Friday, September 6, 2013

Sponged Wetlands

Ever wonder why you say you'll do something then ask yourself later "Why did I do that?!  That's me with today's card! lol  Yup, I told my upline that I'd do a demo at our monthly meeting.  Actually I didn't mind it a bit. :)  I love sponging on my cards and knew I would want to do some sort of sponging.  At first I thought I'd do flowers of some sort, but since I didn't want to cut any flowers out and love the Wetlands stamp set I went with that.  I used this week's Color Throwdown challenge for my colors.  I took one look at them and liked what I saw. :)   I did have to change a couple of colors since I didn't have them, but got as close as I could.  Well, after I finished my sample card I thought maybe we should all give it a try at the meeting!  Sure, why not?!  I emailed my upline and she said sure.  I must say they did a great job on their cards!  They all looked different (just like my samples below), but that's what making cards is all about. :)  Wish I had brought my camera to take pics of all of them.  

This was the first card I made...


This was a second sample so we weren't all trying to look at one card... 


 And this is the one I made as we were working together...


 Group photo. :)



Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Set:  Wetlands
Card Stock:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla & Whisper White
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Pear Pizzaz, Chocolate Chip,
 Old Olive & Baja Breeze (retired)
Stampin' Write Marker:  Chocolate Chip
StazOn:  Black (brown birds just didn't look right! lol)
Sponges

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Sara! Thanks so much for demonstrating and providing the snack; I really appreciate that!

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  2. Thanks, Glenda, and no problem. Glad I could help out. Now you'll have to do a sponging technique video! :)

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  3. Your cards are breath taking!!! I really love them all.

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  4. Gorgeous!! Fabulous use of the colors!! Thxs for joining us at CTD!!

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  5. Your sponging of these colors turned out beautifully! Love these cards! So happy you were able to play along with us at Color Throwdown!

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  6. Beautiful. How do you get such smooth coverage sponging on whisper white? Yes, do a video.

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    1. Hi, Pat. Thanks...glad you like my sponging. :) When I sponged this card I did a lot of dragging, swirling and little masking. I know, sounds strange, but that's how I did it. I did make a video, but could never get it to upload. If I get a chance sometime maybe I'll have to try and see if it will upload.

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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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