Sunday, August 19, 2012

Sponging Technique

This summer has been a bit crazy.  My oldest daughter ended up having two surgeries and was in a major accident.  I know the Lord had her surrounded by his angels as the SUV she was in was totaled but everyone was fine.  Then this last week I helped my youngest move away to attend a different college.  I am now an empty nester and still not quite sure how I feel about this.  I also started back to work this week.  Needless to say, I was totally ready for a day of play with my friends at Scrapbook Creations.  Nothing like a day of food (including awesome ice cream), stamping, and time with wonderful friends. 

Our Daily Bread Designs Blog's current challenge is Sponging.  I love to add color to my cards by sponging.  I decided to try a different technique using a die cut lacy doily and sponged yellow ink.  I layered two pieces of white cardstock and then sponged yellow ink over the doily, moving it around the edges of the two pieces.  Then I separated them and added layers of dark purple in between.  I stamped ODBD’s Scrolly Border in yellow, cut it out, and layered it in the center of the card.  The sentiment comes from ODBD’s Scripture Series 2. 

Thanks to my friends for a wonderful day and thanks to God for my wonderful friends. 

E. Marie

This card is entered in the following challenges:
Paper Pretties Monday Challenge PPMC52 - "Anything Goes"


Shona Erlenborn said...

Like the sponging through the doily effect, Marie.

Rosemary said...

wow... what a beautiful card, marie!! the sponging is absolutely amazing!! thanks for playing along with the shining the light challenge this week!

Sandra said...

Beautiful card, love the sponging technique. Wow you sure had one crazy summer! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

How pretty E. Marie! I just love the cheery colors, the use of sponging and the added black that makes it all pop. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!

Stampendous said...

Marie, you've definitely made a card with the Sentiment as the Focus! Thanks so much for playing with our challenge this month! Good luck with your new empty nest...might leave you lots of time for stamping!