful day,
Crafting with Creative M

Greta said...

Came out great! Really good job with the embossing on acetate!

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

Okay, that background is all kinds of fabulous! I love the colors and awesome sparkle. And, I absolutely love the embossed acetate!! That turned out wonderfully, it's such a pretty bright white - LOVE this!

Lisa said...

So cool! Love the colors on this one! Wry pretty!

Nana said...

Beautiful and eye-catching card. Love background. Will have to try that technique for sure. The white pops off the card. Well done my friend.

Hugs Nicole

Gerda said...

WOW, Theresa!! What a awesome card!! I LOVE, love this beautiful background !!! You did a fabulous job!! Have a great day, my friend
Hugs Gerda