Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Card Concept - White Pumpkin

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! 



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At least over at The Card Concept it is, anyways. We've unrolled a new challenge with a nontraditional, but still very cozy take on Fall! 


When I first saw this image, I new right away that I wanted to pull out my Wendy Vecchi Sunburst Stencil to mimic that rusty little pinwheel wall hanging thing-a-ma-bob (I'm pretty sure that's the technical decorator's name for it). 

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Speaking of non-traditional, I was really wishing that I had some metallic silver embossing paste and then I remembered I had some Nuvo enamel drop stuff. I squeezed a bunch of it into my stencil opening and then sccchmeeeared it all around with a palette knife. 

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Over the top of that, I added some Picket Fence Distress Spray Stain and then I dried it with a heat tool. Because I heat dried it, it began to crackle and crinkle and bubble and create all sorts of yummy textures. 

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I stamped a pumpkin from the STAMPlorations Holiday Expressions: Thankful for Autumn stamp set and colored it in using a white gel pen. For my leaves, I used some Forest Moss Distress Oxide Inks and a damp paintbrush. 

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Put it all together and what do you get?
A graphic, funky nontraditional Fall card. 

This card is going to play along in the following challenges: 


The Card Concept is such a great challenge because our designers all work in different styles. While I used a Mixed Media style f, there's a whole gallery of inspiration ranging from Clean and Simple to Shabby Chic. Go check it out and play along with us! 



13 comments:

  1. Charlie Brown would be proud to have your pumpkin...this is one amazing and beautiful card.

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  2. Popped in to say that I think your card is fantastic. So unique, love the techniques and such a clever and creative take on the challenge. Thank you for the inspiration to use novo drops to pop through a stencil and also to leave it on to do the splatters....learning all the time and loving it! Stunning card x

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  3. What a cool design!!!! Love the embossed starburst!!!!!

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  4. Very cool Becca and an amazing take on the inspiration photo!

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  5. This is utterly awesome! And another reason to expand my collection of Nuvo drops — who knew it could do such cool stuff!

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  6. What a wonderful card Becca - love your silver sun and the white pumpkin - great inspiration from the photo.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. Wow!!! This is amazing and super creative Becca!!!. Love the way you used the silver Nuvo drops for the sunburst, such a clever idea!!! Amazing textures on your card!! Fab inspiration, thanks!

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  8. I absolutely LOVE this card, Becca! I love the creative way you captured the blades of the windmill in your card - -it looks amazing! Great idea!
    Take Care!
    Michele

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  9. I love your blog! This card is so amazing! what a beautiful way to use those Nuvo Drops! You are a very talented artist! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  10. Beautiful card, Thank you for joining at Addicted to Stamps and More and waiting to see next time.

    Hugs
    Meena DT

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  11. Love, LOVE, love this card Becca!

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