1.28.2016

Make a Wish!!

Hello! Nora here with an inspirational post for Stamping Smiles Design Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge Two. Is everyone having fun? I know that I am. I LOVE all the fabulous entries that I have seen for challenge two. You all are amazing!!

Today I am sharing a card that I created using the last row across that contains the elements: masking, stars and critters.


I decided to make the background the "star" of the card rather then the critters. I used the ink "smooshing" technique to create it. I still have blue fingers from creating the sky!


The white stars were masked and I used Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch and Chipped Sapphire Distress inks to create the night sky. I used Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron Distress inks and then die cut the grass with a My Favorite Things die.


I then took the masks off and colored in the stars with clear Wink of Stella. I die cut the whole panel with a My Favorite Things Blueprints #13 die.

The elephant and mouse were die cut and stamped using Paperie Ink's "Tons of Thoughts" set. I used Copic markers to color the critters in and used gel pens to add some fun details. I tucked them in-between the middle, grass layer.


The word bubble is by Lawn Fawn and the sentiment I stamped in dark blue with a PaperTrey Ink stamp. I added a few star sequins to the background in various sizes to finish the card off.


I hope this card inspires you to take a second look at Challenge #2 and pick a row or a column that you might have overlooked the first time. I am looking forward to seeing your creations!!

Thank you for stopping by and have a FABULOUS day!!

Nora

6 comments:

  1. Nora, this is such s fabulous card! I love the interest you created in the background and layers of grass. Tucking this adorable little Ellie in the middle is my favorite part! Love it.

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  2. Oh my gosh, look at that super cute elephant. Pretty coloring and texture. Tracie Pond

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  3. Wow Nora! This is truly fabulous! The ink background is just stunning!!

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  4. The inky background and grass are fabulous! Really pretty!

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