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Wednesday, 7 August 2019

High Hopes... by Sara

Hello! This year has been a year of musical inspiration for our challenges, taken from songs that are some of Kim's favourites. The theme for August's Dare is High Hopes! ANYTHING GOES as you unleash your creative talents for this challenge.   The song High Hopes by Panic! At the Disco goes out to everyone who might feel alone or that life is feeding them opposition. Kim says "Choose what you need and just go for IT! Know that you have what it takes to push up and come out on top." Click below to listen to this upbeat song, and share your project with us below for a chance to win!



Hello Everyone! It is Sara with you today. I am sharing a Creativation Sneak Peek! My art piece will be displayed at Creativation this January, but because it fit in with this month's Dare theme so perfectly, I get to share it with you early! This piece started out as a dusty Doctor Zhivago record from the thrift store.. I'm pretty sure it had a few scratches on it as well! Soooo....I gave it a thick coat of Heavy Body Acrylic Paint and voila! A  fun art piece!


One of my very favorite techniques is to cut and emboss Silhouette cut files. Embossing the cut files gives them this amazing, enamel like sheen and smooth texture that is soo fun!


The best supporting product for this technique is a good painters or masking tape. I use Thermoweb Purple Tape and mask off areas to achieve the different colored sections.


I used NINE different embossing powders on this project ..that's right... NINE!

I hope you enjoy my take on this month's High Hopes Challenge!
Have A Lovely Day!
Sara 

We can't wait to see what you share with us this month - remember Anything Goes!! Link up below or use the hashtag #ecaugust2019 on social media to be entered to win a fab prize pack. 


*** Be sure to follow the Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Facebook Page where you'll find Facebook Live videos with tips, techniques and even more giveaways! You can find the Live from Aug 1st with a technique and another giveaway. Catch the replay to get the details as the giveaway will be open all month long! 

You can also find us in our Facebook Group where we would love to see what you are working on, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest!

Emerald Creek Craft Supplies

Emerald Creek Supplies used:

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EMBOSSING POWDERS:

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To play we need you to link up ANY social media project pics you are posting this month that fit the category. #ecaugust2019
 on your posts as well so we can reference them and if you add and tag various Emerald Creek product you will get a bonus entry. At the end of the month we will pick a winner and send a prize pack to the Winner as well as link up their project and share it out.



Just for entering our Dare Challenge, you can receive 10% off your Emerald Creek order.


So what are you waiting for... we DARE you!




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