Hashtag You Are Awesome

Today I have a happy news to share… I am the STAMPlorations July Theme and Sketch Challenge Guest Designer! This is super excited!

They have 6 challenges: Theme and Sketch, Mixed Media, CASEplorations, CAS Card Challenge, The Never Ending – Anything Goes Challenge, Spotlight Project Showcase. You can play along for a whole month!


Here are the theme and sketch for this month for you to create your project. Make sure to check the challenge rules here to play along. And you can link up you project here.



And here is my card using both the theme and sketch. I created the background with some Distress Inks that I added on my craft mat and spray with water, then I dipped my watercolor paper on it. I used Craft heater to dry it. When it was dry completely, I placed the ARTplorations Stencil – Star Align on my card and added some white gesso. I did not cover the whole background with it, just some in the middle. Then I set it aside to dry.


While the gesso was drying, I worked on the sentiment. I cut a strip of Black Cardstock, I stamped the hashtag awesome from Bold Sentiment – Hashtag Authentic stamp set with VersaMark ink pad and added some Super Fine Embossing Powder on it. I heat set it with Craft Heater. Then I cut out a strip of White Daisy Cardstock and stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set with Versafine Onyx Black ink.


I checked the background card but it was still a bit wet so I dried it with my craft heater before I added the sentiment strips on it. This craft heater is a handy tool for sure 😀 Once the stenciled background dried completely, I added the black embossed sentiment first with adhesive runner and then the white one with 3D foam tape. I finished the card with Triangle Durable studs.

I hope you will play along with STAMPlorations July Theme and Sketch Challenge and I am looking forward to see your projects! THANK YOU for visiting and have a fabulous blessed day!

I also play along with:

Work It Wednesday June 2016

Word art Wednesday Challenge Week 238 – 239

STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge

Addicted To Stamps an More Challenge 201: Anything Goes

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26 thoughts on “Hashtag You Are Awesome

  1. Helen such a super background. This is so lovely. Thank you for taking time to share your creation with us in the #238-# 239 Word Art Wednesday Challenge.
    Blessings, Carole

  2. Great Card, Helen! I love the bright, fun colors of summer and all that texture is just stunning. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at Word Art Wednesday!
    Misty D.
    WAW DT

  3. Helen aku baru lihat card kamu di Stamplorations
    wooow I love the Star there
    and hashtag nya keren yaaa (artinya apa siih Hash say hehe kuper amat yaa hihi)
    cakep aku suka warna backgroundnya
    great GDT card sweet friend
    PS: tomorrow aku GDT di CAS card mampir ya kalo smpt aja say…