Thursday, June 8, 2017

Time Out #85 - Home Sweet Home Challenge

Hi everyone!  There's a new challenge over at the Time Out blog.  The challenge is our Home Sweet Home challenge where we give you a picture from a room in a home as inspiration.
Here's the picture for this challenge.  What a place to relax, right?
Laura Ashley Blog | SPRING / SUMMER 2015 INTERIOR TRENDS |

When I looked at this photo, I saw three things:  the rattan hammock and the colors pink and turquoise.  I tried to incorporate these things into my card.  I started by stamped this floral image in Versamark and embossed it with white embossing powder.  Then I created a mask for it and stenciled what I thought looked like rattan or bamboo over the rest of the card.  Then I colored the image using Zig markers.  I die cut the banner and stamped the coordinating sentiment in Versamark and embossed that in white embossing powder as well.  I mounted this onto turquoise cardstock and then mounted that on fun foam.  I spritzed it with shimmer spritz and added white sequins. 

Our challenge is sponsored by Happy Little Stampers.  You can see more about the prize and see what the Time Out design team and our guest, Ashwini, have as inspiration for you on the Time Out blog.
Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps:  Hello Lovely (Concord & 9th), Banner Style (PTI)
Paper:  Bristol smooth white, tempting turquoise, brushed corduroy distress
Ink:  Versamark, Zig markers
Accessories:  Staggered brickwork stencil (Dylusions), Banner Style die (PTI), white embossing powder, shimmer spritz, sequins, fun foam



sandie said...

I totally missed the hammock! I do love how you incorporated this into your design-very cool idea and what stunning colouring-super card Lisa x

Nonni said...

Oooh one of my favorite flower stamps here! Beautiful! I love the way you were inspired and your coloring of the flowers is gorgeous. I love the hot pink! Great card design!

Anita in France said...

I love this image, Lisa ... and you've made it so gorgeous with those delicious tropical colours ... fabulous with the rattan background! Hugs, Anita :)

Jill Vickers said...

Beautiful tropical feel with those bright colours - I especially love the background you created inspired by the hammock - it really makes your flowers pop! Really pretty design!

Lynn said...

I love how we all pick up different things! This is so vibrant and gorgeous Lisa!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

i missed the hammock! But your background really put me in mind of bamboo. Love the way you picked up so many of the colors and I just love the tropical feel of this wonderful card!

Jenny Colacicco said...

You spotted the hammock !!! I went straight in for the bird lol! What a gorgeous card, love the colours and tropical vibe ! Jenny. Xx


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