Friday, July 25, 2014

As You See It Kind Koala

Whoa!  It's Friday already!  How did that happen?  Not that I'm complaining you understand, but that means I've got to get my As You See It Challenge #46 up and running!  Here it is complete with a Kind Koala!

Isn't he adorable?  I absolutely love this week's As You See It Challenges Sketch!  Amanda is so creative!!

I hope you will take a creative break this weekend and give this sketch a try.  I know you'll enjoy it!

  • You know what I like best about Stampin' Blendabilities markers?  It's that you can stamp the image in a water based ink that is so easy to clean off your stamps, and you can work right on Whisper White cardstock without having the slightly yellowed tint of the watercolour paper.  I used the Melon Mambo Stampin' Blendabilities Assortment and the Skin Tone Assortment for the Koala.  The Skin Tone Assortment only really has a dark and medium tone of brown and I was wondering what to use for the lightest tone since the rest are really pinky, when I remembered, "Doh! I just ordered the Crumb Cake Assortment, so I used the lightest tone from that and it worked great!  
  • I wanted the word YOU to pop out so I stamped the Koala again in Old Olive and cut out the YOU from the image in a flag, matted it in Old Olive cardstock and Voila!
  • The fringe scissors came in handy for the grass fringe on the end of the bottom panel.  How unique is that element? Way to go, Amanda!
  • I think my favourite DSP from this catalogue so far is Park Lane, as you can tell from the frequency with which I use it!  This is the back side of the Daffodil Delight micro-polka dots that I used yesterday.
Good news from Paper Pumpkin!

Were you a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, but disappointed in the first set of kits and decided to cancel? Stampin' Up! has been working really hard to win back your confidence and create some amazing kits! They are giving new subscribers the current kit and adding a clear block to it, instead of the old style Welcome Kit, so you don't have to miss out on any of the great stuff they have happening now.  You can also prepay your subscription, so you can give them as gifts to someone who loves being creative but doesn't have a lot of time or space in which to be creative! Everything you need is included in the kit except for adhesive! Here is a look at July's kit:
There are 6 boxes and 6 cards in each kit.
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 Click on the links below to take you to my On-Line Store, where you can read about, look at, and purchase if you wish, the products used to make this card today!

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