Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Celebrating Friendship

Morning
Meet today's card.  A simple card I made using stamps from Penny Black and a piercing tool.

Penny Black has come out with some fabulous floral images that I love to colour with my markers to get a watercolour look.  This one is called Passionate.  
So I began by cutting a circle mask with a Spellbinder die and my trusty Cuttlebug.  Next, I positioned my stamp inside my MISTI, coloured with markers, sprayed with water and stamped.  I repeated that process, adding darker shades of the purples.  Leaving the mask in place, I sponged on some Distress inks to define the stamped area. 
The sentiment was stamped using Memento black ink and is from the great Sentiment Collection set.
Lastly, I pierced around the outline of the circle.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Seize the Birthday- COLOURING

Creative Card Crew- ANYTHING GOES

Cuttlebug Mania- MAY FLOWERS

Everybody Art- FLOWERS

Thanks so very much for all the times you come to visit.  I do truly appreciate all you comments and emails.  I do try my best to get back to all of you but please know that if I don't get back to you right away, it is due to lack of time.  I am a home daycare provider with a house filled with little people and much activity.  I am often knee deep in crafts, planning, meals or just going through my busy days caring for all my little ones.  It really keeps me hopping!

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ MISTI/ Cuttlebug/ Spellbinder die/ Memento markers/ Mini mister/ piercing tool/ applicator tool

15 comments:

  1. Karen, this is gorgeous, and the soft colors of your flowers are amazing! I love the design and really LOVE your piercing! Hugs!

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  3. Really stunning. Gorgeous colors too! And, what a great sentiment again. Just love everything about this card.

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  4. Beautiful card Karen the image is exquisite I love the sentiment and the pin dots, brilliant creation
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  5. Beautiful card, love the design, the flowers really pop with all the white space. Thank you for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  6. What a lovely card. Love the purples today. Love to follow your blog!

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  7. Karen, when am I going to be able to create CAS like you do? This looks like framed artwork. Lovely and serene - and the flowers get all their due attention. Beautiful! hugs, de

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  8. Wonderful card Karen! And your design and colouring are just fabulous.

    I like that you used a die cut as a mask to qualify for our challenge :)

    Thank you for joining in with Cuttlebug Mania.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Beautiful flowers, wonderful design!

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  10. Such a gorgeous creation Karen. I love your light effect with your sponging.

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  11. Fabulous masking and gorgeous colouring. Well done Karen. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

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  12. Thank you for your visit to my blog.....on viewing your wonderful creations I have to say this leapt at me, love the design and colours and especially how you have stamped the sentiment, partly over the image...it works so well.

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  13. Gorgeous! I'm really liking these florals from PB and you sure do show them off so well.

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