Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge for April 5th-18th, 2012.
The image I downloaded is shown below, with the corresponding sentiment:
I printed them off on regular paper and then used a sponge to apply colour from an ink pad. I liked this so much I didn't bother experimenting any further (I had planned to try printing the images directly onto card-stock).
That spunky sun was the ideal complement for the summer photo of my son and his friend, heading out to frolic in the ocean at our cottage last August, with their brightly coloured "noodles." To make the sun more prominent, I matted it on a hand-cut sun-burst, in Creme Brulee card-stock, then wove some Mandarin and Buttercream twine from The Twinery between the spokes of the sun. It is also popped up on foam tape. Here is close-up of the detail:
blog. The two sides of the Elemental paper from Close to My Heart were the perfect colours for this challenge's inspiration and echoed the colours in the photo as well.
The Paper Smooches digital image was lots of fun to work with and I look forward to more "playing" with them in the future!