Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thanks with Dreamweaver

As we officially head into the holiday season, the Dream Team are challenging all of our followers to be especially "Thankful and Thoughtful" during the month of November. We hope that you will link your creations with this theme in mind on the Dream It Up! blog using the Inlinkz tool. Our "thanks" to you is providing you with the opportunity to win the stencil of your choice, and a bonus stencil of our choosing could be yours for using Dreamweaver product(s) in your artwork. I'm posting this for you today:

I started off with the beautiful Pumpkins stencil, and I used the beautiful Molten Metal technique. I made sure to keep the front pumpkin a different color from the 2 back pumpkins, so that they would be distinct, and not blend together too much. 

I used 6 colors of Metallic FX powders for this technique. As I looked through my stencils, I realized that I didn't have a "thank you" stencil! I'll need to get on that. But in the meantime....I needed some type of "thanks." So I broke out my Open Sheep Die and cut out the "Thank Ewe" sentiment. I know, I know...you're wondering where the "S" came from. Well, I cut out the 2 "e's" and made them into a "s!" Ya gotta experiment sometimes, right? I think it came out pretty good. Although, I should have removed the excess glue a bit better. 

Then I used the Large Quatrefoil for my background, and a bit of ribbon for added dimension and shine. The ribbon is from May ArtsBy the way, the Dream Team are very THANKFUL when our followers are THOUGHTFUL enough to leave us a nice comment on our posts! Here's the "B" team lineup for this week, as well as our very special guest designer, Linda Neff! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!
Alison Heikkila (that's me!)
  


4 comments:

LynB said...

Great color combinations Alison! Thanks for explaining the addition of the 's'!!!

Christina Doré said...

The molten magic technique is one of my favourites and it looks fabulous on your pumpkins.

Pam Hornschu said...

Aren't you the clever one? Love your solution for the sentiment. (Btw, you could STAMP a sentiment!) Your pumpkins are all kinds of cool!

BurningRubber said...

I really need to try that molten metal tech. It looks so gorgeous. When your page first popped up I thought for a split second, giraffe. LOL