Saturday, August 9, 2014

Moonlight Sympathy- Two Challenges in One!

Hi Again Stampers! 

I wanted to share one more card with you that I created today using the gorgeous Hand Stamped Sentiments HSSC191 Inspiration Photo and the CCMC315 Sketch at Create with Connie and Mary.  

Again, I hope you will find time to visit both sites to check out the Design Team samples as well as the rest of their galleries- it always amazes me that so many ideas can come from one sketch or color/inspiration photo!

To create this card:

Use the 1 3/8” Circle Punch to punch out a circle from a piece of scrap paper and apply the punched circle to the upper right of a piece of Whisper White cardstock (also create a mask for the mountains and water line on the card using scrap paper or sticky notes).

Use a Sponge Dauber with Pool Party to apply ink near the horizon line, add Coastal Cabana, Wisteria Wonder and Blackberry Bliss.   Repeat the process a bit lighter for the water area under the horizon.

Remove the masks for the mountain and horizon line, sponge Blackberry Bliss for the mountain and horizon area.

Ink the trees from Lovely As A Tree using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink and mask before stamping onto the horizon area.   Stamp the same trees again (re-inking with the Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink onto a scrap piece of acrylic packaging or window sheet and apply with the ink side down in the “water” area for the reflection.

Trim the panel into thin strips per the sketch and mount onto Basic Black cardstock.  Trim again into the strips for the sketch challenge.

Mount the strips onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock and adhere to the Basic Black card base.

Stamp the sentiment using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink onto Whisper White cardstock and punch out with the XL Oval Punch.   Punch two additional ovals from Basic Black cardstock and layer behind the sentiment.

Add the two strips for the banners per the sketch- one from Basic Black cardstock and the other from Back to Black Designer Series Paper (DSP) – both punched on the ends with the Hexagon Punch to create the banner

Add the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals® with a few Pearls to finish off the card.   

Stamp Sets: Lovely As A Tree, Love and Sympathy

Ink: Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Wisteria Wonder, Blackberry Bliss, Memento™ Tuxedo Black

Paper/Cardstock:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Back to Black DSP

Accessories: Sponge Daubers, scrap paper for masking, Pearls, Hexagon and XL Oval Punch

Thanks again for visiting- I hope all of you have a wonderful, relaxing Sunday!


Deb said...

WOW!!! Gorgeous! Stunning! Love it! Beautiful colors and such a creative way to use the sketch! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

brrenwick said...

This is absolutely stunning! I love the colors and the layout! Thank you for playing along with us at HSS!

Hetty said...

Wow, this is a stunning creation of the sketch. Love the scene and the colors./ WOW!!

inkypinkies said...

Bravo to the Technique Queen! Leave it to you to be able to duplicate the inspiration photo! Amazing and gorgeous. Thanks for playing at HSS :D Erika

Penny Hanuszak said...

Simply gorgeous. Love the colours and how you incorporated the two challenges. Great card Julie!

Mary Brown said...

Oh my word Julie...this is absolutely beyond STUNNING!!!! What a classic set and your sponge sky is spectacular! Thanks for playing along with us this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Margaret Raburn said...

Julie, your creation using the sketch and inspiration is just gorgeous!! Love the colors you used and how the black and white just perfectly accent them! Thanks for making your beautiful card for the Create with Connie and Mary challenge this week!

Connie Babbert said... the colors on here...beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Debbie Henderson Debbie's Designs said...

Beautiful colors and so pretty how you did the strips! So glad you joined us at Create with Connie & Mary this week!

Melissa Davies said...

The landscaping is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the instructions and thanks for joining us in the Sketch Challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

Nicole Tugrul said...

This is simply the most gorgeous landscape card! I love the colors too! Thanks so much for joining the sketch challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

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