Sunday, February 26, 2012

Chalk-Ah-Lot Challenge #4

This week at Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe the challenge is Chalk as a background.
Chalks can be found HERE and stamps can be found HERE
 I thought I would show you how I made this background.

I used glue with my chalk this time.


I painted the blue chalk on top of the sheet of watercolor paper.


Then painted a little bit of green on the bottom.


I stamped my image using Memento black ink. Let both your glue/chalk mixture dry before stamping the image.


Got out my Spellbinders scallop oval die and lined it up to the image.


Ran it through my Cuttlebug once to cut and a second time to emboss it. 


And here is my card.


Supplies:
Patterned paper by MME and DCWV
cardstock by Recollections
Border die and scallop oval by Spellbinders
helm die cut by Cricut Life is a Beach
Braiding cord by Allary (bought at Wal-Mart)
Sentiment stamp by Stamp N plus Scrap N
Ink by Memento

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.

Don't forget to check back tomorrow for my Manly Monday card. I really like the card I'm going to show you.

Challenges:

8 comments:

  1. That is a great image and it works so nicely with chalk!! Great looking card!

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  2. Fabulous card - perfect for a man.
    Many thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week
    Doreen xx

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  3. super card Cindy! Thanks for joining us at 'That Craft Place' this time hope to see you next time too so nice of you to give us your support
    hugs
    laney

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  4. I love this. I learn something new everyday. Did you use the glue from LuAnn? I will have to send you an email....the consistency of your mixture look very smooth. I need some tips.
    Take Care,
    Tameko

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  5. I love your card, great image thank you for the how you did it pictures.

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  6. What a fabulous way to make a background! Nice to see your step by step instructions too, Gorgeous card, thanks for playing along with Sweet Stampin' xx

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  7. A wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our "one for the boys" challenge. Our challenge starts later today. I hope you will join in

    hugs Sarah x

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  8. lovely card...love the watercoloured background!!

    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.

    fi
    x

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