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Saturday, June 25, 2016

You Rock(et)!

Welcome to Saturday, and to the new Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers challenge, O is for Outer Space


Doesn't the challenge badge alone make you want to participate? Although it was very tempting to get out my Doctor Who stamps (I know, geek alert) yet again for a challenge like this, I went a little more generically traditional this time. 


I started by stamping and embossing the rocket in silver and the fireworks and stars in sparkle embossing powders. Then I sponged a night sky over them in various blue and purple distress inks, then splattered a little perfect pearls mist for background stars. While that dried, I stamped and embossed a few more rockets so I could colour, fussy-cut and layer them for the look I wanted. The main body of the rocket is also coated in some iridescent medium for sparkly shine. A close-up:


After embossing the sentiment in silver, I coloured it to match the rocket flames before adding it to the card along with the skyline silhouettes. I think this sentiment would be so much better if it said "You Rock(et)", but perhaps that's just me. 
With all the shimmer and sparkle going on, I'm going to add this to the current Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge, Add Some Shimmer. 
Be sure to check out the many different galaxies my sisters in snark have visited this week, as well as our newest Queen of Snark and guest designer, Sharon! And then I hope you will strap on your jetpack and join us! 

Supplies: white & Bazzill textured shimmer black cardstock, Hero Arts Rocket Thank You stamps, Versamark & milled lavender, dusty concord, mermaid lagoon, faded jeans & chipped sapphire distress inks, silver & Hero Arts sparkle embossing powders, Zig watercolour markers, MFT skyline border die, homemade white confetti Perfect Pearls mist, Winsor & Newton iridescent medium

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9 comments:

Chelle (PhotoArt/MaybeCreative) said...

My plan was totally to do Dr. Who.. LOL This is a perfect card for a young lad (traditionally).

Chris Dring said...

I double dog dare ya to make a Dr. Who card. Just sayin.

Your card rock(ets), BTW. ☺

Barbara Godden said...

What a fab. card, love all those sparkly, shiny popped up parts. enlighten me on Dr. Who. lol.

Jen W. said...

Bowsers, this rocks!! Your sky is gorgeous, I love all the shimmer but the rocket is my favourite!

Donna said...

I'll up Chris by one and TRIPLE DOG DARE ya to make a Doctor Who card!!
I would LOVE to see that!!
Your spacey background here is perfection!
Awesome project for the challenge sistah! You rocked it! (or should I say rocketed it???)
LOL

Majo said...

Such a cute little rocket ♥

Ardyth said...

Hahaha! I see "Major Tom", not Doctor Who, so I'm as much of a geek! This looks fab - Kate mentioned seeing it and thinking it is really cool, too!

debby4000 said...

Oh I love your spaceship card what a brilliant background.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby

cards said...

I just love everything about this card, the night sky, the skyline and the sparkly elements. Of course I would have loved Dr Who as well!