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Monday, 6 April 2015

Ching-Chou Kuik's Digital Stamps Monthly Challenge Blog - Kym's Inspiration Post - Monday 6 April 2015

Well it is time to show you my creation and give you details on how I made my piece of altered art for the Ching-Chou Kuik's Digital Stamps Monthly Challenge Blog.  This month the challenge is "under the sea".
For my piece of altered art that I have made to go up in my craft room I have used the the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp called "Magic Wish".  I have gone for the colour scheme of what you would see at the seaside ie browns and blues with a touch of pink.

I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers and used two shades of yellow Pan Pastel, turquoise Pan Pastel, Pan Pastel blender and the Pan Pastel Course Medium to make the background.  I have added pearl dots and Stickles for some dimension and shine.

I printed off some Summertime Designs backing papers and printed both sides so that I could cut a hole in the centre and roll back the edges to make the mermaid pop out of the centre.

I have finished this piece of altered art with some Joy! Crafts shell stamps, Marianne Designs die-cut shells brushed over with Pan Pastels, Joy! Crafts seahorse and crab die-cuts also brushed over with Pan Pastels, silver chain with charms added onto it, real shells, decorative fish net, ribbon, Joy! Crafts seaside sentiment and some pearls.
I am entering this piece of altered art into the following challenges:

Creative Fingers - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Polkadoodles - Use a die
Simply Create Too - Anything goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Crafty Creations - Anything goes no foolin'
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes or option of a sketch
Penny' Paper Challenge - Anything goes
CCC Digi Creations - Pretty pearls
Ladybug Crafts - Anything goes
Crafty Calendar - Add a sentiment
Noor! Design UK - Anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Any goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Craft Your Passion - Always anything goes
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22 comments:

Chris said...

Gorgeous! Beautiful image and perfect colour choice, great design- love all those sea creatures!
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Moments.
Chris
x

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous card Kym. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Fabulous altered art project. really does remind you of the sea. Love the image and beautifully coloured. Fab embellishments. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and we hope you will join us again very soon.Jennifer DT member

Michelle said...

Amazing there are so many details to look at.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
Hope we see you again in a next challenge.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Vic said...

An absolutely stunning piece of altered art! so beautiful - thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

Pat said...

Love your altered art,Kym. All the elements used bring it together. Thank you for sharing your project with us at Craft Your Passion today.

Claire said...

Gorgeous make! Thanks so much for joining our 'Use a die' challenge at Polkadoodles this time
Claire xx

Janette said...

This is so gorgeous..
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week..x

~ginny said...

Really interesting piece Kym! Love the rolled back paper framing your image, the charms and all the sea life caught up in the net! Thanks for sharing your project & creativity with us at Aud Sentiments!
~ginny, Aud Sentiments DT: [#128 – ATG + Sentiment]
Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

Chana said...

Wow, look at all the yummy detail! Great project with wonderful depth and textures. Thanks for playing with us at 613 Avenue Create.
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Cristina - La Marmotta Creativa - said...

I love so much this card!!! All the details!!!
thanks for joining Craft Your Passion Challenge!!!
Hugs
Cristina

Helen said...

Beautiful, Kym - love the frame you've created with all the different shapes.

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

KT Fit Kitty said...

What an adorable altered art creation! Fabulous details! So glad you linked up with us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Anything Goes challenge. Wishing you the best of luck in our prize draw!

KT Fit Kitty
Glitter n Sparkle DT

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fantastic make Kym, thank you for sharing with Simply Create Too.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Melanie said...

A lovely project!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge over at Penny’s .
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)

Vannessa said...

This is just fabulous Kym- love the whole design and the sea theme!

Hugs, Vannessa xxx

PaperDaisies said...

What a delightful image. Love how you have showcased it. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

Sandy How said...

Fabulous piece of altered art, love that image and all the wonderful embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week and hope to see you again soon.
Hugs,
Sandy

Katie Prasolek said...

good job, thanks for joining #256 challenge with Craft Your Passion Challenge Blog, hope to see you this week again! :)

Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT
www.artekatie.wordpress.com

Bev said...

So pretty. Thanks for joining us at Noor! Design challenge

chanya13 said...

Fabulous creation with lovely colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Moments. Agnieszka DT

Crafteezee said...

Oh I see those sea elements are getting well used, have you seen the new ones? I'm getting quite into these myself, lol.

Love the design Kim and the beautiful image. I hope you are well or at least getting there :)

Thanks for joining us at Noor Design UK for our Anything Goes challenge.
Tracy x

Owner - Noor Design UK