Friday, May 25, 2012

spatter... as in the basement wall


DD celebrates her bday this weekend with a sleepover.  Ten girls.  In her mind, at her age there's no greater way to celebrate!  I'm all for it.

And it gave me cause to spatter the basement wall.  Good thing it was only watercolors!

Yep, this is my entry for the Card Creation Spatter challenge over at the Moxie Fab World.  Love the idea and opted to combine the spatters with a skyline.  Like fireworks.  Had to include the touch of Checker Cab too!  And a few lighted windows in the skyscrapers.  Wonder how long it will be before DD will prefer a shopping trip in NYC to a sleepover.....

Used the colors from The Play Date Cafe challenge #133, cuz hey, fireworks and red, white and blue.  No brainer.  And DD is half American :)



Here's a close-up to share the sparkly light blue, case you missed it.


Thanks for visiting.  Have a great one.


Supplies celebrate!:
Paper: cardbase Buttinette, CS American Crafts
Stamps: Artemio, sentiment Inkadinkado
Ink:black Versafine, blue Versacolor
Tools: paintbrush, square punch EKS
Other: watercolors, colored pencils, bling





7 comments:

  1. Cool card Maria! Love the paint spatter background! Thanks for playing this week at The Play Date Cafe.

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  2. This is so cool! I love the way you did this card!

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  3. This is really great! M x

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  4. Great use of the colors...I'd love for you to link up at 52 Card Pickup!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/05/52-card-pickup-week-21.html

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  5. What a fabulous idea and a great firework show!! Love the nod to the New York cabs too :0)
    Won't be long before shopping takes over from sleepovers...... Less hassle but more money!!!
    Jenny x

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  6. Hola Maria, thank you for your comment last week:D
    Great design for this card very contemporary and original, fantastic idea your fireworks.Well done.
    A hug from Palma

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  7. WOW! That paint splatter looks just like the 4th of July fireworks! FUN! THANKS for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the PDCC:)

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