Thursday, September 18, 2014

Inspired by Project Runway's Rainway

Hello!  I have been swimming in a to do list over the last few weeks and finally found the end of it today!!  It's so nice to be on top of things again! :)  With my to do list in check, I had time for a little fun!!
I was so inspired by last week's Project Runway episode- the one with the rainway!  Did you see it?  I absolutely loved the winning looks!  I have been wanting to make a card based on Sean's dyed dress since it aired- I'm so glad I had time today!  Here is my card:

I created the watercolored background by punching circles out of tissue paper and watercoloring them with pink, orange, and yellow inks.  I let them dry and then mod-podged them onto a piece of white cardstock.  I love the way it turned out!  The circles remind me of the circle skirt on the winning look!  I also used the same dye colors Sean chose :)

I wanted a bold sentiment and pulled out this beautiful scripty one from the Make A Wish set by Mama Elephant.  I stamped it in black and added a few stars from the set to accent it.  The rest of the card was kept simple-a bit of black and white patterned paper at the bottom of a white card base and a little twine along the bottom of my focal panel.  I'm so happy with how it turned out!

Many people have looked at this and asked if it was a stamp set I used for the background- maybe one of my stamp designing friends will do a watercolor bubble stamp set for me??  Please?  :)  Hee!  That would be pretty cool!

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!  I can't wait to see what tonights episode inspires!

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5 comments: said...

You do amazing work and I am very impressed! I love Project Runway and your take on it!

Jscrapin43 said...

Well done!

Taheerah said...

Fabulous Tessa! Amazing commitment to watercolour all those tissue paper circles and then adhere them! BTW I think this could qualify for my challenge if you want to link it up! *wink*

PS: Dawn from WPlus9 created a similar background with stamping, so might be worth checking that out too! :-)

Jingle said...

This is super pretty! I love that background!

Miriam Prantner said...

Those tissue paper circles are awesome! LOVE this!!!

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