Sunday, August 4, 2013

Lasting Memories Challenge Stars and Stripes

Well you would have thought that this weeks challenge at Lasting Memories would have been easy for me. I mean star and stripes, how difficult can that be? BUT I took Studio Calico's Inked Class. And as a result I decided to use gesso, with a striped stamp and paint from water color paper. (No that is not a typo there really is watercolor paper paints.) Well it is was a freaking disaster. When the red paint dried it looked like brown paint. So then I thought why not cover the red with  Tim Holtz  Distressed Red Barn Paint daubers? It turned into a frigging mess.  The DT deadline was fast approaching so I decided to pull out the tried and true Doodlebug paper. And I will try the gesso at a later date when I have time to practice!

So here is attempt Two:



Journal: Charlie's Angels was one of my favorite shows when I was a kid. In particular I loved Kate Jackson. The show returned as a movie during the boy's teens years. I didn't see it but the boys did. The car is from the movie version and can be seen at the Stars" Cars Museum in Gatlinburg TN.



Supplies:

Cardstock and Paper: Bazzil Wax Lips Card Shoppe, Bazzil Marshmallow Card Shoppe, Doodlebug Red, White and Blue
Pen:  Zig Marker
Dies: Lawn Fawn Puffy Stars
Tools: Perfect Layers, Making Memories Eyelet Punch, Vagabond

Challenges:
Lawn Fawn Flickr Group
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Anything Goes
Craftin' Boutique Challengee

Be sure to join us next week we're celebrating Karen's birthday with a blog hop! There are a ton of prizes:)

Have a star filled week!


8 comments:

  1. this is so cute...I love the red white and blue!

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  2. Good for you for trying something new! Can't wait to see what you come up with when you practice!

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  3. nothing wrong with tried and true. turned out great

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  4. what a wonderful lo

    Thankyou for joining us at TCCCB this week
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love
    Co-Owner of at Creative Fingers

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  5. What a great LO, I love love love the star tag!

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  6. This is bright, colourful and fun! Love it!

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