Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The House That Stamps Built: Inspiration Photo

Inspiration week at The House That Stamps Built:
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I have to say this week was a challenge. I've made galaxy and night scenes before with
no difficulty, this time it was quite a challenge.  My first attempt was almost complete,
and then water splatter time, dipped my paint brush and over my little tub of
water went, yes you guessed it right on to my background.  I actually like the
look and you will eventually see it on a card.  Second attempt, I decides a
glitter spritz would look nice in the sky, wrong.  So here you go with
the third attempt:

Supplies: Repeat Impressions:2709-I, Large Pine Forest, Distress Oxide
Inks: Worn Lipstick, Shaded Lilac, Faded Jeans, Fossilized Amber and
 Mystery blue in Faded Jeans container, White chalk in.
Join in the challenge for a chance to win the monthly drawing for a
$25 Repeat Impressions Gift Certificate.  Cards made with
Repeat Impressions stamps get an extra entry.
Check out  what the other Rock Stars have created:
Cheri  Esther Heather  Joy   Laurie  Shirley
A few fun challenges:


Donna Ellis said...

oooh, Donna! I love the monochromatic theme with the gorgeously colored night sky. It's always amazing to be outdoors, enjoying the sky's blessings! It's never the same twice, and I'm always thrilled to find a deep peace as I watch stars and the moon move above our tree tops. Your card captures it so beautifully! The splatters which you CLAIM to be accidental, are the perfect touch for galaxies far away! Lovely! hugs, de

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh no, Donna, it sounds like you were having one of those days where everything was going wrong! I know all about it! But your third attempt turned out beautifully, a perfect night sky! Gorgeous scene, very peaceful looking! Hope you're having a good summer, my friend!

Glittered Paws said...

I hate those times when OOPS - not even a bling will fix it!!! I think the third time is a charm - very pretty and so peaceful.

*Vicki* said...

If you hadn't said anything about your "oops", I would've thought that was part of your whole design scheme!! I just love it especially with that glowing moon and those silhouette trees at the bottom! Such a wonderful take on the colors! HUGS

Lisa said...

Third times a charm because this is stunning!! The background looks amazing!! I love the line of trees!! What a gorgeous card, my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Esther Asbury said...

Sometimes that's the way it goes here too -- but at least it turned out lovely in the end! Love your pretty night sky with the hint of color!

Tammy said...

WOW Donna, I love this card! Your nighttime sky looks amazing and I love the monochromatic colors, perfect creation for the photo inspiration.

Joy Wilson said...

I love your beautiful sky. The third time was a charm. Thanks for joining us and good luck!
Hugs. Joy

Mrs A. said...

Third time lucky with this gorgeous night scape . What a beautiful effect you have created. Hugs Mrs A.

Laurie Unger said...

Third attempt is a winner! Awesome job! You're not alone with the amount of attempts it takes sometimes. I do that all the time.

Anonymous said...

Glad you had oops cards because your third try turned out perfect!
Anxious to see the oops. Mom

wannabcre8tive said...

Your night sky turned out beautiful. I love seeing this snow in your card, but I sure am not looking forward to seeing it outside. :)

loz said...

Your card and sky are fabulous Donna. I can not see anything wrong..loz

Cheri said...

As they say, "third time's the charm" apparently it worked here. LOL. Can't wait to see the "mistake". This is an amazing bg, Donna. Perfect take on the inspiration.

Heather said...

Well, I think the 3rd attempt is fabulous!! Your sky looks awesome! Sorry to hear about the accident with the first; always so frustrating when that happens to something your are almost finished with!

Pia S said...

I know the feeling... sometimes things go smooth, other times you just keep making mistakes. But your third make turned out beautiful.

Leslie said...

Thanks so much for entering the Love To Craft Challenge Blog's "August Anything Goes" challenge with your amazing entry! We hope to see you again for our new September challenge! ;)
Leslie, LTCCB DT
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