YNS Challenge

Good morning, friends! It’s Friday, and I’m so happy it’s the weekend so I can spend time with friends and family! Who’s with me?! Also, there should be lots of time for crafty fun. Speaking of crafty fun, I’ve got a project to share with you for the Your Next Stamp Challenge for this week. There’s a color challenge and a sketch challenge on their blog. You can choose one or the other, or, be very ambitious and do them both! I’ve had a busy week so I chose the color challenge. Here’s the color combo:

And here’s what I came up with!

093 I started by die cutting the Flower Panel Die from some Neenah Solar White cardstock. I added adhesive to the back and quickly attached it to a piece of paper of the same size. I didn’t want any of those little flowers falling out or going missing! Once they were all secured I added Distress Ink color with my mini ink blender. I used Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Festive Berries, Wilted Violet and Salty Ocean. I made sure to let the colors blend a little on the edges so that they were easy on the eye blends. They ended up looking so yummy together!

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Next I spritzed the whole piece with my Distress Sprayer to get that ahhh-mazing spotchy textured look that I love so much with Distress Inks. I dabbed the water up with a paper towel and used my heat tool to dry everything completely. I stamped the word Fabulous from the Whatnot Sentiments Set Ten  in the stitched panel across the card base.

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Next I took part of a sentiment from the Splish Splash Fun set and masked it off so that it only stamped the part of it I wanted. I stamped the ‘you are’ part of the stamp in VersaMark ink on some black cardstock and heat embossed white embossing powder over it. I trimmed the piece down and added it with some foam tape over the word Fabulous.

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The final touch was to add some black Nuvo Crystal Drops to it. And my card was done! I hope you liked my take on this color combo! Be sure to hop on over to the YNS blog and enter your creation for a chance to win some Your Next Stamp goodies! All of the other Design Team’s creations will be up there as well. So if you need some inspiration be sure t check those out as well.

Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed my card for today, and that you’re having a great Friday! Until next time 🙂

 

 

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