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May is self-discovery month, let's play Christopher Columbus and discover something for ourselves that may become a favorite friend. Today, I challenge you to try anything new - technique, color combo, medium, process for creating... anything new to you is fair game !
For my project, today, I went BIG! I've been eyeing those subway art things, and decided to dive in and create my own. LOVING IT!!! It went together in a snap, and I even found a fabulous deal on printing it on the canvas, so it is already hanging on my wall. Sorry about the dark photo, but I totally forgot to take a photo of it until early this morning. I was so excited to hang it!
Sabrina also has a sample for you today, where she used the Pencil Resist technique.
I cannot WAIT to see all the fun things to try in the WT426 Gallery ! Don't forget to include WT426 when uploading your project!
ETA, I like what you write about maybe discovering something that becomes a favourite. I'm always willing to give any new technique a couple of tries on that basis , and some that have become favourites have surprised me, in that I'd never have naturally gravitated to them.
I couldn't believe it when this challenge called for something new and different to us. I did a card yesterday for another challenge and it fit the bill for this challenge as well. I used chalk, color pencils --- but my first? I used make up on her as well! It turned out great!
Challenges I participate in: Inspirational Challenge, Sketch Challenge, Inspirational Challenge, Free 4 All Challenge, Queen for the Day Challenge, Feature Stamper, Color Challenge, Ways to Use It, Try a New Technique and I am a proud Tea-Potter Challenge participant.
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For my new techniques- kept it CAS for the most part- not my usual style- and went with bands of color. New color background for photograph, too
Sentiment/image came from SU's Around the Block, and marblized strip is from my stamping buddies. Here's Colorful Puzzle Card
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou
I tried many new-to-me things on this card WT426 Most Elaborate Card I've Ever Made by karjor - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
1. I made my own template for a stair step card (cause I wanted it to be big - 12 x 12!). Some paper was destroyed in the making of this card!
2. Sponging around the edge of shapes for dimension - I alway think my cards look kind of flat, and this helped a lot. And I used foam tape to pop things.
3. Lots of brads - I haven't used them a lot.
4. Cutting only part way with a frame lit.