Saturday, May 31, 2014

Just Us Girls #243 - Wild Card {Shaving Cream Technique}

Welcome to this week's Just Us Girls Challenge

Sharyn here with this week's challenge.  Since this is the 5th Saturday of the month, it is a Wild Card week. My choice this time is a technique with shaving cream.  I love this technique, it leaves you with a very unique and beautiful background.  I hope you will give it a try.  To do this technique you will need some reinkers, foamy shaving cream (not gel), a paper plate, paper towels, a knife, and a straight edge like a ruler.  You can do a very subtle background with 1 or 2 reinkers or go more elaborate with 4 or 5 or more reinkers.   I'm adding a link to a quick video to help you get started.

We have had such a good time with our GD, Barbara Campbell, this month. Sadly, this is her last week with us.  We have enjoyed sharing her wonderful creations with you.  Thanks, Barbara!  Take a look at her beautiful card using the shaving cream technique.

Now for the rest of the Design Team

Thanks so much for coming by to check out our challenge this week!  Aren't the DT cards beautiful using this technique!  I hope you will find time to experiment and join us this week.  We would love to see how you are inspired using this technique!  You may be our next Chic of the Week!

Just a reminder:  If you win Chic of the Week in any of our May challenges, you are in the running to be chosen as our Guest Designer for the month of July.

How to play: Please copy and use our graphic on your post. You need to upload your new project [no back dating please] for this week's challenge to your online blog or to a public photo gallery. Leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Linky Tools form at the bottom of this post. If you upload to online galleries, please use the keyword or tag, JUGS243. After you post to Linky Tools you may also leave a comment here.  We ♥ love hearing what you think of our challenges!

Deadline to be considered for the "Chic of the Week" is 9:00 PM EST on Thursday, June 5th . The Linky Tools form will close at that time.  Our "Chic of the Week", will be announced the following Friday morning. Thanks for playing along.


Zoechaos said...

I've not done this for years! Might be time to play again thanks for the reminder XOXO Zoe

Sharyn Polesel said...

Wonderful! We will be looking for your card!

Judys said...

They are all so beautiful. One of my favorite quick gorgeous backgrounds.

Sharyn Polesel said...

Thanks! I love them too!

Rahmat said...

I totally love this technique! might be using a lot in future!

Sharyn Polesel said...

So glad you like it. I do too! It is kind of messy, but I usually make several sheets and put them back for future projects. Thanks so much for playing this week!

Theresa's Studio said...

I forgot how fun this technique is. And I too make several pages at a time. Thanks for the challenge.

Theresa's Studio said...

I forgot how fun this technique is. And I too make several pages at a time. Thanks for the challenge.

Sharyn Polesel said...

You're very welcome! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I did too! Glad to have you with us this week.

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