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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!!


Amy Johnson said...

This is so beautiful and creative! I love it!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous and very creative.

Sarah said...

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

Crafty Judith said...

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
hugs xxx

caroline said...

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

Tammi said...

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

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

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

Helen said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x

Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

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