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Thursday, July 21, 2016

DRS Challenge #236 Color Inspiration

Good morning!
Time for a color challenge...yay!!

I did a Bendi Frame card for this serene beach scene; the base (5 3/8" X 4 1/4") has the lighthouse and boat stamped on it, line drawn for a horizon and shoreline drawn in then boat and lighthouse masked and sky sponged in with clouds (I used a torn paper towel and sponged blue, moved the paper towel up and over and sponged blue again and so on until my sky was done).
I then colored in my water, sand and scene using a bit of white paint to make shine spots on the water.  I used a palette knife and texture paste to make my waves then while the texture paste is still wet I added glitter to it.
I stamped my sentiment on another piece of white, die cut it into a circle and colored it yellow to be a sun in the sky...well, that was my intention.
I added a torn piece of tan paper on the base and added castle, shovels and bucket.  
Now for the Bendi Frame part: I die cut the frame from a 5 1/2" X 4 1/4" piece of dark tan shimmer paper by picking a rectangle die the size I wanted my scene to be and then placed it in the center of my panel and there's my frame.  Now I added more torn tan pieces to the back of the frame (creating dimension) and added the chair and palm trees.  I threw the towel in with a tiny piece of stripe paper fringed at the bottom and glued to the arm of my chair. I also added coconuts using a hole punch and brown paper. The birds are glued to the base and one is popped up.
Now you can put your slightly larger frame onto your base.  Put foam tape on the two SIDES of your frame (none on top or bottom); starting with one side at a time, stick your frame to the base by matching up the edges on the sides, this will create your bend because your frame is 1/8" larger than your card base.
This idea came from Kittie Caracciolo at KittieKraft. She does the most wonderful scenes.
The chair, birds, castle and beach toys are dies from I.O. and the palm trees die is from Joy! Crafts.  The frame and circle stitched dies are from ODBD
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1 comment:

CherylQuilts said...

Sweet Robin, as I've said on SCS, I absolutely LOVE this card! What an amazing scene and beautiful coloring! I love all the intricate details and these wonderful dies! Hugs, precious friend!