Monday, November 18, 2013

Lawnscaping Challenge #70: Polka Dots

I hope you're in the mood to use polka dots!  This week's Lawnscaping Challenge is about using this fun pattern. 

Here's my card: 

I thought it would be fun to use the polka dot pattern as "wallpaper" and as a background for my "framed art."  You can see it, right?  I used Our Friendship Grows by Lawn Fawn as the focal point of the card.  I started by black embossing the images so that I could do some watercoloring with my new favorite paints: twinkling H2Os.  Have you seen these awesome paints?  They come in beautiful, vibrant colors and add a subtle, iridescent shimmer to your project.  It's so hard to capture the shimmer with the camera, but here's a close up of the card: 

Notice the shimmer

Since I don't own any brown paints, I just used my copics to color in the center of the flower.  I then adhered the flower and vase to a little frame I made and "hung" the frame with some natural twine and a brad. 

Thank you for visiting me today!  I hope you'll join in the challenge-- Lawn Fawn is our sponsor and will be giving away a stamp set to the winner! 



  1. Love this!!!! It totally looks like a work of art hanging on a wall!!!! Such a clever way to incorporate the polka dots!! Awesome! And the shimmer is superb!!

  2. Totally agree with Samantha; it looks like a painting hanging on a wall! So fun, Lizzy!! And ... love the shimmer!!!

  3. Beautiful card, Lizzy!! It reminds me of my favorite artist - Vincent van Gogh ;)
    The coloring is awesome and the shimmer is perfect! Love it!

  4. That is such a cute idea to make a frame on a wall! Adorable, Lizzy!! And your coloring on the sunflower is so pretty and shimmery! :)

  5. Beautiful card Lizzy! What a great take on this challenge! Love the "framed art" - so cute and clever!


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