Sunday, 6 April 2014

Friendship


Morning and meet today's card.  Stenciling is so very hot right now.  I have been playing with my stencils and trying to use them in different ways and this is what I came up with.  
I inked the stencil with Distress inks instead of my paper, then laid the stencil down.  Then, using a baby wipe, I transferred the ink to the paper being sure to move the stencil slightly as I rubbed.  What I ended up with was a pretty, sort of mottled looking bkg.  Next, I stamped the flowers from Purple Onion with black Memento ink and added the sentiment.  

I am adding my card to these challenges:



Keep it Simple- STENCIL


Moxie Fab World- STYLING WITH STENCILS



I so appreciate that you came to have a look...thanks so much!!

Supplies:  stamps-Rubbernecker, Purple Onion/ Memento bl/ stencil TCW/ Distress inks/ pop dots

19 comments:

  1. Wow ... love how you created that bg!

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  2. GORGEOUS effect with the play of stencil and Distress Inks, Karen! The splotchy/dreamy background is absolutely perfect with your stamped images! So glad that you join the fun with Virgina's View Challenge!

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  3. Beautiful background, Karen! Thank you for sharing the technique and for joining us at ATSM.

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  4. Oh! I just love this technique! You really need to teach a class. Absolutely gorgeous card!

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  5. What a beautiful card Karen I love the colours and your technique a lot!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  6. Beautiful background & design, love it !

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  7. Such an effective, beautiful design!

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  8. Oh, my, Karen, this is sensational! I just love the colors with that bit of green with the blue. It's so striking, and it makes me want to play with some stencils! Wish we could stamp together for a day!!! I love it, and I especially love this sentiment! So true about friends, and you are one of my sweetest! Big hugs!

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  9. Beautiful card! Love that background and the silhouette flowers. Thx for sharing the cool technique you've come up with. :)

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  10. What a gorgeous card! That is one nifty stenciled background. I love the bold flowers and that greeting is the best. Better than the usual "I'd pick you" sentiment!

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  11. Great card and what a neat stencil technique!

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  12. Amazing technique and the results are stunning :) beautiful card, thank you for sharing with ATSM!!

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  13. Love the background effect, amazing use of stencils again Karen, Cathy x

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  14. Your card is so beautiful, I love the background, the flowers and the quote.

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  15. Wow, what an amazing technique you came up with! Great idea! I will have to try this!
    So happy you played along with us a second time at KEEP IT SIMPLE!
    Anni

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  16. The black flowers look FAB silhouetted against the blue Karen! So glad you joined in the fun @ Keep It Simple :)

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  17. Wow Karen, another fabulous card again, great stamping too :) Viv xx

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