Wednesday, October 19, 2011

GM #23: aka Speed Grunge!

Oye Vey! Linda picked a doosey for our 23rd Grungy Monday Challenge. And as there is still plenty of time, go visit her Studio L3 for all the details. Now, what made this a doosey? Not the difficulty of a technique...not digging to find a substitute if you don't have the same product...no, this was a self-destructive kind a challenge: Time! Make a card using a Tim Holtz technique or product. The challenge..do it in ten minutes or less!!!




Now, what you don't know is I was actually published a few years ago for a Christmas card I made in Somerset Magazine's "Take Ten" issue. Then, like now, the actual planning and prepping don't really count in the ten minutes...But for some reason..even with my planning, I imploded! And the only way this got done is I have a lot of layers cut for my craft fair...so basically I had all the cutting done. And. looking at the photo...not sure I'm even liking it. The technique I learned at a Tim Holtz Style Card making class. Use Versamark ink on glossy, stamp your images, brayer with Adirondack Inks, then overstamp a border in archival black. And I love this new stamp set I just got...but somehow..it's just not quite right. And now I really hate the purple around the saying.. yeah, I think I need a red0...

So, now go over and see some amazing 10 minutes miracles! Then get your timer and.....GO!

6 comments:

  1. I think your card is lovely. That is a favorite technique of mine.....Donna

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  2. oh just love love this hun the colors are perfect and love the technique you have used works brilliantly hugs cherylxx

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  3. Brilliant card love colours would be a shame to re-do!!

    Maggie

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  4. I really love this card! The resist effect is gorgeous and the black stamping really makes it pop. Beautiful!

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  5. I really like this card Kim. Stop beating yourself up over it. Havent had time to do mine yet as I have to finish my quilting project by tomorrow night for the challenge on Saturday.
    Guess who won last week's GM? Yep - lickle me! I still cannot believe it!!

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  6. Are you kidding me? This card is awesome!! I love it!! And I'm loving that new stamp set, too! When can I borrow it?? LOL!

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