|Ah...the foibles of husband-wife communication. Ha!|
I am here with a card that I made inspired by one that Kristine Werner shared in the Online Holiday Card Class 2014. I won an entrance to this class from Walter & Winnie (Thanks, W&W!). It was fun, although it came at a super-busy time for me. I will have to revisit many of the lessons at a later date....and maybe use the ideas for other times of the year.
I rarely do background sponging, but I gave it a try with some Black Soot Distress Ink onto some royal blue cardstock. I was amazed at how easy it was and how much that added to the sky! Remind me to try this more often!!! Then I splattered the background with some Heidi Swapp Color Shine in white. I hadn't done that very many times, either, so it was a bit scary (what if it looks horrible????)...but fun, too.
Next I pulled out one of my very first rubber stamps. It is special to me because Hubby purchased it and a couple of others for me over 25 years ago. The tranquility of this nostalgic church image seems reminiscent of a simpler time and place and makes this stamp one of my favorites, even now. I stamped and heat-embossed in white. Then I placed a few clear rhinestones in the sky. I tied a silver ribbon around the blue panel and mounted it on a white card base.
Still....something was missing........GLITTER GLUE!!! lol.... Oh, my goodness, I LOVE that sparkly, gooey stuff!!!
I added a few dots of silver glitter glue to the sky and called it good. I mass-produced around 10 of these, which made the entire process go a lot faster. Hope you like how it turned out. A few of you reading this blog might find one in your mailbox! :)
Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Vandicrafts Artistry Challenge #22 - Anything Goes w/ CAS option
2. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
3. MFP Friends of Speedy TV Challenge #147 - Blue and Silver
4. As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Christmas Image and Why
5. WOW! Embossing Powder Dec. 2014 Monthly Challenge - Memories