Monday, August 6, 2018

Challenge #157 - Paint It!

Hello everyone! It's Erica hosting the challenge this week. I decided it was time to break out the paints and inks this week. I can't help it, I like to get a little messy now and again so this challenge is Paint it! I like to paint with many different mediums so go ahead and use whatever you have: watercolors, ink, acrylic just at that painted vibe.

Now, we would like to introduce you to Billie Anderson. She is our fabulous guest designer this week!

My name is Billie and I have been a crafter all my life. My husband is very supportive of my craft and childhood sweetheart. We have children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We live out in the country in SW Washington state. We have two 4 legged small rescue kids.

With the theme being “Paint it” I knew what I wanted to create. I used a digi I won a few month back from Beccy’s place. I stamped the dinosaur image and colored him with Copics. I then fussy cut him out.  I laid the image on the a piece of water color paper and sketched out a scene. Using my Mission gold water colors I painted the scene. I thought the scene needed a volcano so I added one and used stickles for the  glow. I used black colored pencils to add depth around the rocks, then added foam dots behind the dinosaur to add him to the card along with the sentiment.

Thank you so much, Billie!

Now, here is more inspiration from our design team:

I splatted my background paper with alcohol inks and stamped the whale and water colored it with ink.

I stamped the hexagon images an then painted them with watercolors.

I used watercolors to create the background for this butterfly to land on.

I painted the background with watercolour.

And now...congratulations to the winner of Challenge #156:

Please send an e-mail to within the next two weeks and we'll send you details!!!  

We want to encourage all of our challenge participants to refer our rules and prize structure here:

Also, follow us on our new Instagram account for more chances to win! For this challenge use #PGCBchallenge157 and tag us @papergirlschallengeblog for an extra entry.


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