Friday, 17 July 2015

Double Portion - SOC 6 Orange Orange Blue

This is the final week at Summer of Colour - its a challenge where we are given different colours each week and can make anything we like.  Its been so much fun and I am oh so sad that it is going to finish after this week.  A big big thank you to Kristin for hosting this.  There is still time to join in, everyone is so friendly and encouraging too with their lovely comments and you might even win the final giveaway!

Talking about giveaways.... I was amazed and thrilled to win the Summer of Colour week 4 giveaway.  But I was even more amazed and totally thrilled this week because I also won the PaperArtsy £50 giveaway for their last topic which was stencils!!!  2 giveaways in the space of a week - a double portion - how incredible is that??!!!

The SOC colours this week were orange orange blue which I love and I decided to use them for the new PaperArtsy challenge which is 'Time'.  Pop on over and see, there is always so much brilliant inspiration from the designers and also from everyone who takes part.  I love their stamps and chalk paints too.  I made a card for a friend who is celebrating both his 60th birthday and also getting married.


I brayered the backround with two different oranges and stamped a script and the clocks, layering a few of them.


I made another quick and simple card using the leftover brayered backround:


 I just had to create an art journal page to mark the occasion of winning the giveaways and went with the orange orange blue.  This time I majored on stencils - the current challenge at That's Crafty  where they are bringing out their own range of stencils.  I haven't got one yet but they look great.  I used a Sunburst stencil from That Special Mask which I used with different colours:


I used the Sunburst with texture paste painted over in the blue and then added another texture pasted one and sponged it orange with the stencil still in place.  I like doing this because you get a nice bit of white edge too from the texture paste.  It did leak underneath though because it wasn't an even surface but who cares!


The title folds out and has my journaling.  I quite often add hidden journaling like this:


I felt so incredibly blessed to win these two giveaways.  As a Christian I don't believe in coincidences, I think they are God-incidences :)  I felt God was saying to me, 'Why shouldn't I bless you?'  We are His children and He loves us and loves to bless us - so I am very grateful for my double portion!

I'm linking up at:
Summer of Colour 5 at Twinkle Twinkle
PaperArtsy
That's Crafty
Art Journal Every Day
Create With Joy Friendship Friday

24 comments:

  1. lots of beautiful samples for the challenge! happy SOC!

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  2. Fab entries and so many, I struggled to do one this week. well done. x

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  3. Beautiful art using orange and blue! The page with the texture paste really is cool!

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  4. Great orange-blue pages! Greetings from a winner to a winner! Ulrike

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  5. Fabulous art work and great take on the colours, congratulations on your win. Have a wonderful weekend, sweetie!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  6. Gorgeous pieces with the last week's colors of SOC Susan! Fabulous!
    xxx
    Susi

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  7. Congratulations on your wins Susan! You blow me away with your talent...love all that you made!

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  8. Congratulations on your double win! You have made terrific use of the orange and blue in your art journal page and the cards.

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  9. Congratulations Susan on your wins... your cards and art journal page are lovely... and that texture is scrumptious....

    Jenny X

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  10. Wonderful series with the last colours of SOC! Especially I like your fabulous journal page! Wonderful details and texture!

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  11. Lucky girl! Love the way you have embraced this week's colour scheme - fantastic pages.

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  12. Wonderful creations with SOC colors, love them all gorgeous backgrounds.

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  13. Thanks for commenting on my design, it didn't turn out as well as I hoped...love your designs and have joined your blog, I think I can learn a lot more from you.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  14. Love your bright colour scheme... seems to be a theme this week! Both the cards and journal page are lovely - great layers in the latter.

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  15. Really great pieces esp the journal page!!

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  16. Congratulations on your wins. I just love these colors together. They are so vibrant and you've used them so effectively. Wonderfully done!

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  17. definitely your time to celebrate, super momento of your wins. BJ

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  18. Love the fab orange orange blue creations Susan, and congrats on your win :) ..and I've enjoyed seeing all your other pieces for SOC...shame it has to come to an end ..Jan x

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  19. Congratulations on your win!!! Its a wonderful prize! Your cards are gorgeous.. specially love the clock one!

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  20. Sue, I was so happy to see that you won! And I absolutely LOVE the wonderful cards and art journal page that you made using this week's colors! It has been so much fun following you through the SOC this year! I loved visiting your blog! Hugs, Sharon

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  21. Aren't you just so lucky; add your talent to that and it's definitely a double portion!

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