Saturday, 26 January 2013

Blue Bliss

Welcome to the weekend!!  So happy I had time to make a card for the Inspiration challenge at Splitcoast today and for the challenge at Moxie Fab; to create you own background paper.  I was inspired by a card holder seen below.  Since I love playing with my Distress inks, this card was an easy one. 
I started by creating the small panel first.  It did start out to be bigger but I wasn't happy with the results so I cut it down to a smaller size.  I sponged on distress inks in blues being sure to overlap them in a circular design.  Using a water pen, I added water to blend it all together.  When it was dry, I added the sentiment from Penny Black called Friendship and Happiness.  Next, I had to think about how to mount my piece.  I grabbed the sponges I was using and just dragged them across my card front.  I added my main piece using pop dots and of course, some twine was the finishing touch.
Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

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Supplies:  stamps:  Penny Black Friendship and Happiness/ Distress inks/ sponge/ pop dots/ water pen/ twine

10 comments:

  1. WOW! Love this! Great effect with the ink!

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  2. What a stunning technique and a stunning result - beautiful, beautiful, Karen!

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  3. Fabulous use of Distress Inks!

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  4. Absolutely lovely. Love the inspiration but even more your finished product.

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  5. This is wonderful! I am enjoying peaking at all your lovely creations...following too!

    Hugs,

    Jenny

    www.greatimpressionsstamps.blogspot.com

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  6. Karen, This is gorgeous! Great take on the inspiration piece.

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  7. This is just fantastic Karen! Loving those soft blues colors!!!

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  8. Beautiful card. I love the colors!

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  9. Hey Karen! Thanks for linking this up to the Make Your Own Background Paper Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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