Friday, December 13, 2013

Simon Says Monday Challenge - Tissue Paper

Hello my friends!

Even though most of you might not even have noticed my absence in blogland I would like to apologize for not posting anything in so long. I have been frantically mailing out cards and gifts to Europe and have been busy with general holiday preparations. But today I would like to enter a card in the current Simon Says Monday challenge where we are supposed to use tissue paper. Put on your shades - my card is bright!





I had so much fun tearing tissue paper in rainbow colors and gluing it on a piece of watercolor paper with Modge Podge thinned with water. Then I cut it into strips and glued it onto a black card. I added a large star out of silver mirror paper and a smaller star out of gold glitter paper. When I am ready to send this card I will decide if I want add a greeting or not.

I was totally inspired by the fantastic tutorial by Anna-Karin! You should check it out! I can't wait to try out some of her ideas/techniques! Now to find the time...

Warm wishes,
Susanne

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4 comments:

  1. What a fun colorful card! Love the strips of collaged tissue paper. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  2. Hab schon gemerkt, dass man nichts mehr von Dir hoert, aber mir gings nicht viel besser. Ich hab noch keine einzige karte nach Deutschland geschickt... Dafuer hab ich heute Pfeffernuesse gebacken :)
    Super Karte und ganz liebe Gruesse, Cornelia

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  3. This card is brilliant. Love your concept and it looks great without any sentiment added to it. I have been so busy all year long making Christmas cards I forgot I was supposed to actually do something with them! I think they may get received a bit late this year..Lol. Hugs Mrs A.

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  4. My kids did this on jars to make candle holders when they were in kindergarten. Great way to bring bold colors softly to a card.

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