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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Friendship




Today the Stampotique team over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge is asking you to try a new technique.  This is always a fun challenge to see what techniques everyone will be using on their card and what we might be missing out there. 

Link up to the tutorial you used or show us how you did your new technique (new to you).

And if you haven't already seen this, check it out:
Did you see our design team call announcement?  

I'm not a "techy" gal at all, so I went with something I knew would be manageable for me.  I used the Sponge & Spritz technique on my card.



I wanted to give the girls some grounding so I sponged the brown for the sand instead of making it all ocean like.  This technique works really well with a solid stamp.  My first try didn't look so hot, but I kept on trying.

I'm also entering this for the CASology challenge #61 to use a Silhouette.

Hope you will join us over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge this week for your chance to win a $30 gift certificate for stamps.
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Card details:
Stamps: 3 Girls 8982 from Stampotique Originals
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Crumb Cake
Inks: Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, Certainly Celery, Soft Sky, Pool Party and Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black
Embellishments: 1 1/4" circle punch for sun, water spritzer, Janome sewing machine


15 comments:

Lisa Somerville said...

Love the background Kim - this is one of my favorite images Stampotique carries!

Stef H said...

love it! the soft colors are gorgeous and you rocked that technique!

hugs :)

*Vicki* said...

Such a stunning background you've created Kim!! Love it! :) HUGS

Kaz said...

This is gorgeous Kim, love the softness with the silhouette xx

Coco said...

Your card is really beautiful... I love the shades of colours you used especially the delicate brown layer, the technique itself and this gorgeous image that pops! Greetings Kim, take care. Coco xx

france papillon said...

what a gorgeous background, the sponge and spritz technique suits your style!
xx
france

Greetings By Chera said...

I love the way it turned out! I have to try the technique. Great job!

Maureen Merritt said...

What a fabulous background! Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Beautiful soft colours complement your image perfectly! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

wienerhoneymooners said...

This soft pastel pallete is a reminder of a summer sunset on the beach!!

Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!!

Meghan said...

This is such a fabulous card. Your background is perfect! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Kim. Love the soft sponging with the silhouette image. The stitching looks great.

MichelleZ said...

I love these colors. This is a beautiful card!

Sue said...

This is beautiful Kim, I love the background and it goes perfectly with the stamping xx

roc said...

This is a beautiful card!

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