Hello and Happy Monday!
We hope you all had an amazing and relaxing weekend, because we’re heading on a journey this week with the Monday challenge group. Whether it’s an actual journey in a car with family and friends to somewhere exciting and new, or a life journey that’s taking you to new places creatively, the word journey can mean so many things. We want to see what it means to you!
Below are three projects created by the design team. The rest can be found on the Monday Challenge team blog here and if you click on each designers name, you’ll be taken directly to their blog where you’ll get more details about their project! ;)
And don’t forget that when you enter your projects into the challenge, you have a chance to win a $50 gift voucherto Simon Says Stamp!
Designed by Emma:
Emma had this to say:
I just adore Tim’s Vintage Globe die and as soon as I saw this challenge, I just knew that I wanted to incorporate it within my piece, and that’s exactly what I did when I made this card using a Size 12 Manila tag, inked with various colours of Distress Stains. I added plenty of layers to this piece, using stamps and also the Rays and Dot Fade Layering Stencils. Then, when that was done, I added even more layers by using various sized tags which I stamped. To complete the tag card, I added an Idea-Ology Pen Nib and a Corked Vial, crackled and inked with alcohol inks.
Designed by Mona:
Mona had this to say:
I can’t get enough of the gorgeous architecture that can be seen amongst the ancient ruins in Greece. I wanted to capture a vintage vibe when creating my layout so I added beautiful gold detail using Viva Decor’s Gold Beeswax Polish along with Ranger’s Espresso Color Wash. For a little contrast, I applied several Tim Holtz Remnant Rubs Words around the layout.
Designed by Andrea:
Andrea had this to say:
I think one of the reasons I appreciate fabric so much now is because it started out as my enemy. I totally bombed my junior high sewing class and thought that fabric was evil for over a decade. Now I adore fabric, even though I’ve never embraced it “traditionally.” Be that as it may, it’s always been therapeutic for me to look back at how my feelings for fabric have changed for the better. Here I’ve combined my fabric collage with gorgeous patterned paper from Memory Box’s Brioche paper pack and 7 Gypsies’ Maritime paper pack.
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