Sponged Dino

Can you sponge your Dino?

The new challenge of the month over at H2H is all about sponge techniques!  This one was fun!  Because, I don’t know about you, but I like to channel my inner Tim Holtz every now and again!  I saw him do this technique years ago, on a video, that was probably years old!  LOL!!  Basically he used a Misti tool to make a rainbow of colors on a stamp, by sponging colors onto the stamp and overlapping them.

 

So, before you leave, I would love for you to leave me a note and let me know which is YOUR favorite card, and let me know if you have tried this technique!

Sponged Dino Card

Mine didn’t ALL overlap, but some of them did!  I just think the whole thing turned out great!

 

I also channeled my inner Jennifer McGuire, and made TWO dinos when I was stamping, to make two cards.  However, I couldn’t decide which background I wanted, so I just went ahead and did two!

 

Before I swap over to the other card, I wanted to show something.  I managed to blow a fuze when I was making this card.  (literally, had to go and flip the breaker!)  So, one of my pieces didn’t cut all the way.  So, I decided to do something fun with the inside, and use that piece that hadn’t cut all the way.  

 

I tore it into a ‘sloped’ shape, and then distressed it, and glued it to the inside of the card.  I think it turned out great!

inside of card

Ok, let’s see the other card, shall we?

Sponged Dino

This is the other dino!  Isn’t he cute, too?  I created a background with one of the images on the Artbooking cartridge.  Then I cut it four times, to give it some depth

Sponged Dino Card

It was fun to do two different cards!  It would have been much faster if I had done two of the same, but that’s ok too!

Last week, you saw that I was inspired by a friend’s son, and this week is the same!  Just, a different friend!  (actually, both friends’ sons like dinos!)

 

Like I said earlier, I hope that you will let me know which card is YOUR favorite!  Also, if you might want to try this whole sponging thing, join us over at H2H for some fun challenges, and put YOUR artwork into the hat!

Thanks so much for joining me!

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