Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Clear It Out Challenge - Kids & Bright Colors!

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I was thrilled to find this fun challenge because I hardly ever seem to make children themed cards and I bought a fun 6 x 6 pad like 6 months ago, expressly for that. Here’s the challenge:

Clear It Out Challenge - March 11, 2014:

This Week's challenge

 

Theme:   Kids (use a picture of a child or a card for a child)   

Stash: Bright coloured paper

 

So I did, I made a child’s card using part of my stash!

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Can you see how fun this is?  So, the main “rocket” element (the biggie) is not part of the pad, actually.  The background is what I started with.  I found another paper that matched closely in the colors already present in the background paper.  I then drew the rocket onto it freehand! 

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Then I shaded the rocket in using my Tombow markers, added some lines to make the “supports?” look 3d.  Next, I added foil bits and some jazzy big gems onto the side.

 

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And as for a sentiment, I printed and cut some text using my Cameo (not using the sketch pens) and then I popped them on tags under the side of the rocket.  I enhanced the BLAST by backing it with more sparkly red (can’t have too much sparkle or color on a kid’s card, eh?) and then backing it and the rocket both with foam tape. 

So glad you popped in!

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5 comments:

  1. Super fun card Barb, I love the bright colours and fabulous theme. It is always great when you can refresh your stash and make room for new items.

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  2. great kid's card, nice and bright and cheerful. thanks for playing along with us at Clear it out Tuesday for the Kid challenge using bright colours.

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  3. Good morning Barb:)
    COOL card!! You do really GREAT on kid's cards! I may just have to use your rocket idea one day!:) LOVE it!

    Have an AWESOME day!! Thanks for keeping in touch with me.HUGE hugs!!
    Valinda

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  4. wow ...awesome card ...some boy is going to love the rockets.

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  5. Love the rocket ship!! So Cute!! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge Blogspot and best of luck!!

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