Yesterday, I spent the day at the bowling ally with my stud muffin to watch him in a bowling tournament and spend some time with friends. It was a really fun and silly laughing kind of day. On the way home I was playing on pinterest and found some artwork that I thought would make a cool card. The photo here is what I found.
Kind of cool, and dark, like a sunset or I'm not sure what, but I like it! Today, I'm hosting a chat and challenge over on the demonstrator group SUDSOL, and decided to to a challenge around my inspiration piece.
Not too shabby! I think you could use the sketch for all sorts of cards. Color blocking where you put maybe a cupcake on the right, happy birthday across the top and a balloon on the slim panel on the left?
Fun times. :)
So I got up before everyone in the house this morning to make my card for the challenge. Here we go:
What do you think??
I started with a piece of glossy white paper, cut to 3 7/8" x 5". Then I started with the polished stone technique. To do this technique, you need some reinkers, rubbing alcohol and cotton balls.
For best results you'll want to buy the 91% alcohol. Really soak few cotton balls with the alcohol and put a few drops of the reinkers on top. I started with baja breeze, certainly celery and gold. I also heat set the ink with setting 1 on my stampin up heat gun.
After adding those three colors to my glossy cardstock, this is what my paper looked like.
Then, I added some night of navy and baja along the bottom to lookk more like the sample.
So here's the inspiration piece, and my card again. I hope it leaves you feeling inspired to stamp something for fun today!
Thanks so much for stopping by today!!