Monday, June 29, 2015


Grade school - that was such a long time ago! Who is still friends with people from back then?

I have two pals from grade school that I have stayed in touch with. Now we all get to celebrate the big x-oh this year. One of them had birthday a few days ago, with her we have plans to lose weight and then go shopping for some new wardrobe. It might be a pipe dream, it might become reality - this card is hopefully perky enough to whet the appetite.

Background was done with a liberal amounts of white gesso through a stencil onto a thick and thirsty kraft card. Afterwards I used red and purple acrylics to paint. Gesso portion stayed translucent, the kraft card portion swallowed the colors up. There are great technique videos on PaperArtsy challenge page, I was inspired with the gesso one.

Entering this into PaperArtsy (stencils),  SDC-200, (greetings), Simon Says Wednesday (anything goes)  Use your stuff 200, (anything goes),  Take a Word (hot colors),


  1. Fabulous card. I know your friend will love it.

    Thanks for playing along with Stampotique Designers Challenges.

  2. It is so special to have friends like that! Great project!

  3. Thats a really lovely card for your friend, and echoes what your plans WILL achieve! Better start saving for that new wardrobe! Cxx

  4. What a lovely card for your friend.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

  5. Such a wonderful creation!
    THanks for playing Use Your Stuff!