Saturday, 12 April 2014

To Be Enjoyed



Today was such an enjoyed day!!  I went to Scrapfest in Kitchener with a friend and it was great to meet up with fellow stampers there.  I picked up a few more stencils...(it's all your fault Virginia Lu!!...so happy I bumped into her) and some other crafting goodies to play with.  When I got home, I was inspired by this challenge at Splitcoast.  Here is the inspiration photo from the AIGA Design site:  

I started my card by stenciling the background with a stencil from The Crafter's Workshop.  The stencil is filled with inspiring words and I love the font.  I inked it up with Peeled Paint Distress inks then splattered some water onto the ink to add some depth.  When that was dry, I stamped the flowers, added the sentiment and then lastly, the splatters of black for interest.  

I am adding my card to these challenges:

Virginia's View- #2 STENCIL


CASology- #90 WET (I added water and wet paint)


Allsorts Challenge- SPRING FLOWERS


Thanks so very much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Unity, Mama Elephant/ stencil/ Distress ink/ inking tool/ bl Memento ink



10 comments:

  1. Truly gorgeous, Karen! You always do such BEAUTIFUL work to inspire! I love the stencil background and stamped flowers! What lovely combo! It was so much fun to see you at Scrapfest today! I wish we had more time together....So glad that you join the fun at Virginia's View Challenge!

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  2. Wow! This is just stunning.
    I am rubbish at all things inky - so I am in awe of your skills.
    Caroline xxx

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  3. So beautiful, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxxx

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  4. Gorgeous card - just stunning!

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  5. STUNNING is right, lovely, lovely and love the bold colors against the softer stencil magic!
    Thanks for sharing this week with us at CASology!

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  6. Your creation is lovely Karen and just perfect for my Spring Blossoms theme, thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x I have a Grand Calibur to be won here

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  7. Another fabulous creation Karen, I saw this the other day but didn't realise it was yours :) Viv xx

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