Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The Male Room - #63 Fireworks

Today is to be my last gig as a DT member at The Male Room. And what a fitting challenge theme - always good to go out with a bang!


http://themaleroomchallengeblog.blogspot.com/2017/06/challenge-63-theme.html

Well I don't have any firework stamps so I had to be a bit inventive. The gorgeous grunge I'm sure you'll all recognise, but the starburst is actually one of the layers that make up the poinsettia from the Uniko Jingle Bells stamp set. I'm always saying how versatile Uniko stamps are and I think this just proves a point!


Once I'd done all the stamping in the riot of colours that you get iwht fireworks exploding I die cut a double stitched rectangle to one side and then inlaid it back into the base card.


Supplies:
Stamps: SU, Gorgeous Grunge; Uniko, All Occasion Sentiments #6, Simply Said II, Jingle Bells
Inks: Kaleidacolor, Berry Blaze & Riviera; Versafine, onyx black
Die: MFT Die-namics, double stitched rectangles

Now make sure you go visit the rest of The Male Room DT for more inspiration - HERE. Well this will be the last time I say that last sentence so all I need to do now is say thanks to everyone at The Male Room for having me and to Deborah in particular who works tirelessly behind the scenes.  It's been fun and I've learnt loads.

Great to have you visit today, huge thanks winging your way.  And keep crafting!

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7 comments:

  1. I think your card is simply fantastic! The bold bursts of colour remind me so much of the big explosions at firework shows. I love it.

    Thank you so much for being a part of this team - I'll miss you, but wish you every success in the future. Perhaps you'll drop back and play along from time to time. Hugs, Deborah xxxx

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  2. Very creative use of the poinsettia stamp, love it. I suppose this is going out with a bang, we'll miss you at TMR, drop in and say hello sometime, good luck.

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  3. Your creativity is AWESOME! Thanks so much for starting my day out with a HUGE smile ^_^

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  4. I love it! Very catchy for the eye. And the idea of using a stamp for other uses is very creative. Great job!
    Regards from Slovenia

    Maja

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  5. Very creative with your stamps Jane, I love the effect you have achieved, very colourful.
    Faith
    x

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  6. I like your fireworks and I like the colours you used. You made such a beautiful card :-))
    I will miss you at the team and I wish you all the best in the future. Hugs, Andreja

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  7. Jane, I always enjoy the comments you leave on my blog... so am finally visiting yours! This card blows me away. What an ingenious way to create fireworks! I always love seeing images used in unusual ways. And your example here is stellar!

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