maandag 16 november 2015
Giving thanks tag with video tutorial
It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This time it's all about Giving thanks! This is a TWO WEEK long challenge! So you can enjoy the holiday!
With all what's going on in the world, like last Friday in Paris (my heart's go out to all of those who are affected), it's so important to be grateful for so many things in our lives. I think it's such a great tradition of Americans that they have a day proclaimed to express what you are grateful for. I know the herritage of this holiday, and I love that it's developed into this beautiful day.
For this tag, I was inspired by autumn, the beautiful warm colors, the leaves and so many more things. I started with making a woody background using Antique Linen Distress Paint and Wood stamp. To give it the warm brown color of wood I used Walnut Stain and Ground Espresso. It's almost magical when you go over it with a baby wipe and the wood grain appear.
While making the leaves I almost felt like a child again who was finger painting. Actually, that's exactly what I did. With the use of my fingers, I have a little more control over the blending the colors.
To see the whole process click on the time lapse video below.
To join in all you need to do is make a project that fits this weeks challenge and you can be the winner of the $50 gift voucher that our amazing sponsor Simon Says Stamp offers. This prize will go to a random entry. So go over to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge blog, let the DT members inspire you and join in the fun!
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Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!