Challenge #207 - Unbatz by Sandy HunterI absolutely loved this new tangle; it is one of those really fun ones that you can't mess up. OK... you can, and I did (every single time), but you can't really notice it too much :).
You can see here the challenge with a link to the step by step instructions. Definitely try it, if you haven't yet!! So easy and fun! Unbatz is the whitest of the tangles below and a variation on the tallest mountain.
I used a hand-carved stamp I created last year for the mountains, traced them with a sepia micron pen, and then had fun tangling inside the mountains. Then had this crazy idea of tangling the sky and leaving the moon white :). This was done on an ATC sized Bristol paper.
Making THE CardI have a little niece who loves to make cards for people on their birthdays. On my last birthday, I got an awesome one, and was asked if I would please make one for her on her 5th birthday :). She said she loved the one I made her last year (here) and was really looking forward to her next one. That was 5 months ago!
So, I had to make her something special. I started out with getting out my Gelli Plate. You can see below how I had everything really organized when I first started :)
- Mark making recycled items on the right
- Acrylic paint all lined up behind them
- My 6x6" Gelli plate
- Some hand-carved stamps, a couple of my home-made stencils
- Different types of paper
- baby wipes
- container with water (the black thing next to the paints) to put my hand-carved stamps in after using them
Let me just say that's not how this table looked after an hour or two :)... it looked like a hurricane hit! But I did get a lot of fun prints; here are some of them (including one of my cats' tail). The one I ended up using for Rowan's card is the pink /blue one on the left (in the middle). It was printed on both sides - on purpose :)
I cut the bottom piece for the card, stamped a bit more on both sides with my hand-carved stamps, and then added more details with acrylics, colored pencils, sparkling pens (which she loves), watercolors, pen and ink, and a Sharpie for the edges. When I folded it to make an accordion book, because it was thick bristol paper, it cracked and it looked awful. So... I cut it, added eyelets, thread, and... done :)