Monday, April 7, 2014

lawnscaping challenge - try something new!

good morning! and happy monday! 
it's a new day, and a new week, and a new challenge over at the lawnscaping blog! :)

and who doesn't love trying something new? i LOVE trying new things!



for my card i used one of the sets from the most recent lawn fawn release - hello sunshine
i think that stramp set is so lovely! those little birds couldn't be any cuter! 

i don't know what my new technique is called, but what i did was distress inked over a stencil and then did a little distress ink bleed.



first i used a stencil and some distress inks to create the rainbow pattern on some watercolor paper. i masked off areas of the stencil at a time so i could use the different colors.



then i removed the stencil and sprayed with some water. hello - bleed! i think it's SOOOOO pretty!



i didn't want to cover up the awesome rainbow background so i stamped the polaroid from say cheese onto some vellum, cut it out and adheared it with staples to the card!  the birds were also colored with distress ink and then popped up for dimension.



add a few pearls and the card is complete!

ok, so now it's your turn! :) i really hope you join in on the fun with this challenge!!
for even more inspiration (if you can stand it!), check out the lawnscaping facebook page! we're dedicated to keeping your creative juices flowing! :)
what's the worst that could happen? you could win a gift certificate to simon says stamp! hello!!


5 comments:

  1. So fun!! Love the background!!
    Love how you attached the polaroid!! wow!!

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  2. what a fun idea! Love how you created that background!

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  3. WOW Oh WOW! That background is awesome!!! I love that frame too with those staples!

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  4. super cool technique!!! love the rainbow effect too!

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