Saturday, May 25, 2013

Thinking of You–C4C #187


Hey, everyone, and welcome to my last week of hosting Crazy 4 Challenges for this month. I’ve had fun coming up with some things to challenge everyone and still be fun. This week, I’m challenging you to NOT use any commercially made patterned paper. Feel free to make your own, as I did, or no patterned paper at all :)

My homemade patterned paper was actually a happy accident. You might remember that I’ve been dabbling in mixed media a tiny bit so I was just testing out some Glimmer Mist sprays that I had on hand on some scrap paper. After I sprayed this green, turquoise, orange combo of colors I looked at it and said “Hey, that looks pretty cool!”. So I did it again on some Sweet Tooth card stock and used it on this card :) After I sprayed and trimmed that panel. I used my Die-namics Medium Leafy Flourish on it, popped up some Jellybean Green card stock behind the cut out, then popped the whole thing up on foam on a Kraft card stock base. To finish it off, I stamped a sentiment from Inspired by Flowers, Set #1 on a Die-namics First Place Award Ribbon flag with Black Licorice ink, also popped up on foam.

Here’s the inside, with another sentiment from the set:


And that's it! Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has for you!

THEN, you know what to do--we'd love to have you come along and play with us. Just do your thing with the challenge and link it to Mr. Linky on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Please link directly to your project. And, if you upload to a public gallery, please use the key word C4C187.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Inspired by Flowers, Set #1 (MFT)
Sweet Tooth card stock, Jellybean Green card stock, Kraft card stock (MFT)
Black Licorice ink (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Die-namics Medium Leafy Flourish, Die-namics First Place Award Ribbon (MFT); Glimmer Mists, foam tape



  1. Fun challenge Barb, love the background you created

  2. Barbara, this is stunning - so pretty and such a lovely image for the sentiment inside. Thanks for the idea.


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