Challenge dates: 9 February–18 February 2013
[Extended to 18 Feb due to the gallery giving issues.]
Welcome to my Winterfest 2013 challenge!
I thought I would revisit my Winterfest challenge from 2011, which was also called Make a Scene. I love to stamp and construct little scenes on my cards and layouts, and I thought it would be fun to use this as a challenge again.
Your project can be any kind of scene: realistic, grungy and distressed, funny or sweet, etc. - whatever you can think of. Make a large scene or a mini-scene, both are equally fun. Your scene has to include stamping, but in addition to stamping, die cuts, shrink plastic, flowers, chipboard shapes and lots of other embellishments can be used to build a scene.
There are so many possibilities regarding stamps, techniques and items to use in your scene and regarding techniques. Here are a just few ideas:
- People, animals, birds, houses, fence, paths, clouds, trees, flowers, boats, lighthouse, etc., etc.
- Use different techniques to color the scene or to create texture: dye inks, pencils, watercolour, markers, etc.
- Use different surfaces: glossy cardstock, ordinary cardstock, a canvas, or how about a shadow box or another type of dimensional scene
- You can use many differend stamping techniques when making a scene, such as heat and dry embossing, masking, paper piecing, etc.
There are many examples of different types of scenes in my gallery and on my blog, some of them are step-by-step tutorials. These are just some examples for inspiration:
Scenic stamping step-by-step tutorial
Four Seasons mini scenes tutorial
Off to Never Land layout scene
Pop-up scene tutorial
Grungy scene tutorial: faux-rust
Stamped scene in a suitcase
A little bird told me pop-up scene
Beach scene: watercolour and stamping
On the beach: scenic layout
You can find great inspiration for scenic stamping in Kevin Nakagawa's videos.
1. Make a new card of any size, an ATC, a layout or any other project, making some kind of scene.
2. The project must include stamping.
3. Post your piece in the stamping gallery, and click the checkbox for ‘WF13 Make a Scene’.
4. Please share how you created your scene so that we can all learn and be inspired.
5. You can combine this challenge with other WF challenges and you may enter as many times you like.
6. It is always fun if you link your piece to the discussion thread about this challenge. Also, if you have any comments or questions, please leave them on that thread too.
7. The challenge runs between 9 February – 17 February 2013.
Each entry will be entered into a random RAK drawing.
Message board thread
Have fun!! I am looking forward to seeing what you create!
Enjoy Winterfest 2013!!