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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Make A Background

Wow, what a great turn out we had last week. Let's do it again:-) 

This week the challenge is to MAKE A BACKGROUND, not pattern paper. You can use ink, watercolor, markers, crayons, stencils, stamps....well you get the idea. Basically anything but Pattern paper.

This is a sponsor week with Gina K Designs and StampTV!
Remember you can use any image to qualify for the prize. But if you use a Gina K Designs stamp then you get a second entry by adding MSC in front of the link name when you submit your card.
 
http://www.shop.ginakdesigns.com/

PRIZE
A grab bag of stamps and goodies!

I finally made a Bokeh background technique. A before photo and instructions are posted on my blog Paper Finesse.  I stamped the Gina K Designs butterfly on vellum with Versamark and embossed.



Pure Luxury Bubblegum Pink
Mother Of Pearl card base
Bokeh Technique for Background 
Distress Inks for the background
Pan Pastels over the sentiment


Rules:

-Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date
-You must be a "Follower" (click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar) of this blog to be eligible to win
-You may use any vendors products 
-Include a link back to this challenge page
-You may enter as many challenges as you like
-Enter as many times as you'd like
-Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge. 

-The host/hostess will pick a "Top 3" which will be featured on our Pinterest board -On sponsored weeks or any host/hostess give away weeks, the winner will be selected using a random generator.  Be sure to follow by email so you get notifications of new posts!(not required)
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13 comments:

  1. Does dry embossing count as making a background? What if the dry embossing is done using pattern paper? Ok with or without pattern paper for dry embossing. Please answer here & I'll ck back.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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    1. Dry embossing with ink or altered some way...and no pattern paper:-)

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    2. Ok. Thank you for response.
      Melissa
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  2. Oooh I have seen this technique on the webs, but haven't tried it as yet. Yours came out beautifully....LOVE the colors you used....and that Vellum embossed butterfly is sweeeeeeeeeeet!

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  3. Beautiful card, Joyce. I haven't tried this technique either, but have been meaning to. Great challenge - can't wait to play!!!

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  4. Love your card Joyce - it's stunning. Thanks for a fun challenge - hope I get a chance to play and get all inky ;)

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  5. Thank you for a fun challenge and such a wonderful inspiration too - got to have a go at Bokeh because that is stunning Karen x

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  6. Great challenge! I love Gina K. stamps!! I love making backgrounds :))

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  7. I went back and added links to my projects. I see I had forgotten to do that sorry.

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  8. Blogger hiccupped & had an entry post as posted on Fri 3/6 when I posted it this morn 3/7 so I deleted entry, rescheduled & reentered to correct link back to it.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  9. This is a great challenge idea and amazing inspiration!! Thank you! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Wow, what a wonderful background! I have never seen this technique before, going to have to check that one out!! Thanks for the invite Joyce, it's great to be here! :)

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