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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Get Well Challenge Card


Fortunately, some of the challenges for World Card Making Day ran until Tuesday night on the Paper Wishes Message Board, so I was able to get a couple more completed.  This was for a challenge where we had to "pick our poison".  My choice - Arsenic - turned out to mean that I needed to make/use:
  • Get Well card
  • Blues
  • Glitter
  • Band aid or gauze bandage
 Here's my "Arsenic":
  • Get Well - "Get Well Soon" sentiment = Silver Dazzles Greetings (HOTP) colored with blue Sharpie, "Miss You" = stamp from "Tiny Words and Images" set (HOTP)
  • Blues - Blue glimmer paper from HOTP, Blues in Tags (printed "Family Ties" download - HOTP), blue watercolor pencils (PW), blue glitter, blue ink, blue Sharpie, blue velvet glitter ribbon
  • Glitter - blue glitter, blue velvet glitter ribbon
  • Bandaid or Gauze Bandage - Torn piece of Gauze (Johnson & Johnson!), I also thought the label (get well soon) looked very much like a band-aid
Here's what I did:
  • Background - I tore piece of a gauze bandage and sprayed with sheer shimmer spritz. Next, I glued the blue glimmer paper to card stock for greater stability, and wrapped the gauze around it, gluing it in place. The sheer shimmer spritz is a bit tacky until it dries, so I used it as my glue for adding a sprinkle of blue glitter - spraying it again after the glitter had been applied to help ensure the glitter stayed where I put it!  Finally, I added the blue velvet glitter ribbon and attached the whole thing to the front of my card.
  • Focal - stamp from "Jamie's Girls" stamps set (HOTP) - stamped on card stock, colored with watercolor pencils (PW) and fussy cut before gluing in place near the bottom.
  • Sentiment: "Get Well Soon" - I thought this label (printed from Family Ties download) looked like a band aid & was a great background for the Silver Dazzle Words - colored blue with a Sharpie. It was added with some dimensional tape.
  • Sentiment: "Miss You" - Another label from the same download - stamped in blue with a stamp from "Tiny Words & Images" set (HOTP).

1 comment:

Becca Sadler said...

Clever, Cheryl! and oh, what a very interesting challenge from the Paper Wishes Message Board!! You did a fantastic job! Brilliant!