Friday, 1 April 2016

Guest Designer....

I am so excited and daunted ...in equal measures...to be a Guest Designer 
at STAMPlorations ......
for their Sketch and Theme Challenge this month.
The Design Team is fabulous and always come up with the 
most original, creative and stunning inspiration. 
STAMPlorations have a very active Blog, if you've time pop across and take a look....
They also have great challenges, incorporating lots of different crafting styles.

Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to Guest with you this month.
Use The Sketch and....or The Theme
I have used The Theme of Stamps and Splatters to make my card ....
using STAMPlorations products.
The white background card has been sprayed and splattered with Green paints.
I have used the stamps from the mixed media elements stamp set 
and black archival ink for some of the ink spots and splats.
The flutters & splatters stencil has been used with black embossing paste 
for the butterfly and a few splats.
For the gold splats I have again used the same stencil but with gold glitter embossing gel.
The stencil, paste and gel has given some dimension and lovely texture to the card.
The large Hello sentiment has been stamped 
and heat embossed in gold glitter onto black card and attached using foam.
The white card has gold embossing powder around the edges.

I had fun making the card and I thank you once again for the opportunity.
Crafty Hugs x

Challenges I would like to enter my card into......
CAS Mix Up Challange - Stamping/Stencilling and my choice is splats and heat embossing
Addicted to Stamps + More - Make your Mark - Sprays, embossing paste and heat embossing











47 comments:

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Many congratulations Mac on being a Guest Designer. I fully understand your excitement as I felt just the same when I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Stamping Sensations last June, and then again when I was asked to join the Design Team at Fashionable Stamping Challenges in December. However, there is absolutely no need whatsoever for you to be daunted in any way as you always make the most amazing cards and this card is no exception. I love the stamps and splatters that you've used and your colour palette is just perfect. Enjoy your success:) Wishing you a lovey weekend xx

Suchi said...

Hi Mac! I am loving those slpatters and the color combination! Glad to have you as the GDT at STAMPlorations!
Suchi xx

Becca Cruger said...

Talk about splattery perfection!!! I loooooooove the way this turned out! Thank you so much for guest designing with us this month!

conil said...

Wowza...gorgeous take on the theme. Honestly, I think I'm in love with this fabulous card.

Ashwini Rao said...

Cool card, Mac Mable! Gold splatters - what better could be there on a card!! :D Congrats on your guest designer spot!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for your very kind words, means a lot x Enjoy your weekend too x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind, thank you. Enjoyed the opportunity, thanks x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much. I love dipping into your blog and always come away with tons of inspiration x

Mac Mable said...

That is such a lovely thing to say, thank you very much and congratulations on your guest slot x

Mac Mable said...

Congratulations on your guest slot too and thank you for leaving such kind comments x

Patti said...

Wow! amazing card!! really amazing : ) Congratulations on a well deserved honor friend! I am bowing! I can't create a "sprayed splattered background" that doesn't look terrible to save my soul. Great card : )

Patti

Mac Mable said...

That's a very kind and generous thing to say, thank you so much x

Julie B said...

Fab splatters and stamping Mac, love the hint of gold o the black with the green in the background.
So pleased to have you as GD this month.:)

Bożena Adamusińska said...

wow, Mac! What a great card! I love green and black. A white background adds lightness. Beautiful inspiration, thank you.
I wish you a wonderful weekend. hugs,
BozenA

Loll said...

Congrats on being the Guest Designer at STAMPlorations. I LOVE this card. So many amazing elements that all come together into one gorgeous creation. Awesome! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Bonnie said...

Woot! Congratulations on your Guest Designer spot! And what a wonderful creation you have come up with! So many interesting elements with color and sparkle to boot! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

Mrs A. said...

Wow what a visual statement this card makes. I love the colours you have used. Congratulations on your guest designer spot. Hugs Mrs A.

LauraJane:) said...

Fantastic making the splatter the star of your card! Super to have you as Guest Designer at STAMPlorations:)

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much, loved the experience x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much and enjoy your weekend too x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you very much fro your kind comments which I always appreciate x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for the congratulations, much appreciated and thanks for stopping by and leaving such kind comments x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so very much x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you, thank you very much x

Heidi Stamps said...

Fantastic and striking card! The gold gel is really a neat product I have not used before. It adds such a modern feel to your card, great overall design!

Melissa L. said...

This is super cool, Mac! Congrats on your GD spot at STAMPlorations! Love the splatter and, as I'm a BIG butterfly fan, it caught my eye too. :) Thanks for joining in at ATSM and AAA Cards. Melissa

Ksenija said...

So glad for you, Mac! This is great to have as Guest designer at STAMPlorations. You incorporated all the elements and media beautifully in your card - Sweet Kobylkin

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Big congrats on your GDT at STAMPlorations!!! You certainly deserve that! And what a card! WOW! LOVE those splatters!

Julie B said...

Oops, back again to say thanks for MYM @ATSM this week!

Hannelie said...

Wow! What a stunning creation Mac!

Julia Aston said...

what a stunning design with the black and gold splatters against the green! Congrats on your guest DT!

Lilian YF said...

This is so pretty! Congrats on the GDT spot! This card would be perfect for Creative With Stamps Challenge! STAMPlorations is also a sponsor there!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio

Ros Crawford said...

Well done on your GD spot ... they really are clever to have asked you ... Your creations are wonderful and I adore this card, the colours and that great big gold splat... Perfection!

baileyrosy.com said...

Congratulations Mac and no need to be daunted you are a fabulous artist thats why you are guesting. Splats have never looked so glamorous, love the combination of colours with the gold

Marie

Neets B said...

Congrats on your GD spot! And what a fabulous creation, loving this colour combo.
Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

Lee-Anne said...

Such an amazing design, Mac! Congrats on your GD spot! I love what you did with the stencils and love the fabulous color combo!

Mac Mable said...

Yes the gold gel is really a great product to use, it's quite thick and is great through stencils..Thanks x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

Mac Mable said...

So very kind, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Always so kind, thanks x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you very much x

Mac Mable said...

So nice of you to say, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you very much x

Mac Mable said...

What a lovely thing to say, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

This made me smile, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for stopping by and leaving such kind comments x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so very much x