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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Seeing the Stars at Lollipop Ladies!

The latest challenge at the Lollipop Ladies is
 Number #73 - Stars and Sparkle


Here is the inspiration photo - look at all those primary colours!
Sparkle is easy to find and so are stars - what are you waiting for!

I have created a card by first playing and creating quite a mess! I decided to have a bit of a play with the bottles of Time Holtz Distress ink that you use to swipe and splat and generally paint card and stuff with, and with the bottles that have that little dropper like the medicine bottles used to have, and where the ink is all thick, syrupy and juicy! I have a mixture of colours and types that have somehow multiplied in the dark in the bottom of the cupboard! Might have to get a spray to stop that!



Firstly I splatted, then I dropped and then I dragged a stick through and then I found it took over 24 hours to dry!I did this on a sheet of white shiny SU card. I stamped the sentiment using a MFT stamp and TH Distress Ink Salty Ocean. 



I scrounged through my box of stars and found two that suited - the light blue one has a bit of sparkle on it, and the dark blue one is shiny and sparkly. I added some bling randomly (that is sooooo hard for me to do) and then add one more - so now I have an even number, against the rules - but in a different colour! The whole lot is mounted onto SU Pacific Blue card, and white bazzil folded into a card shape.


I have decided you could repeat this in red, or green or yellow if you wanted.........but I am done.


Your turn to make a card and enter it - remember

Guest DT spots are able to be won each fortnight

and our sponsor this fortnight is: Mad for Markers*
(thanks to Sammi).
A choice of 3 of her M4M digi stamps.

Prize will only be offered if 7 or more entries partake in the challenge.

I will enter this in the following challenges:





15 comments:

Cathy said...

Love your ink splat design. The colour is fabulous :) Cathy x

frommycraftroom said...

Absolutely wonderful. Fab idea.
Hope you are having a great day - I got a minute between games!

Granmargaret said...

Great card Susan.

Trimgym said...

Lovely creation, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you have won or if you have been chosen in our Top3. Also don't miss out on challenges and freebies on my digistamp blog.

Jo

(you had put an incorrect link in, I have amended this for you)

Sheryl said...

A lovely fresh looking card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week. Hope you'll join us again next time. Hugs Sheryl xx

Heather said...

Susan, this is awesome! I love the splat and the stars go with it so perfectly. And it will make a perfect male card.

Katy said...

This is very cool! Love the splatters! :)

Bev said...

What a fab time you had making this super fun card.I love it
Thanks for joining us at The Male Room and hope to see you again soon

Bev :)

Ruth M said...

What a fab effect you created with your ink splatting and dragging etc, it really is dynamic and has such a sense of movement! A wonderful card Susan! Thanks for sharing it with us at Inkspirational! Ruth x

Nikki said...

This is gorgeous Susan. I love the effect you have achieved. Thanks for playing along at Inkspirational this week.

Nikki

crafty-stamper said...

love your splattered and bling card-thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T.this week
Carol GDT(Aug)x

sharon said...

Love the deign, thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge, Sharon x

Deborah Frings said...

This is absolutely fabulous! Love the spatter effect and the dimension with the stars! Great work!

Yvonne Garner said...

This is so eye catching! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational!

Jacqueline said...

OOh - I love this - so glad too that you joined in our first challenge here in The Male Room - Jacqueline xx