Wednesday, 16 April 2014

A Blog Named Hero Challenge #42

Hello!

It is a lovely sunny day here leading up to the Easter weekend.  I hope you are enjoying some spring sunshine too :)

There is a new challenge over at A Blog Named Hero to use layers/dimension on your card. 
http://ablognamedhero.blogspot.co.uk/

I didn't need more of an excuse to get my stencils and embossing paste out - everyone is going mad for stencils at the moment!  I love the range of techniques that you can use with them from embossing paste to inking, spraying, dry embossing....they are a very cost effective way to add texture and interest to your cards.  And there are so many fab stencils coming on to the market at the moment so there is a lot of choice :)

Here is the card that I made for the challenge:

 
I used Hero Arts number stencil with white paste and then covered it with silver glitter - it is a party on a card!  I stamped a white tag with HA's Tiny Flags in Wet Cement and then covered with a vellum tag on which I silver embossed the sentiments from the set called Yay!.  I silver embossed the main sentiment on white card.  I really like all of the silvers and greys and figure there are about 5 layers on this card including the grey mat, embossed card, two layer tag and main sentiment!!
 
I will also play along with two other challenges with this card - Virginia's View Challenge #2 and the Hero Arts Sketch Challenge using Sketch #2.
 
I hope you will check out the DT's cards for the Layer Cake Challenge - remember there is a prize from our great sponsor, Simon Says Stamp!
 

 
See you over at ABNH!
 
Sarah x
 

6 comments:

  1. Just saw this over in the Flickr pool and had to stop by to see it again! It's absolutely gorgeous, Sarah! Love every inch of it!

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  2. I am in love with all the silver goodness!!! The glitter and metallic design are simply BEAUTIFUL, Sarah!! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia's View Challenge!

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  3. This is awesome! Love how you added glitter to your paste. I didn't know you had started a blog! Good for you! Fun isn't it? I think I'm going to stay with blogger for now until they force the google plus thing I guess. I'm too lazy to move right now. LOL. Thanks for your comment on my blog! :-)

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  4. Beautiful layering on this card, Sarah! I love all the sparkle on the numbers and your tag is so pretty! Gorgeous monochromatic color palette, too! I knew you were going to be a 'Rock Star' at ABNH...and you are!!!

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  5. what a great card...love the look....

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