Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Everyday

Hello and Welcome.  As most of you already know, I love blue.  It seems to be my go-to colour when playing with inks and stamps.  I wanted to play along with the challenge at Splitcoast so I grabbed my stamps and ink and started creating. 
I began by stamping my background using a stamp from Impression Obsession.  It is part of their 'Cover a Card' series of stamps.  I inked it with various shades of Distress inks in blues, sprayed with water and stamped.  I love the impression that was left behind.
When that was dry, I stamped the flowers from Magenta and Unity with black Memento ink then added the sentiment from Penny Black.
 
I am adding my card to these challenges:
 
Crafty Boots- FLOWERS
 
Dream Valley- FAVOURITE COLOURS
 
Stamp and Create- ANYTHING GOES
 
 
Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.
 
Supplies:  stamps- Magenta, IO, Penny Black, Unity/ Distress inks/ Mini Mister/ Bl Memento ink

12 comments:

  1. That background stamp is fabulous, and I love how you created an ombre effect by using different shades of blue. Totally fabulous card, Jo x

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  2. Fab card, I love your background and the silouette image is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  3. Lovely card - I have that background and this is a wonderful way to use it, Karen. Blue is my favorite color, too and I always enjoy seeing your blue creations.

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  4. Love that pointillist background, Karen!

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  5. I love the original background of your card. Great design. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  6. Love how your background turned out! Iit looks like bokeh without having to do all the tiny dots by hand!

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  7. Beautiful Karen. I love that cool bg.

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  8. you are so bussy lately that I have mist some beautiful cards, but as always I still admire your beautiful work a lot, every time I have to say wow, wow, wow, so I'm still following you and I injoy comming at your blog!!!Its a real treat!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  9. Love the card and the background you created is just perfect!

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  10. Such a beautiful, elegant card! I love the gorgeous blues :-) Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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