Friday, November 14, 2014

Happy Birthday

Hello creative friends!  My card today is for two challenges.  Ordinarily I don't enter one card in multiple challenges, but today's card just turned out that way.  First challenge is Papertrey Ink Make it Monday #188 - Ombre Backgrounds.  The second challenge is for Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - We're Seeing Stars. 

My card.....


I used the ombre concept in a different way, but I think it qualifies for the PTI challenge.

I made my own stencil from a PTI cover plate using Grafix Matte Stencil Film and my Big Shot.  This film works really well, and will turn any die cut into a stencil. 


Next I cut star shapes from the ombre stamping.


Easy.

Supplies:
Paper:  Neenah
Ink:  Versafine, PTI, HA and Mama Elephant
Stamps:  PTI
Dies/Punches:  Nestabilities and Simon Says
Other:  Grafix Matte Stencil Film

I just had to share a little color inspiration from my back yard.  Natures red carpet to go with my chairs.


Have a great day!

8 comments:

  1. I really like your take on the MIM technique, nancy... super fun card! and WOW!! that picture of your backyard is just gorgeous!

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  2. What a great way to put a twist on that technique, Nancy! Love how your stars turned out - beautiful card! And wow - those leaves look amazing! We're already freezing our butts off here in Minnesota! Way too cold, way too early! Enjoy our autumn weather while it lasts. Hugs to you! ♥

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  3. Very nice card thanks for sharing!!!

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  4. A lovely card Nancy, a great dersign and I love the multi-cloured stars!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs Heather xx

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  5. I love that ombre technique! very awesome card :) !!!! your inspiration is too cool love the reds :)

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  6. Those striped stars are great! Very cute! Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  7. Super neat card, Nancy! Love the picture of your back yard!

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  8. Nancy, this craft talent is so good. I wish you well with it and this portfolio is exceptional. Love to you,Marcia.

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