Friday, July 18, 2014

Background mania at The Friday Mashup!

This week at The Friday Mashup Sara is our host and asking us to use a background stamp and include a 3D element on your card. OK!


I used the Chevron background stamp and white craft ink to do the background. I considered embossing it, but I wanted it to have a more 'sketched' look... more like the chalkboard technique. The "Happy" panel is a mini note card from the Project Life kit, Everyday Adventure Card Collection. I outlined around the panel with the white gel pen to add a little extra and bring the white in from the background stamp.

Last but not least, I added a few 3D stars. These are made from the Stars Framelit dies. To make them 3D, you just fold them in half at each point (so, 5 times). Then you squish in the in-between parts and pop up the points.

Check out the challenge this week:

  1. Create a project using a "Background Stamp"
  2. Create a project with "something 3D on it"
  3. or Mash it Up! and create a "project with a 3D element and a Background Stamp"


Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Supplies:
Stamps: Chevron background
Inks: White craft, gel pen
Paper: Basic Black CS, Everyday Adventure Card Collection, Moonlight DSP stack
Tools: Stars framelits

6 comments:

  1. Love your card and what a great challenge!!! Also thanks for picking my card over at Colour Me I so appreciate it very... very much.

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  2. Such a cool card, Tara! I love the "happy" panel and your 3-D stars! Thanks for having me as a guest at Friday Mashup!

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  3. This is such a "happy" car for sure! The stars were the perfect touch! I have got to get those framelits!

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  4. Tara, those 3D stars are stinkin' cute. I really like the entire card. It just makes me "Happy" ! Cue the music.... Because I'm Happy, clap along if you feel like that's what you want to do..... Ok. I'm done. Great card!

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  5. Tara, your card definitely makes me happy! Love the look of using black with bright colors on it, and your stars are fabulous!
    Sara

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  6. Super, super, super Tara. Love the chalk look with the Black background and the stars are ah-ma-zing!

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Thank you for your comments and encouragements! They mean the world to me!

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