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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Imagine that -new release


As soon as I saw this Imagine that Digistamp new release featuring manatees I knew I wanted to make something for our granddaughter.  Each of the sets includes positive, encouraging sentiments for young people.  Our granddaughter is an elementary teacher.  She encourages reading, and has a good collection of books so she can read to the students.  Many of them do not receive enough encouragement at home.  I made a set of 6x9 posters - I hope she will be able to place them on her bulletin board.  Her birthday is this week, so this was a little bonus gift.  
Recipe:  image and sentiments - Imaginethatdigistamp; Washi tape; watercolor paper, dark teal cs.
I used a watercolor wash for the background.  I used a paintbrush to brush on the watered down color, then spattered another color to create the lighter blobs.  I hope you can tell I meant for this to remind us of a watery, wavy background for the manatee.  The manatee is colored with Prismas and cut with scissors.
CHALLENGES:  
Blues, greens:    Country View 
Wave:     Inkspirational
Kidz Rule:   Love to Scrap 
Back to School:    Cute as a Button
                               Hiding in my Craftroom
                               Angies Digital Stamp
                               Simon Says Stamp
Any:                       Not Just Cards
                                Morgans Art World


10 comments:

Imagine That Digistamp said...

Such a CUTE cute poster Dorothy!! And a fun gift for any teacher. Thanks so much for creating with this new release :) Have a wonderful week!

Annette Stapylton said...

Great sentiment, fabulous image. Just perfect. Nice work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Challenge, best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT for  http://morgansartworld.blogspot.com.au/<br

Marina said...

Fun project and inspirational for the students. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges.

Lisa Lynn said...

I'm so sure that your Granddaughter will LOVE these posters!!!

Virginia Lu said...

What a fun image! Love your coloring and details! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Back to School” Challenge! Well done!

Pen Sunshinepen said...

HI there, what a fun card I am sure your Grand daughter will love the card. So cute.

Thank you for joining us over at LTSCB and good luck

Pen DT

Arlene said...

So very cute. So glad you joined us at Morgan's ArtWorld.

Jackie C said...

Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Cute as A Button, Jackie DT member.

rachel said...

I love books too! Great make! thanks for joining out blue and green challenge at Countryview this month and good luck! Hugs rachel x

Granmargaret said...

Lovely cute card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Cute as a Button and Not Just Cards. Hope to see you again next time.