Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sew Many Cards Challenge #12

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Welcome to SEW Many Cards Challenge #12.
We have an awesome sponsor this week, KLM Designs.
They have the most wonderful variety of images and sentiments. There is sure to be something for any taste. With each image you will get a JPEG and a PNG file, which come in a ZIP format.
They are offering 3 digital images to the winner!
The challenge this week is a really fun one: ANYTHING GOES! This is my favorite type of challenge. It really lets the creative juices flow.
With the wonderful image from KLM called Make Our Own Globe, you can change the size then add any image inside that you want. You can add a digital image before printing or you could add a stamped image after printing. Either way, you will have made your own.
Sandcastle snowglobe
I combined the globe image with the sentiment from the KLM set Lily. After sizing I inserted the Sew Many Cards image Sandcastle.
Sandcastle snowglobe CU Sandcastle snowglobe tilted right
I coated the "glass" of the globe with Crystal effects. I applied it with a paintbrush to keep the coat thin. I also wanted to make the brush strokes follow the shape of the globe to give the appearance of rounded glass rather than just the shine of glass. You can see in the above photos that the light reflects off the globe in a more circular pattern giving it more of a 3 dimensional appearance.
Sandcastle snowglobe inside Sandcastle snowglobe inside saying
Stamps: Sandcastle by Sew Many Cards, Make your own globe and Lily both by KLM Designs, Hope Happens by Stampin' Up
Ink: Ink jet, close to cocoa
Paper: Paper Temptress, pattern paper unknown
Accessories: Big Shot, nestabilities, ribbon, sea shell, dimensionals, 2 1/2" scallop circle punch, crystal effects, paint brush, copic markers
Copic markers used: B 00, 01, 02, 24~~~E 51, 53, 57~~~C 00, 03~~~R 17~~~G 05~~~Blender pen
Don't forget to stop by the Sew Many Cards Challenge Blogand pick up the Friday free image. This week it is this adorable umbrella. What a perfect image for spring!
I am excited to see what you all come up with. Hugs, Sandy O
Comments from before moving to blogger
What a great idea Sandy, cute card! Posted by: Deanette April 24, 2010 at 07:46 AM What a perfect image for the globe. Some awesome coloring. Gloria M Posted by: Gloria M. April 24, 2010 at 07:00 AM How awesome!! I love your globe!! It's so beautiful!! Posted by: Margie April 23, 2010 at 03:52 PM Great card--love the sandcastle in the globe, the wavy blue paper, & the shell. Posted by: lisa808 April 23, 2010 at 03:34 PM Great card...I think the sandcastle was the perfect image to put into the globe. Posted by: Cheri April 23, 2010 at 10:43 AM I LOVE coming to your blog....I always learn something!!! This card is INCREDIBLE!!! How clever to be able to insert the sandcastle into the globe that idea!!! Your coloring is AWESOME!!! Great tip about the crystal effects!!! Posted by: Kim April 23, 2010 at 02:39 AM Beautiful work Sandy!! I love the detail you put into this card!!! Posted by: ~Jeri M~ April 23, 2010 at 02:02 AM such a lovely card, love the added shell, x carol Posted by: carol April 23, 2010 at 01:11 AM

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