Thursday, 28 March 2019

TIME OUT #132 - Photo Inspiration

We are back at TIME OUT this week with my favourite type of challenge - a Home Sweet Home photo challenge - and this one is very inspirational:

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So - I saw that split butterfly picture and I immediately thought of doing a gatefold card (which I have never done!) - her it is from the front:

To make the card, I used my Misti to stamp half the giant (discontinued) Tattered Angels butterfly on each end of a 4.25" x 11" panel. I then watercoloured the butterfly using shimmery watercolours. I then scored the panel at the two fold points (and you can see where I scored in the wrong place in the photo!)

And here is a view of the inside of the card where I also added a watercoloured panel with a gold embossed greeting from the Altenew Halftone Thanks set. I used this same set to gold emboss the greeting on the black belly band that I created to close the card.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Altenew - they are giving the winner a $20 gift voucher :)

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Our wonderful guest designer for this challenge is Bobby from Bits and Pieces; Bobby is regular TIME OUT player and has guest designed with us in the past - we are so thrilled to have her join us again this week :)|

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Thursday, 14 March 2019

TIME OUT #131 - Our 5th Birthday!!!!!!

I am so excited to be celebrating the TIME OUT 5th Birthday with the rest of the team. I am so lucky to be part of this wonderful team with this group of incredibly talented designers - the challenges are amazing and we are truly blessed to have Sandie as our leader.

Our challenge this week is very appropriate - we are looking for cards inspired by these words:

Our amazing sponsor for this challenge is Stamplorations - Shery is the owner of Stamplorations and we are so lucky to have her on our DT as well. She is generously offering an incredible $50 gift certificate to the winner of our challenge. 

For my card, I used the Artplorations Bold Florals stencil for my card. I sponged white pigment ink through the stencil onto some dark grey card stock. Once the ink was dry, I added some colour to the pattern using my coloured pencils. I mounted the panel onto a standard white card base and added a white embossed MFT sentiment strip popped up with some foam tape.I finished it off with a few clear droplets.

Our guest designer for this challenge is Kara from Bright Hope Creations - we are so happy to have her join us for this special challenge :)

Thanks so much for stopping by!