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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Fragments of Texture

Hello all!

It's time for a NEW Stampendous Challenge! Here's a close-up of what it is and I want you to take a guess.

Yep! The theme for the month of February is TEXTURE. Now what is just about the coolest is that Stampendous introduced some new fun stuff called Color Fragments. There are SO many things you can do with them and I was just about thrilled beyond myself when they accepted Copic ink. Oh so cool! I used my markers before and after gluing the Powder Blue Fragments onto the water can. I can imagine these fragments as just about any texture. They can be crushed down to smaller sizes which you can see in the photo above.

So here's the rest of my card. I used the Garden Beauty stamp set and added a border from penciling in the nestabilities die frame before removing it from the die. Then I sketched over the pencil line with my PITT artist marker to match the sketch lines of the stone path in the stamped iamge. This is definitely a do again project!

Now with all Stampendous challenges you can join us for a blog hop and then show us what you've created with the challenge. All the details are below and another exciting hop coming up.

Here is a list of the Stampendous team members
playing along today:

Krissy Fossmeyer
Janelle Stollfus -- you are here!
Rachel Sztonyk

We want YOU to play along with us!  Just add your direct link to your card (make sure you've loaded it up with tons of TEXTURE) to the linky tool at the end of this post (or on the Stampendous blog) no later than March 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM EST.  You do not have to use Stampendous products to play along, but we sure love it when you do!  And as an extra incentive for playing, one lucky person (drawn at random from all the entries) will receive this gorgeous Corset Ladies Perfectly Clear Stamp Set:

Due to shipping restrictions, the winner must have a US address.  We hope you get a chance to play along with us - happy stamping!

And make plans to join us next Saturday, for a fun blog hop, complete with prizes you don't want to miss.  We'll be showcasing all sorts of products just released at CHA!

Stamps: Garden Beauty Perfectly Clear Stamps (Stampendous)
Paper: Kraft (Wausau), Smooth White (Neenah), blue scrap
Ink: Onyx Black (Versafine, Tsukineko), Alcohol Markers (Copic), PITT artist pen (Faber Castell)
Accessories: Powder Blue Color Fragments (Stampendous), Labels 4 and Standard circle die (Nestabilities by Spellbinders Paper Arts), Dots and Flowers EF (Sissix)

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  1. OMGosh! How brilliant!!!!! I LOVE this!

  2. WOW, Janelle! This is stunning! I never, ever thought to use the fragments like this - what a fab idea!

  3. Fabulous coloring and the blue fragments on the watering can is brilliant! Adorable card!

  4. This is just gorgeous, Janelle! Be sure to leave it up for Super Bowl surf-by sweepstakes tomorrow!!! You can give away a jar to a follower!!

  5. Incredible! You and your creativity are amazing! What a fabulous application of color fragments.


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