I'm getting to where I really look forward to Tuesdays and working on the Global Design Project challenge! Along with the winners from the previous week, the new challenge is always posted first thing Monday morning. Since I have to work early, early on Monday mornings, I don't get to actually work on my project until Tuesday...although I always have ideas rolling around in my head all day on Monday! This week's challenge is a fun color combination:
I immediately thought of the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack, which includes those colors. I only ended up using a small piece of the DSP, but I like the fun sprinkles of color it added to my project! And black is always a great color to add if you really want something to pop! I was super excited to get to use my new Stitched Shapes framelits for the first time, too!
Make sure to head over to the Global Design Project to see all the ideas by the designers, as well as all the wonderful challenge participant projects! As always, feel free to join in the fun with your own project!
Tips & Tricks
- I actually stamped the cake three times before I got it right. I was having trouble with the watercolor bleeding outside of the lines. I finally ended up pulling out my Versamark ink and Black embossing powder and embossing the image before watercoloring. Problem solved!
- All of the white pieces on this project are Shimmery White cardstock...I love the soft sheen of sparkle you get when you use this pretty paper!
- I really wish that Wink of Stella showed up better in pictures. I applied the clear Wink of Stella all over the cake, and then all over the word "you", before I glued it down. In real life, this project has LOTS of sparkle!
I used the following products on this project:
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