Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SHOPPING OUR STASH #171: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Good morning crafty peeps! It's time again for a new challenge at SHOPPING OUR STASH! This week's theme is sun or clouds! (or, in some cases, sun and clouds!) I went with the clouds for my card:


 Here's the inside:

I can't take credit for that sentiment. I came across this meme on FB and the idea just hatched:


My background is made with a cloud stencil and Dusty Concord DI, with Black Soot around the edges. I stamped and heat embossed the witch image with black embossing powder. I didn't want to clutter up or cover the clouds any more than needed so I left. It. Alone. After. That! (I'm still somewhat bleeding from the ears from not adding something, anything, to the front! GAHHH!)

(Oooh, look! Shiny!)

Now it's your turn! Just make a card or project using a sun and/or clouds and link it up at Shopping Our Stash! Don't forget to check out what my teammies created for your viewing pleasure! Thanks for hanging out with me. I hope you have a great day!

Chris

Supplies
Stamps: Inkadinkadoo - All Hallow's Eve
Ink: Versamark; Ranger DI - Dusty Concord, Black Soot
CS: Recollections
Accessories: Inkadinkadoo EP; heat gun; cloud stencil by Bev Rochester; inside sentiment computer generated
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares

11 comments:

  1. OMFG SHE HAS SKULLS HANGING FROM HER BROOM!!!!
    I love that you didn't add anything else to the front of the card...it's fantastic just the way it is...and I adore that sentiment!

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  2. I loooooove the purple clouds, and that witch is gorgeous! (Witches can be gorgeous, just ask Glenda.) Also, I need that sentiment.

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  3. Great for this time of the year ! It is unexpected and those clouds are so lush! Nice job.
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  4. Beautiful job on the clouds love that inkadinkado image and so shiny. Maybe a little sentiment bottom right would be nice, but I think it looks good just as it is.

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  5. When I look at your card I have to ask myself why you don't see more purple clouds around because yours are gorgeous! And you did the right thing not adding anything besides the uber-cool witch, I know how hard it is and I feel your pain but you know you did the right thing. Fabulous card!

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  6. Can I tell you how many times I've kicked myself for not buying this stamp?! It looks downright awesome against those purple clouds! Totally bewitching!!

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  7. Oh, this is brilliant, Chris! I LOVE it!

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  8. omg, i KNOW, isn't it hard to STOP with just ONE PERFECT THING??!?! you've done it, tho, and this card is absolutely AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! love, love, looooooooooooooooooooove that amazingly fab cloud background!!!

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  9. Stopping in time is soooooo hard - bravo :) That background is simply stunning - purple? Perfect! And your embossing is seriously perfect. I need a thesaurus. And that sentiment ;)

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  10. You already know I'm stealing that sentiment, and now I'm going to have to steal the purple clouds idea too -- so awesome! Welcome to the CAS dark side, my friend, it is perfect as it is.

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  11. Love those clouds!!! Great job!

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