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StampInsanity Challenge # 17 Water, Water, Everywhere

We are keeping that Summer feeling goin’ over at StampInsanity! This week we are continuing on with our little celebration of summer ~ letting our mind be inspired by WATER! Do you immediately think of a pool, with the cool aqua & white tones? Or the tropical turquoise and white sand beaches? Or are you a Northern girl and think about the sea foam green seas and the darker sand of the rocky shores? Tell us about it and let your Grooviness carry you away! Here’s my card.

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I just love this Henry image, so I had to use him again! I colored him in with my colored pencils. For my sentiment, I tore up the edges (haha…rip it! Get it? Yeah, I know, it was bad!), and inked the whole piece. But then, the white behind Henry stood out too much. So, I took a deep breath and inked right on top of Henry! Ya gotta take risks in art! Otherwise, you’ll never grow! And I think it came out perfect! Here’s a close up.

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You can click on any of the images to see them bigger. See? The inking just makes everything blend together. It’s subtle, but was so necessary! I also inked the heck out of my card. And my paper had plenty of mottling in it because it’s from Basic Grey. You know how they roll!

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I also added a single matte rhinestone just for a bit of zip. You can see it in the first photo. Now it’s time for you to visit the rest of the Groovy Gurlz! After that, why not play along and make your own water lovin’ creation? There are some digis up for grabs!!!

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Jacquie Lisa Juanita Jennifer

Margie Suzi Erica

Guest Groovy Gurls: ShelleyMargreet


Comments

Erica said…
He's adorable. I love the distressing and your coloring! Hugs, Eri
ladybrayton71 said…
Awesome card! I love the colors you picked, the layering, and the inkiness. Oh...can't forget the sentiment! It works on so many levels! You rock with pencils, chica~!
Barb said…
Fabulous card, Alison! Love your coloring :)
margie c said…
Awesome coloring and card, Alison! Love Henry :)
hugs, margie
Jennifer said…
I love that you take risks. Your card turned out great.
Beth said…
This is awesome! I love that you distressed over your image - it looks like a beach-worn canvas! It's perfect!! Awesome job!
Anonymous said…
cute, great summer card!
Alyssa S said…
This is awesome! I, for 1, really like the spin on the sentiment that you applied - it's great!

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