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Window Scene for Inkspirational Challenges…

Hello weekend and friends! I’m delighted to be a guest for this week’s challenge over at Inspirational Challenges. The theme this time is ‘windows’.

A little ink smooshing and die cutting, oh and white heat embossing on black and this card could really be used for a lot of occasions.  I went with belated birthday because that is something I need but rarely have made ahead.

I used Tumbled Glass and Mermaid Lagoon Distress Inks for my inky background, just on regular card-stock this time.

I die cut Taylored Expressions In the Garden die from black card-stock three times, layering/gluing them together to get that fun dimensional look we all love.

I layered/taped the smooshed panel to an A2 card-base, Then glued on the black silhouette scene.  I die cut the Memory Box Modern Tile die from white card-stock, then added foam mounting strips on all four sides, on the back and adhered it on the top.

I white embossed the sentiment from Taylored Expressions Some Like it Hot stamp set on a black card-stock strip and glued it on last..

I made two enamel dots with Ranger Caribbean Coast Enamel Accents, let them dry and glued them on the sentiment strip.

Thank you so much to Marina and her team for inviting me to guest design for this post. I enjoy challenges and love participating with the Inkspirational challenges when I can. I hope you will take the window challenge!  Can’t wait to see what everyone creates!

I’m linking my card to some challenges…

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Just Us Girls Word Week Challenge – Die cuts

Happy Little Stampers June CAS Challenge – Smoosh

CAS Watercolor Card Challenge – Summer

Thank you for visiting my blog on a busy Saturday!  I appreciate it so much! Happy window-making to you!











27 thoughts on “Window Scene for Inkspirational Challenges…

  1. A darling little garden scene outside your wonderful window die, Pam! I’ve got my thinking cap on!! Congrats on your guest designer spot!

  2. Congratulations on your guest spot, Pam! They are lucky to have you! Your card is beautiful, as always. Thanks for my Saturday morning reminder that I need to mail a couple of Birthday cards! Hugs…

  3. What a fabulous scene you’ve created! I absolutely love the background colour you’ve achieved. Great dimension too. Thank you for being our wonderful Guest Designer at Inkspirational.

  4. Very neat Pam! I do hate trying to glue layering pieces together-some glue always squishes out and there I am – cleaning up the mess!!

  5. Darling scene that you created. LOVE the background. So striking with the black. Congrats on being a guest designer.

  6. Sweet – love silhouettes and love how you have built them up behind the window. Congrats on your guest designer gig, they are so lucky to have you do a spot for them. Have a great weekend. On our way this afternoon to see great granddaughter in her first dance recital.

  7. Congratulations Pam!! If anyone can make great cards using windows as a theme, I know you can. You are so talented with die cuts and the theme gives you tons of options.
    sandy xx

  8. I love how you layered dies to create such a cool window scene! Very unique design. Congrats on the guest designer position!
    – Shauna

  9. Your smoothed sky looks absolutely amazing! I love al the texture and your black dies cuts just pop from the card agains it. Thanks for being our GD at Ink! 🙂

  10. Beautiful watercoloured sky for your sweet, summer silhouette scene, Pam. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

  11. Your smooshed background is gorgeous and the perfect setting for those beautiful silhouettes! Thanks for guesting with us at Inkspirational this fortnight! xx

  12. What a cute scene through your many paned window! Love that inky background. Congrats on your guest spot!

  13. Your watercolor sky is gorgeous with this die cut, Pam! Love that window as well as the summer scene! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

  14. I love silhouettes, Pam, and adding the window over top makes this card even more special! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  15. Such a sweet little card. I love the silhouettes and the window overlooking them. Great take on the challenge, thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at Just Us Girls.

  16. You’ve created a gorgeous scene for us to gaze at through your multi-panes window! In fact, I’d like to find the door and step outside…to ride the bike, gather flowers, swing on the fence…Truly inspired and inspiring! Thank you ever so much for being our GD for this challenge!

  17. I would not have thought to use this die as a window! Very creative! Congrats on being a guest designer.

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