Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge #434


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Welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge !! Thank you for joining us for the "For a Child" Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too :-)

This week the challenge is...

"Add a Sentiment"

 We are using "Impression Obsession" products this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some, we love to see them used :-)

For my project, I am using "Dream In" cling stamp. I decided to create a color swatch with Distress Oxide. It really is easy to do if you line up all the colros that you want. 

dream in colors that don't exist  

 First I did some color-blending and then I let the colors "sit"....meaning that I let the paper dry completely. This is a crucial part especially I wanted to do white-embossing on the paper.

dream in colors that don't exist

After embossing,  I went back and splashed a few tiny drops of water....that's it!
This is a great way to customize your own color palette.
What do you think? Hope you can join this fun challenge!

As always, Simon Says Stamp will be giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store!
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So now it's YOUR turn ! Happy Crafting !!
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You have until Wed. 8am Eastern Time to join in :-)
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I hope you check out the DT's work!  I can't wait to see what you create!!
Thanks for stopping by!

22 comments:

Tracy Freeman said...

A really beautiful card, the colours are gorgeous and I just adore that sentiment xxx

conil said...

There is nothing like color to make your day...this card screams relax and enjoy it. The spectrum of color is luscious as is that wonderful sentiment.

Lin said...

Swoonable background, V! And a great way to color-swatch - I'm pinning this!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love that sentiment and how you worked the rainbow background, Virginia!!

Dotty Jo x said...

Goodness, Virginia, that is one awesome card! Jo x

alexandra s.m. said...

Gorgeous card and sentiment dear!
Love the addition of clear sequences!
Hugs~

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Virginia! Your ink blending looks lovely with the white embossed sentiment xx

Cindy C. said...

How lovely!!

Lisa Elton said...

Simply fabulous!!

Harriet said...

I think this card is excellent!!! Love your colors and the sentiment is wonderful.

Dawn Turley said...

stunning Virginia. The rainbow colours on your card background is perfect with the white embossing.

Vicki Finger said...

Very Pretty, Virginia! I love that Distress Oxide piece! Congrats to your daughter!

Sue LD said...

Love the pretty blended colors.

Patt H. said...

Love these beautifully blended colors & the simplicity of this one. Gorgeous!

Rosy Newlun said...

Oh, my! I saw this on my Google+ feed and had to come over and see!!! So you blended both oxide and reg distress inks to get this? It's FABULOUS! Thank you so much for sharing :*

Quillish said...

What a beautiful card.. Loved the way the sentiment is in white over colourful bg! Apt for the sentiment.

Desperatehousewifecraft said...

Great blending and love how it turned out! Thanks for the tip to let it dry before stamping too!

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Gorgeous rainbow panel and perfect sentiment to match, Virginia! Well done. :)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Migdalia said...

Love the gorgeous colors! Stunning card!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Crafting with Creative M

Angela Bode said...

This is stunning!!! Gorgeous colors!!!

Carol L said...

This is one colorful and fabulous card! I just love all those swipes of rich color with the white sentiment! It's beautiful!!

debby4000 said...

Beautiful colourful card.
Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby