Monday, June 11, 2012

Art of Living



It's Monday again and that means it's time for a new Digi Makeover Challenge.  This week we are challenging you to use Spots and Dots.



I've chosen the Art of Living, one of the Word Art designs from Paper Makeup Stamps and colored it in my Gimp program (similar to Paint.net, but for Macs).  Everything has spots and dots in it, although some are quite small.  Behind this word art, I layered some digital paper from DSE and printed it all out.  Next I printed the paper by itself as I wanted to pop dot the first layer onto the second layer.  After cutting out the image, I applied Versamark all over and clear embossing power and heat embossed it for a very shiny look.  The corners are punched with a Martha Stewart punch (Cherish) for a few more spots, as are the corners of my card base.  Added a bit of twine as a finishing touch.

Now we want to see your Spots and Dots.  You have one week to upload your project to the Digi Makeover Challenge.

I'm entering this in the following challenges: Mark's Finest Paper (black/white with splash of color); Simon Says (anything goes).

17 comments:

nwilliams6 said...

You know, this sentiment is really true. I have teetered on sucess and failure with empty nest syndrome with both my girls, and these words hit home with me. I need to type those words up and put them on my fridge. Wonderful creation Anne and so eye-catching!!!

Tammy said...

Terrific card Anne! Love the corners and the sentiment is so true.

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is brilliant Anne, I like the sentiment the card shape and the papers.
Kevin xx

Pat Garvin said...

Great sentiment. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Linda said...

Fabulous card Anne! I love the sentiment and the colour scheme is fabulous too.

Hugs
Linda xxx

jimlynn said...

Fabulous!! Love this, Anne. The dotted DP is so pretty and love the sentiment too. The way you did the corners is great and especially like that twin on here.
Lynn

rachel said...

Fab card Anne - and thanks for telling me about my challenge win - I had seen it - but you never know so thanks for thinking of me! Big hugs! Rachel xx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Great card- Loving the sentiment! I am having some letting go and holding on issues now! Empty nesters and the other two have flown the coop!

Joan Ervin said...

What a beautiful design, Anne...love the wonderful sentiment and all the spots and dots!!!!

Kate said...

Great sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

Kelli Hull said...

What an AWESOME Sentiment!!! Thanks for playing with Speedy Fox and Friends!

Donna said...

I love the sentiment, how wonderful. Love checking out your blog:-)

Angie said...

Great sentiment!!!! I had to read it over several times!!! So true! Thanks for joining us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends.

Theresa said...

Lovely card! Great color combo. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox and Friends!

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh wow!! What a great card for the challenge this week! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox and Friends blog challenge.

Eret said...

Your card is so brilliant. Love how you decorated the sentiment. It's fabulous!
Hugs, Eret

Designing with Debbie said...

Great card. I love the image. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Make sure to check out our challenge with Friends of SpeedyTV or Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV for more fun and more chances to win with Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.