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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Crafty Wild Creations

Wednesday already, so it's time to introduce a new challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges. This week's theme: BORN TO BE WILD! Use a wild animal image or wild print as part of your creation. Our generous sponsor this week is Whiff of Joy. At first, I was planning on using a giraffe stamp, but then remembered a Unity stamp that hadn't seen ink yet:


Watercolouring AND paper-piecing? Wow, practically mixed-media. :P I am rather pleased with my elephant's colouring, and love the understated font of the sentiment. I even managed a perfect dot of Enamel Accents for his eye, and the pom-pom and his tail simply called out for some Stickles.  
What wild items do you have tucked away in your craft supplies? 


Supplies: white & teal cardstock, My Mind's Eye Lime Twist Fly a Kite patterned papers, Unity It's a Party stamps, Versamark, Versafine onyx black, Memento grey flannel & tangelo inks, clear embossing powder, watercolour pencils, Lil' Inkers stitched sentiment flag die, black Enamel accents, frosted lace Stickles, pop-dot tape

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9 comments:

Jessi Fogan said...

ADORable :) I love him!! And it's totally mixed media. *mulls over stash for wild animals* Hmmm...I know they're in there. I'll have to go digging!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Oh, this elephant is sooo much fun!! Love it! And love the star-theme with it as well, perfect circus atmosphere! Great card!
Hugs, Wendy

Anna-Karin said...

Hi,
Great card. Cute and fun image.
Hugs
Anna-Karin

Anna Jasiolek said...

LOL this elephant is so funny, it seems so concentrated to roll that ball...
Hugs,
Anna

Kary said...

Oh Lindsey, I LOVE this card!! The elephant is so sweet, and you coloured him beautifully. Such a fun and happy card!!

Jocelyn Olson said...

Lindsey, I am crazy about this card! I LOVE the elephant and how you colored him (I didn't realize he is watercolored--beautiful). The patterned paper you used is very fun. Love it!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH MY! I love love love that you said this is practically mixed-media! LOL!

LOOOOOOVE your watercoloring-- AMAZING! LOOOOOVE those little papers too! FAB little card:) YOU ROCK!

Jen W. said...

You are one wild and crazy mixed media madam!! Love that ellie - so perfectly shaded! - and the papers are party perfect!

Emily Leiphart said...

Super sweet! Your shading on the elephant is awesome!