Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Belated Birthday

Happy Wednesday!!  It's time for another challenge from The House That Stamps Built and this week we have a fun tic tac toe board for you:
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And here is the card I created:
I used the top row: use dimension, lighthouse, sponging.  And I also used the vellum option.  My top two layers are popped up off of the lighthouse layer with foam tape, so it gives a nice dimensional look.  I sponged on the clouds using a Taylored Expressions stencil and sponged on the "light beam".  I also sponged ink on the blue layer through a sunburst stencil.  I thought I might look like light beams coming from the light in the lighthouse, but ummm . . . maybe not so much.  Still, it adds a fun, subtle element.  I stamped the sentiment on the vellum strip several times using my mini MISTI to get a nice, dark impression. 
Thanks for stopping by!  Make sure you check out the House blog for the full details and to see what the rest of the DT has created.  And if you "need" any of the stamps I used, check out the 10% off your entire order coupon over in my left side bar.

Supplies:
Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Cape Hatteras Light", "Sandcastle" I used only the flying birds and "Belated Birthday"
Dies: MFT "Blueprints 13" stitched rectangle (the smaller one) and "Blueprints 12" stitched rectangle (the larger one); Spellbinders "Standard Ovals, large"
Taylored Expressions stencils: Clouds and Sunburst

Challenges:
Cardz 4 Guyz #203--All At Sea
Crafty Sentiments--dies and/or punches
Try Stampin' On Tuesday Tic Tac Toe #5--tic tac toe (I used the right column: dimension, summer, blue)

Simon Says Stamp Monday--use more than one stencil
heARTful Stampin--anything goes + a stamp
Sweet Stampin'--sketch

Cardz TV #64--anything goes
Cut It Up #156--birthday
Creative Fingers Challenge #152--anything goes
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie #102--anything goes
Cute Card Thursday #546--anything goes
Crafting By Designs--anything goes
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends #89--anything goes
Craft Rocket Challenge #52--boys/men
Crop Stop #43--anything goes
Always Happy Birthday--anything goes: Happy Birthday
Dare 2B Artzy--your favorite color (I am a total blue girl!)

24 comments:

Donna said...

How stunning Heather, the stenciling and stars add so much impact to an already beautiful scene!

Janis Lewis said...

Cute! Thanks for joining us at Always Happy Birthday.

Heather said...

OMG, my mind boggles at the thought of combining TWO tic-tac-toes, lol - brava! Love your pretty lighthouse - lovely details! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Your lighthouse card is so beautifully composed - the stenciling is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Creative fingers Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

The first thing I thought of when I saw your card was the cool way you used the frame and blue light beams to enhance the lighthouse theme, so yes! You achieved your goal! It looks fantastic.

I love the clouds and the birds in the background. It's a very beautiful card. Thanks for sharing it with us for our Cut it Up for our Birthday challenge!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Krafty Kaylin said...

beautiful card. love how you used all the different challenges. thanks for participating at TSOT!

joy said...

I really like your card, Vellum is one of my favorite embellishments.

Simply Sara Stampin' said...

Love your card, Heather! Kinda fun that you did two tic-tac-toe boards. :) Thanks for sharing with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday.
Sara

Pam MacKay said...

Beautiful card love the rays in the background! Thanks for joining the Dare 2B Artzy challenge DT member Pam

vinita jain said...

Love the subtle sunrays around the oval frame, so perfect with the lighthouse, great Birthday card!
Thanks for joining at Cut It Up Challenges!
DT Vinita

Sammy said...

So lovely! Just my cup of tea. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin, good luck!!! Amy DT

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

Esther Asbury said...

What a beautiful card, Heather! I love the way you did the sunburst on the border around your frame! Gorgeous!!
Thanks for linking up to Cropstop this month!

Laurie Unger said...

Wonderful card Heather!
Sorry I'm late in commenting, had to take in my desktop to the geek squad for a tune up! So lost without it!

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your fabulous creation! Great design! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Tonya M said...

Gorgeous card! I love lighthouses and you've really made a wonderful card! Thanks so much for entering this into our Dare 2B Artzy September challenge! Best of Luck!

Tonya
Dare 2B Artzy DT Member

Donna Scholz said...

VERY nice card, Heather! You hit all three in a row on our Try Stampin' on Tuesday Tic-Tac-Tue #5 challenge! Thank you for joining us!!! -Donna

Anna said...

So beautiful... love it!
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!
Anna Dt

Glittered Paws said...

What a beautiful "belated" card - the sunburst stencil around the frame really sets everything off Then there is just a little bit of yellow sunshine. Great job.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fabulous make hun

Thank you for sharing with us at 'If You Give A Crafter a Cookie' this fortnight
Hugs Shell xx

Julie B said...

Your stencilling brings your lighthouse alive!
Thanks for joining us at Cardz4Guyz. :)

An Occasional Genius said...

Love your card Heather, the sun rays really add to the effect! Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin' & congrats on making the top 3, do pop back & collect your badge to display xx

Crafty Pink Pixie said...

Great birthday card! I love lighthouses! Thanks for participating in the Dare 2B Artzy September Challenge! -Tasha ☺