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Friday, June 7, 2013

DominoART Challenge #4: Week 3 of Any Game Goes!

Welcome to Week 3 of
 DominoART Challenge #4 - Any Game Goes
Any Game and Any Theme!
Sponsored by Blockheads Paper Arts!

For Challenge #4 you have complete freedom to pull out all the stops and do whatever you want!  Alter any game and use whatever imagery you want.  You MUST use a real game piece of some kind in your creations for example:  jigsaw puzzles, dominoes, dice, playing cards, checkers, chess pieces, Monopoly money, Bingo cards, etc!  If its a game then you can alter it!
This challenge will end June 26 at 7pm PST so you've got plenty of time to play and enter!

 Blockheads Paper Arts is giving you a choice of any of their QUARTER Sheet Rubber Stamps sets!  A fabulous prize indeed!

My DominoARTists have made some fabulous creations for your inspiration so far, check out week 1 and week 2 if you missed them, and now it's my turn!  Today I'm sharing an Edgar Allan Poe themed box I made just with playing cards and dice for feet :0)  This one is also my Smeared Ink design team creation for Smudgy Antics Texture challenge...week 2 starts on Monday so you've got time to enter there too ;0)

The playing cards I used have a gorgeous zebra pattern on the back of them and made the interior of my box look awesome too!  I used Smeared Ink's Urban Decay rubber stamps to stamp the textured backgrounds onto the playing cards with Royal Purple StazOn ink.  I then randomly applied clear embossing ink and silver embossing powder to the right hand sides of the playing cards.  After heating the EP I added another coat of EP to make the layer thicker and stamped images from Smeared Inks Quoth the Raven rubber set into the EP while it was still molten to achieve the wonderful debossed effect.  I pre-inked each image with Coal Black Ancient Page ink to make the debossed images pop and it also helps to act as release for the rubber.   I used 5 Spade playing cards, 4 for the walls and 1 each for the base and the lid.  The feet are silver metallic marble dice. 

The base is stamped with the words "Confined Space" and the lid says "Open".  I also made faux screw heads from some grungeboard circles and one of the screw head stamps.  All of these are on included on the Urban Decay rubber sheet.  To give the screw heads a bit of dimension I applied Inkssenstials Matte Accents on either side of the black grooves which helps to make them look real.

Now it's your turn!  I can't WAIT to see your entries!!!
Submit your altered game art creations via the inlinkz collection below! 

All of DominoART's Challenges will have the following guidelines with some simple rules!
  • New Challenges start on Fridays
  • Challenges will run for 3 weeks to give you plenty of time to play
  • One Winner and a Top 3 will be announced when the next challenge starts
  • Entries must follow the challenge theme
  • Entries must use the specified game pieces
  • You can enter a max of 5 pieces per challenge, in separate posts please
  • There is no limit to how many other challenges you can combine your entries with 
  • List the DominoART challenge with a link in your blog post
  • No back linking - your project must be posted on your blog on or after the challenge start date
  • Add your entry to the inlinkz collection below with a direct link to your post, not your blog home page!
  • Please leave a comment after you link up!
  • Don't have a blog?  Share via photo sharing sites and Facebook pages and include the challenge tag, eg: DART#1, then link up via the inlinkz collection below!  I must be able to see your project photos so make sure they're public!

    Domino Hugs!


    Thank you so much for stopping by DominoART and leaving your kind comments! I truly appreciate hearing from you and don't hesitate to ask if you've got any questions too ;0)
    Domino Hugs!
    Leigh S~B

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