Sunday, October 2, 2016

Great Impressions Guest Designer

Hi Everyone!

I am so excited to be the guest designing over at the Great Impressions challenge blog for the whole month of October! It’s always fun to be able to play with new stamps and I was tickled pink with the awesome selections I received to use this month.
For my first card this month, I chose the “Wicked Pair” sentiment along with the “Double Trouble” image.

All of the card stock I used is from Papertrey ink. I started with a side folded A2 card  Smoky Shadow card base. I added the layers of Winter Wisteria and Vintage Crème next. Next,  I colored some white card stock using a “direct ink to paper” technique with Orange Peel ink from Simon Says Stamp and Dusty Concord Distress ink and then used two different Fiskars edge punches to create the two scalloped edges.
For the image panel, I stamped the “Double Trouble” image with Ranger Archival ink in black and then colored the image in with Copic markers. The witch on the left was colored using C5, 100, BV11, BV13, YR04, YG03. The witch on the right was colored with C5, 100, YG03, YG17, YG25, BV11, YR04. I colored the broom with E33, E25 and Y13. I inked the edges with Orange Peel ink and then added the image panel to a piece of Simply Chartreuse. I drew a simple black line border around the edges just for a bit of added interest.
I stamped the sentiment on the right side of the card with some black ink and then added some random stickles in green, orange and black around the sentiment. Finally I tied some gold cord around the scalloped edges to finish the card.
This was so much fun! I can’t wait to share more great cards with you this month!

A few extra challenges for this card as well.

1. 613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes with optional twist use Green and Gold
2. Little Patch of Crafty Friends: Anything Goes
3. Paper Players: Halloween


Beebeebabs said...

Very nice card - love the image thanks for sharing!!!

Sheryl said...

Lol! This could be me and my best friend! I love the sentiment it fits that image perfectly. Great concept.
Glad you dropped it onto the front porch at 613 Avenue Create.
Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

meg said...

great card and colouring

Julie Odil said...

Hi Dori, your card is adorable! That image makes me smile every time I see it! Thanks so much for guest designing for us this month at Great Impressions Stamps. It's great to have you!

laurie said...

This is such a fun card! I love that sentiment. LOL! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

Leah said...

Such a great card! Love your coloring too!

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

What a fantastic card Dori. Here in the UK we don't really celebrate Halloween, but I love making cards with this theme, must be something to do with the colours I think. I'm playing catch up after being away for a week, need to go and make a card now for your current challenge.

Sue xx

Claire Broadwater said...

Oh my goodness, what an adorable pair these two make! Love your coloring and your sentiment! Thanks for joining my Halloween challenge this week at The Paper Players! XX

Sherri Thacker said...

Oh I love this Great Impressions witch!! Super cute card and I love the colors you used!!

Jaydee said...

too cute! I laughed as soon as I saw your card as it reminds me of what my best friend and I look like from behind! Beautifully colored, image. So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week