Sep 3, 2012

CROPPED , The Mystery Box Challenge Event

Well, I decided to participate in Megan Elizabeth's (from Above Rubies Studio) Mystery Box Challenge Event.  It is going to be lots of fun.  Each participant purchased a box full of items to be used in 5 challenges during the event.  Here are my first two!

Challenge #1

Create a Card using the stamp technique in the "My 123 Stamp" DVD and materials from the Mystery Box.  The sample Sunset Card inspired me to create a sort of spooky Halloween night sky with the blending ink method.  I enjoyed this challenge because I learned a new technique and loved the result.  I used ColorBox pigment ink for the sky and StampinUp dye ink for the pumpkins. I also incorporated the technique using the two different color inks on one stamp (you can't see it that well in the picture) on the pumpkins.  After stamping the pumpkins, I cut them out and added Glassy Accents for a little shine.  I used the Cricut Chic & Scary cartridge for the Tree and Bat and the Happy Hauntings for the HeadStone.  The Spiders and Pumpkins were "Stamps by Judith."   






Challenge #2

Using all 9 blocks on a sheet of Paper Layerz, create 9 mini scrapbook layouts.  Also, you must use the matching sheet of Paper Layerz to create embellishments for the mini layouts.  Here I used photos of my children coloring Easter Eggs this year.  I used one sheet of Paper Layerz for the base and the other sheet to create the geometrical shapes that I put the pictures on in each square.  I added some fun flowers and labels.



Here is my entry for Challenge #4 - Use 7 circles and the color teal



3 comments:

  1. Great job on the challenges! I love the way you added so many photos to your layout, with the middle square open for a tile. Amazing photos, by the way! They really capture the event!

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  2. Love your card, very creative. Your pictures and layout is great. Love the flowers.

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