Sunday, August 16, 2015

Wishing



It's time for AAA Cards Game #46
“MASK-erade”

MASK: hideconcealdisguise, cover up, obscurescreencloakcamouflageveil.

Get your MASK on and create a project using one, some, or all of the following:
·      Masking technique.
·      Masquerade Theme.
·      Inspiration from the Game #46 inspiration photo above.

Here is my take on the game:

I wanted to make a beautiful sunset scene on a card to send to my dear far away friend for her birthday. Though this is not a traditional birthday card, it is perfect for her. It puts me so in mind of the gorgeous sunsets on Barnegat Bay from our roof deck on Long Beach Island.  I used THIS tutorial by Theresa Momber to help me get that beautiful richness of color. Theresa is a sponging rock star. All of the the inks I used are Ranger distress inks except for the sentiment, which is VersaFine Onyx Black.  The stamped image is from Penny Black : Winter Sky. The die cut and stamped sentiments are Simon Says Stamp.

I am also linking this creation to the following:

Addicted To Stamps Challenge #157: MAKE YOUR MARK - Use anything that will make a mark on your project. Markers, paints, sponges etc.


Seize The Birthday Challenge : Anything that Flies.  Although this is a non-traditional birthday card, it is a birthday card, and there are birds on it!

Thank you so much for stopping in today. Your comments make my day!

15 comments:

Tanja said...

love the ink blended background - thanks for joining us at ATSM

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Fantastic scene Stephanie and such glorious inking and blending.
Sarah x

Jill Vickers said...

Absolutely stunning Stephanie! I love so many elements of this card that it is impossible to list them all - definitely one my favourites! Jill

Justine Hovey said...

Stunning background. I love the black stamped images! Justine

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Such a stunning card - saw it at AAA and had to come over to get a closer look!

Purvi Gadewar said...

What a beautiful scene....
Stunning card!

cm said...

GASP! Breath-taken away at how stunning your sponging is and the scene you've created is beyond impressive! I feel as if I've been transported right there...to watch that beautiful sunset and see the birds flying in the dusk sky. In awe, my friend! I'm thrilled you shared this in the ATSM gallery; you've definitely made your mark with this work of art!
hugs~c

Toni said...

Absolutely gorgeous sponging!

Joyce said...

Absolutely stunning.

Jane said...

WOW! Your scene is an absolute masterpiece, so atmospheric. And I love how you've started your post with a definition of a mask.

Ksenija Rizova said...

Your sunset scene is amazing! Gorgeous ink blending and tones!

Jenny said...

ahhh thats amazing Steph... I love those rich hues :)
Jenny x

Nancy said...

Your background scene is sensational! What a wonderful card! So very glad you joined us at Seize the Birthday!

JoAnn said...

So pretty. You did a wonderful job with that pretty background. Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

Cathy said...

Beautiful card, Cathy x