Sunday, June 5, 2016

A Happy Hello for GDP#038 and TGIF#58

The weather has been a bit dreary here so I turned to the TGIF Challenge for bright colors.  The GDP sketch this week put those beautiful colors to perfect use.

Here's my card:

Here's the banner for the TGIF#58 Challenge:

And here's the banner for the GDP#38 Challenge:

To make my card, I started with the rectangular panel and worked backward.  On a clear block, I colored over it with a Daffodil Delight Marker.  I barely spritzed it with water and stamped it on a Shimmery White sheet of cardstock and then swiped the block the rest of the way across the piece of paper.  I repeated the technique with Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie.  I made sure each color overlapped just a bit.

After the cardstock dried, I painted a thin coat of Gesso a bit larger than my stamped image and let that dry.  I pressed my sentiment stamp from the Tin of Cards Stamp Set in VersaMark and then in Melon Mambo and stamped my card.  To finish it, I embossed it with clear embossing powder.

I mounted the strip on Melon Mambo Cardstock and set it aside.

Next, I used the medium sized die from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlets Dies and cut out Melon Mambo paper three times.  I glued them on Whisper White cardstock on the left side of the paper.

I glued the finished panel on the right side of the Whisper White Cardstock, overlapping the dies cuts a bit.  I mounted the whole thing on a piece of Melon Mambo card base and called it done!

The bright colors made me smile!  I hope it made you smile too!

Happy stampin',


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  1. What a lovely colourful card Robin. Well done and Thank you so much for playing along with this week's Global Design Project challenge xx

  2. What a fun and bright card Robin. Love the use of the challenge colours down the side panel. Love the use of the swirly scribbles down the card. Thanks for playing along this week at TGIF Challenges. Rochelle xo

  3. Love your creative take on the sketch paired with these bold colors! Glad you could play along with TGIF this week!

  4. What a nice card Robin! Love the use of the scribbles! Enjoy seeing your work and happy to have you playing along at TGIF!

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  6. ust to let you know, I've used your card as my inspiration for this week's TGIFC61 challenge! Such a gorgeous and fun card especially the watercolouring. :)

    Here's the link if ever you're curious:


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