Out of this world

Happy valentines to you all, I'm not feeling too well today so spent most of the day sat on the sofa but this afternoon I thought I'd give a bit of crating a go. And I'm glad I did, as i discovered I'd been selected in the top 12 over at the ColourQ challenge blog.This was the first time I posted a card to this challenge but I really enjoyed the challenge of a different colour combination than I would usually use.
So, for today's card this card was, as usual, inspired by some of the wonderful work I see on other blogs and websites. The main technique on this card is called spotlighting and a description of what this is can be found here.

The images and sentiment are all from a Kirsty Wiseman stamps set "terrestrial friends". I stamped the alien 3 times and then punched out an oval aperture over the middle one. I restamped the alien on another piece of card and then I coloured this with promarkers and gelly roll pens. I layered up the card with a green mat behind and a strip of ribbon.  Inside I used some bright green vellum to create and insert which also covered up the ribbon. 

Challenges:

Sweet stampin challenge - clean and simple

Thanks for looking,

Rebecca x

P.S. just noticed the hand of the first alien has "gone missing" opps!


11 comments

Hayley Kew
Excellent little alien! Super cute card you have there. Happy you could play along at The Friday Mashup :)
Lisa
How cute! I love the bright splash of green for the spotlighting and then carried over to the ribbon.

Thanks so much for playing along at The Friday Mashup!
Kasey ~ in Oz
Hi Rebecca,

I love your quirky little green guy and using the reverse spotlighting technique makes him fabulous.

Thanks for joining us for this weeks challenge.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT
Diane Vander Galien
Great job of Spotlighting!! Great color combo- love the pop of green. Thanks for playing along with The Friday Mashup, GD Diane
Pamela
Cute little card, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Pam x
Janneke
What a pretty card ;o)
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week!

Janneke XO
Angela
Great "man card"; I like the fun coloring technique you used! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
Kim P
Very fun and playful card! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!
Heidi Baks
Very cute... so nice to see something without hearts! :) Thanks for joining the Mashup this week.
Ani
Very cute card! Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew and good luck! Ani
P.S. I have a candy on my blog if you're interested http://beautifulworld-ani.blogspot.com
Rita
Cute. I love the aliens. :)
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