Apologies that it's been a whole week since my last post. Work has been mega busy for me this week so I've been a little exhausted in the evenings!
But I'm back today to introduce the next challenge at Less is More. We have a Theme challenge for you this week which is...
Just one card for you this week. When I think of exotic I think of tropical locations so what better than a tropical beach scene...
On a panel of cardstock I stamped the palm tree and then masked it. I then created two curved masks to cover the majority of my panel and then blended the sky, sea and sand with Distress Inks. I couldn't find a border die with the right curvature I was after so I rummaged around my flat and found the lid of a casserole dish and drew around this to create the curves on two Post-It notes! lol I then coloured the palm tree with ProMarkers and added the sentiment in black before mounting the panel on 3D foam.
- Stamps: Hero Arts - Let's Chill; Clearly Besotted - Say It In Style
- Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black; Versafine - Onyx Black; Distres Ink - Tumbled Glass, Mermaid Lagoon, Antique Linen, Rusty Hinge
Moving Along with the Times - Challenge #27 - Clean & Simple
Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #207 - Make Your Mark
CASology - Week 211 - Dream
AAA Cards - Game #71 - Blending
Fantasy Stampers - Challenge #69 - At the Beach
Penny Black and More - August Challenge - Anything Goes with a Stamp
Stamping Sensations - August Challenge - Anything Goes
STAMPlorations - August Challenge - Theme Stamps and Markers/Pencils
Creative Inspirations - Challenge #255 - Seaside, Sunshine and Summer Holidays
ETA - Also going to link up at Uniko - Challenge #35 - Inspired by a Song (I'm going for Kokomo by the Beach Boys!) - Thanks for the reminder of this one, Sarah! x
And just for fun I'm going to link up at Happy Little Stampers CAS challenge which this month is 'Masking'. Not an entry as I'm on the DT and not allowed! lol
Thanks so much for visiting, and I'm sure the gallery this week will make me feel like I'm well overdue a holiday!
Hopefully I'll find more crafty time this week and be able to share more with you.