Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fancy Friday! Yee Haw!

Welcome to....
Fancy Friday!! Wahoo! Fancy Friday is a bog hop that last year's Artisan Design Team has decided to do. We are all such fans of each other and were really sad to not be working on anything together, so we decided to come up with a fun monthly blog hop! Hooray!

This month, we all used the following picture for inspiration:


I LOVE every single one of these colors. But I struggle when I have to incorporate lots of colors into one project. I had just received my Yee Haw stamp set and really wanted to use it.... So, I decided to do a sunset background using my good old Brayer and the Blackberry Bliss, Tangelo Twist and Real Red.  (Shhh.. But I used just a TINY bit of yellow at the bottom too! SHH! :-)

Have you ever tried using a Brayer to create a background? It's fun but messy! Google it and lots of videos will come up. I got to see a demo while at convention but had to watch  it again before I created this card.

And do you see my shout out to my friend Jane? That cardboard is from a SU box sitting here in my office. She is the fist person I ever saw use it in a project and I knew I would love her even before I met her!! LOL! Isn't that crazy! But, it's awesome and so appropriate for this kind of card I think! 
The lasso is stamped on Vellum. If you see a tiny bit of blue sticking out of the hat that's because I did it in Indigo first and didn't like it. But, I couldn't pull it up with out wrecking the whole stack. So, once again,Shhh! Pretend you don't see it!! 

Now, we are giving away a stamp set this month! You probably have already ready that on the other girl's blogs, but here it is again: 
 Be sure to leave a comment on any of our blogs with a link back to your creation, and ONE lucky participant will win! Here are the rules for the challenge: 1. Leave a comment on one of our blogs with a link to your creation, comments/links MUST be left by Friday, September 19th 7:00 PM MST in order to be eligible for the prize. 2. Please use the color palette provided. You can use any combination or all of the colors provided as well as any neutrals. Although SU colors are listed, you can use any colors you have on hand as long as they are similar. 3. You MUST put a link in your post back to the challenge. *Winner will be announced during the September Fancy Friday Blog Hop! (the last Friday of September).

OK, that's it for this week from me! Your off to Jane Lee's blog next! Have fun hopping along! 

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8 comments:

  1. Yee Haw...that sure is a purdy card lil' missy! Some cowboy is gonna love it!

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  2. Beautiful background. Ok, you've just about sold me on this set too.

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  3. One of the best cards I have seen with this stamp set!!!

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  4. The colors may not be your go-to but this card is all Erica! Perfect details, fun elements, totally fancy!

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  5. Beautiful card, Erica!! The brayering effect in the background is gorgeous! Wow!! Just wanted to let you know I used the Fancy Friday color palette and joined in the fun! :) http://stuckonstampin.blogspot.com/2014/08/ssink-friday-favorites.html

    Have a blessed weekend!

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  6. GASP! WOW! This card is super, super, SUPER over-the-top FANCY! LOVE the background!

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