Friday, 4 September 2015

STAMPlorations Sketch Challenge



Hello September.
This month, I have the pleasure of being a Guest Designer over at STAMPlorations.  The challenge this month is to create a card based on this sketch:


Of course I grabbed my blue inks and got to work.  
I began by inking up the back of my Gridlocked stencil with Salty Ocean Distress inks, sprayed with water and pressed it onto my watercolour paper.  When that was dry, I took a circle stencil that I have cut from a piece of acetate and using my Distress and Colourbox inks, stencilled the circles randomly over as per the sketch.
I stamped the flowers using my Misti and then added the sentiment from the lovely Noteworthy set that I have really used a lot.

Addicted to CAS- BLUE

Little Red Wagon- CLEAN and SIMPLE

CAS on Sunday- SPLASH
(sprayed lots of water on my stencil)

Virginia's View- GEOMETRIC PATTERNS


Hope you get a chance to come and play along with us!
Thanks again for your continued support and visits here to see what I have been up to.

Supplies:  stamps-STAMPlorations, Purple Onion/ stencil/ Memento and Distress inks/ mini mister/ black half pearls/ MISTI

20 comments:

  1. Popped over to have a closer look as I'm also GDT this month. Will now be following you Karen as I love your inky creations and how you create gorgeous CAS style cards with them. Thanks for the fabulous inspirations from another Karen x

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  2. Love the colour of this Karen and how you used the different stencils to create your background.
    So pleased to see you as our GD this month. :)

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  3. Congrats on being the guest designer Karen. Thanks for explaining another technique. Two months ago I was into Brushos and now I am loving stencils, some I have had for a long time. Love the card.

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  4. Congrats on your GDT place - you've certainly done them proud with your gorgeous card, Jo x

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the contrast between the criss cross "bricks" and the circle shapes.

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  6. Another stunner, I love your interpretation of the sketch and your sentiment.

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  7. Another beautiful card and so well done. Love it.

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  8. LOVE the stencil layers Karen! Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations as Guest Designer:)

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  9. More techniques to learn from you, Karen. Keep them coming. Your cards are magnificent!

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  10. That is SO cool, love the way you did the background,,,,Awesome :)

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  11. Love this Karen ... I really am in AWE of your stunning backgrounds. Where do you get your Penny Black Stamps (assuming Canada) - I have such a hard time finding a place where they have a large enough stock to chose from!

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  12. Love this Karen ... I really am in AWE of your stunning backgrounds. Where do you get your Penny Black Stamps (assuming Canada) - I have such a hard time finding a place where they have a large enough stock to chose from!

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  13. Just beautiful! You truly rock the CAS designs. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  14. Congrats on your well deserved Guest Designer spot, Karen! I really LOVE your card! Such a beautiful effect with your stencils and your flowers are the perfect touch! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

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  15. Beautiful card Karen! Your work is so inspiring.

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  16. Stunning card, Karen. I love the bright blue background! Thank you for joining us at CAS on Sunday. Luv, Wilma

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  17. Amazing card, Karen! Pinning it to remember. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Addicted to CAS! - Sweet Kobylkin

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