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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Paint and/or Distressing with Heart Song Designs

This week's challenge over at Heart Song Designs is to incorporate paint and/or distressing into your papercraft projects. Leah has a wonderful free image available for you to use if you would like, although any and all images are welcome in the challenge. One winner will receive their choice of digi from the Heart Song store. Please stop by the inspiration blog, as the DT has created some beautiful projects!


I went for a more simple look this time, using the single tulip image. Papers are Cosmo Cricket DeLovely. as almost always, the image was watercolored, so that satisfies one portion of the paint challenge. But I decided to also paint the card base edges with white acrylic paint. I really like the way it dries and shows up better than the white craft ink I ususally use. Now to just not smear it everywhere! ;) Edges of the designer paper were distressed to satisfy the other portion of the challenge criteria. I ruffled a bit of white satin ribbon and then added some pretty roses I found at Michael's on a trip there a while back. a SU! rub-on senti completes the card.

Can't wait to see what YOU make for the challenge! have a most wonderful day!

10 comments:

Anita said...

Stunning card! I love the white paint idea.

lynn said...

such a pretty card, jennifer and i love your new pic!

Christy Dillman said...

Oh so pretty Jenn, those papers are so bright and cheery!

Hugs,
Christy

Christy Dillman said...

Oh so pretty Jenn, those papers are so bright and cheery!

Hugs,
Christy

Maria Matter said...

simply gorgeous Jennifer!!!
fabulous use of coordinating colors! love these DeLovely papers!
take care
hugs & blessings

Gina said...

Very nice Jennifer. That tulip is so elegant looking. Great tip with the white paint too.

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Jennifer!! This is really pretty!! Love the papers and colors here!! :)

Payne Holler Cards said...

hi there - poppin in to see ya (-:
love these bright colors and the edging with the white...very clever!
hugs GF
Linda

Davi said...

Love the pretty dps you combined with the lovely tulip Jennifer ! Very pretty :)

Connie C said...

Jenn, I adore the flowery, pink papers you used! Your color choices are msagnificent. Hos delightful that you used the yellow-beige on the stem and leaves -- WOW! is that pefect. Great ribbon treatment. I guess I love it all! :-)