Recognition

Monday, 17 August 2015

I Need My Space

                           The Beach
I am delighted and thrilled to be 'A Cut Above' 
at The Paper Players with this card-Thank you!
I was inspired by Three Challenges to make this Masculine card
I masked around the white card to emphasis the 'Space'
The sky has been done using Distress inks and blending
I stamped the clouds - Indigo Blu and embossed them in white
The sea has been water coloured using Distress Inks through a Zebra Stencil
The sand is modelling paste,coloured with acrylic paint and 
micro beads added to add texture and to look like sand
The Hut has been stamped - docrafts stamp and embossed in white
I rendered the hut using distress markers and watercolouring
The sentiment has been stamped using mini individual letters
The shells have been stamped and 
the starfish has been embossed in gold 
but you can't see this in the photo unfortunately
I popped on red line tape around the edge and embossed in gold
and finished off by blending distress inks around the edge

I have included the following photo to show why I had to start again!!
I did try to de-tack my masking tape before I used it 
but clearly not enough and it spoilt the edges as I peeled it off!
I used quite a few techniques on this card and really enjoyed Making it
What a lovely Mood board over at City Crafter Challenge
I saw the Beach Hut as 'The Man Shed' for The Male Room Challenge
All three of the challenges inspired me to make the card x











   
Crafty Hugs x

14 comments:

  1. Wonderful card-great execution of techniques.

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    1. Thank you so much for your positive comments x

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  2. Awesome, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

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  3. What a terrific card for our challenge!! I love that sand!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  4. Thank you for stopping by and for your very kind comments x Loved playing along with your challenge, great mood board.

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  5. This is a fab take o our moodboard. I love the fresh look of this card. Anything beach related is great but this is definitely gorgeous. I LOVE that beach-house!
    Thank you so much for being with us at CCCB this week!

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    1. Thank you for your lovely comments, really appreciated and loved your mood board and your challenge x

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  6. Oh my, I am glad you persevered with your pretty beach card...it's wonderful! So sweet! Thanks for sharing this with us at the PP this week!

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    1. Yes, I am glad I preserved too. Thank you so much for your lovely comments, loved the challenge x

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  7. What a cute beach scene!! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and your kind comment x

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  8. Wonderful combination of challenges! I really like the texture on the sand, the lovely colouring on the sky and sea, but the beach hut it just stunning! Sorry I'm so late commenting, thanks for playing along with The Male Room's Vacation/Beach challenge!

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    1. Thank you so much for your generous and very kind comments. Loved joining in the challenge and could see The Beach Hut being a Man's garden shed and him 'needing his space'. Thanks again x

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