Thursday, August 13, 2015

Challenge 166: Anything Goes!

Hello, Ai Fans!

Are you ready for a new challenge? It's one where "anything goes!" The sky is the limit!

Before we get started on this new challenge, lets wrap up the last one! Lets take a look at the winners from last week's "Create a Card Set" challenge!

Our Top Spot is awarded to...
Congrats, Karen! We adore how you unified three different stamps into this beautiful card set! From sassy Celeste to girlfriend Wine Tasters to our Tuscan Trifold. Great job! Email annelise@artimpressions with your address to claim your prize pack!

Honorable mentions are...

Congrats to both of you! Angela, we love how His & Hers Camper are all ready for summer! And Elina, now you have us looking forward to fall with In The Tub, Under My Umbrella, Uptown Girls and Girlfriends Blend! Be sure to email annelise@artimpressions with you address and a set of your choice!

For our next challenge, we're want to see how creative you can get with "anything goes!" That means you can choose anything for your card. We want to see loads of creativity! Our card designer, Kerry, is here to show you what she's come up with.

Hello Ai friends!  Kerry here, since this challenge is Everything goes!
I thought it would be cool to try something a little different.  I always love those four colors pop arts.  So, I wanted to try with a few of my Ai stamps 

Here is how I create my Ai pop art card.  I used watercolor paper and cut them for four squares, their measurements are 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches.  I used distress stains to add the color.
(No distress stains?  no fear, you can also use the ink pads, too.  Just flip the ink pad upside down and slide it across the paper, you can create the same effects too.)

Then I stamped each image with Versamark stamp pad and heat set it with black embossing powder for a little bit of dimension.

I had so much fun making the first one and I can help it to make a few.  :)

Pop Art 1 with Love Spinner set

Pop Art 3 with Goldie Golfer 

Hope you like them and can't wait to see your creations!

Thanks, Kerry! Loving the pop-art aspect of your cards! Okay fans, now it's up to you! We want to see what you can make! Join the fun and add a photo to our InLinkz below!

Here are the challenge rules …
✻ Please make a new card or creation. You can make any crafty item you wish; this is not limited to cards!
✻ Limit two submissions per person. You will receive extra votes if you use Art Impressions stamps!
✻ The Ai Challenge is open to everyone, international submissions are welcome!
✻ Include a link back to the Ai Blog or grab our button on the top right of our sidebar!
✻ Share the Ai love by clicking and commenting your fellow crafters.
✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, August 26 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!


Sharon Caudle said...

So COOL, Kerry!!! I really love the way these look! Awesome job and thanks for sharing how you did them!!!

Brat said...

The due date states: ✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations but this was posted Aug 13th. Did I miss it?

Karen Day said...

Kerry - your Pop Art is amazing! Love the idea :o) **Rachel - there is a new linkup down at the end of the post!

Charne said...

Congrats to the winners!! Kerry your cards made me smile...:)

Art Impressions said...

Oops! Due the 26th. Fixed the post! (:

Elina said...

Thank you so much! I was really surprised to find my cards on the winners' list. There were so many beautiful sets entered. And Kerry, your pop art is awesome!

Cheri Burry said...

So original to do a "pop art" theme! Love them!!!

Cynthia said...

Thanks for the fun challenge and fabulous DT inspiration!

CG said...

Thanks for the great inspiration! I so enjoy using my Ai stamps! Best, CG