Friday, June 29, 2012

Sponged Serene Silhouettes

Today's cards are a couple of masculine cards I made using the stamp set Serene Silhouettes and also using the sponging and masking techniques.  Have I mentioned before that I love this set and I love sponging? lol I really enjoyed making both of these cards.  This first one was inspired by Jess and you can visit her blog here.  I liked the design and colors of her card and went on to create my own version of it.  Thanks for the inspiration, Jess!  



This second card is similar to one I did a while back for one of my stamp a stacks and a Red Hot Stamper's sketch challenge (check it out here).  Because I really liked that card I decided to give that same idea a try again with my new stamp set.  I actually had the whole card done and thought maybe I could add the sun or moon to this pic, so I punched out a circle and started sponging away again.  Didn't take much to darken things up a little so you could see the "sun".  Then I did the same thing down at the bottom for the reflection.  I still haven't decided if it's the sun or moon yet though. lol 


Thanks for looking and have a great day!

1st Card

Stamp Sets:  Serene Silhouettes & Curly Cute
Card Stock:  Elegant Eggplant, Island Indigo & Whisper White
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Basic Black, Elegant Eggplant & Island Indigo
StazOn:  Black
Embossing Folder:  Square Lattice
Punch:  Circle (Don't remember what size! lol)
Sponges!

2nd Card

Stamp Set:  Serene Silhouettes
Card Stock:  Soft Suede, Crumb Cake & Very Vanilla
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Soft Suede, Crumb Cake & River Rock
Punch:  Circle (Don't remember which size for this one either)
Sponges!

5 comments:

  1. You are the queen of sponging skies!! Both of these are fantastic!

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    1. Thanks, Margaret! You always have something nice, encouraging, etc. to say about my cards. So much appreciated!

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  2. they both look fab! thanks for taking inspiration from my card :)

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  3. I love the colors on your first card ....very pretty ! Just got my Serene Silhouette set and am looking for ways to use it. Hope you don't mind if I copy your idea!

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    1. Nope, I don't mind at all since my card was inspired by someone else too. So nice to have others around to inspire us, isn't it. :)

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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