ATSM CAS Challenge #179

I’m happy to be joining you as a member the of ATSM Design Team today with a card for this week’s CAS challenge #179.

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  My card:
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How I made this card:
1. Printed image onto white card stock. (Stampin’ Up Whisper White)
2. Printed second image onto masking paper & cut out a background mask.Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
I used this cute digital image, Elephant Giving Love, which was generously provided by our sponsor:
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3. Masked off background and then sponged light blue ink onto elephant.
4. Stamped gingham over elephant.
Background Basics: Super Gingham Stamp Set
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5. Colored heart-flower with SU markers.
6. Removed background mask & hand drew bunch of flowers and colored.
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7. Ink blended strips of paper in greens and yellow inks, snipped to create grass.

8. Attached grass.
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 I’d like to play along at SSS Monday’s: A Ray of Sunshine, SSS Wednesday’s: Simon Says Anything Goes and Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge #219: Anything Goes.
 Make sure you stop by the blog and check out my teammates’ beautiful work! Please do check our rules at the top of the challenge blog page if you are new to our challenge blog.

 Thanks for stopping by!
XO
Melissa

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ATSM Challenge #175 – Photo Inspiration

I’m so happy to be joining you as a member the of ATSM Design Team today with a card for this week’s Challenge #175 – Photo Inspiration!

Here’s our inspiration photo:

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Here’s my card:

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Process:

  1. Stamped leaves in white/Craft ink on gray cs

2. Stamped more leaves and flowers in embossing ink

3. Embossed with white embossing powder

4. Painted flowers with white Craft ink

5. Painted flowers again with yellow, pink and fuchsia.

6. Added fussy cut sentiment

Don’t you love that beautiful bouquet in our inspiration photo? Does it remind you that Spring and Summer are coming? Here’s a closer look:

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Ahhhhh! Lovely!
We have new Design Team members joining us here at ATSM! Please make them welcome:
Also, make sure you stop by the blog and check out my teammates’ beautiful work!  Please do check our rules at the top of the challenge blog page if you are new to our challenge blog.
Recently, I’ve been working on organizing my blog and have added some new pages at the top. I’d like to invite you to visit my Mixed Media and CAS/Nearly CAS galleries. 🙂

 Thanks for stopping by!
XO
Melissa