Saturday, 4 April 2015

Repeat After Me


Happy Saturday.
 Today, I am being inspired by the challenge at Splitcoast called 'Inspiration Within'....be inspired by one of your own previously made cards.  Here is my card that inspired me and I wanted to play with my Bisters again of course.



So here's what I did.  Once again, I created the background using Bister (a paint medium) but in different colours.  This time, I covered the whole background by tapping the Bister all over my watercolour paper then spraying with water.  I just love watching the explosion of colour come to life.
When that was dry, I stamped the flowers from the Pretty Petals set from Penny Black with black Stazon.  (Don't forget to ink your stamp with Versamark first for easy clean-up).  Next, I had to figure out how to colour the flowers since they were stamped over a painted surface.  So first, I coloured the flowers with a white Signo pen to cover up the painted background then coloured over that using Copic markers.  It ended up giving a very unique! look to the flowers.  

I am adding my card to these challenges:

CASology- SPRING

Just Us Girls- SPRING

Time Out- CAS WITH YOUR OWN TWIST
(cas using Bister)

The Mixed Media- FLOWERS

Sister Act- ANYTHING GOES



Thanks again, for taking the time to visit.  I appreciate it so much.

Supplies:  stamp- Penny Black/ Bister/ Signo wh pen/ Copics/ Mini Mister

20 comments:

  1. These are gorgeous Karen especially the blue one - but that is only because blue is my favourite colour.

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  2. Gorgeous Karen! I love your work with the Bisters, beautiful version of the inspiration card. hugs :)

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  3. I love the backgrounds you created on those two cards. Very interesting and unique!!!

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  4. Awesome end result! Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

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  5. So pretty Karen. Love the Bister background.

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  6. Oh, what a beauty! I love the red version as well. You are doing magnificent things with the Bisters my friend!

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  7. I popped in to see how your Inspired Within project turned out and what a beautiful job you have done again. Loving all the cards I see with bisters. Now I see you have joined us over at Just us Girls. So glad you have because I love checking out your work. Thanks for sharing with us this week.

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  8. GORGEOUS!!! This is simply stunning! Love the way that crystal background looks.

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  9. Very pretty! Love your springy flowers and that wonderful background. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  10. Very pretty! Love your springy flowers and that wonderful background. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  11. This is really pretty. Love your background. Thanks so much for linking up at CASology this week.

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  12. Stunning card Karen. What colour of Bisters did you use. You are really making me want this product but it is really difficult to locate. I have been looking but do you know if it is here in Canada.

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  13. Amazing colours on this card Karen. Love seeing all your bister cards ... each one is so beautiful. Great idea to colour the flowers with white first. I know that Susan Bri just did a card and she used bleach to lighten the area before colouring ... both great ideas! Loll xx

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  14. This is stunning too Karen, you're very talented.

    Happy Easter sweetie!

    Maarit

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  15. Beautiful! I love how you did the flowers with the white gel pen and Copics. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

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  16. What an amazing technique, have never seen this done before. The effect is really amazing and love the colours you used. So very happy you joined us at TIME OUT!!

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  17. A great redo of your own card Karen - so pretty in the reds and darker colors - great background on this! Thanks for playing with us at the Mixed Media Card Challenge!

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  18. Beautiful. Both. You're such an artist, Karen. Thanks for joining us at the MMCC this month.

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  19. Love how you were inspired! Beautiful! Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

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  20. I like the all over Bisters. That is a fun mottled look.

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