Sunday, 12 June 2016

Always There

 Morning.

I love this PB sentiment.  We all have those special friends that touch our lives in a wonderful way.
This card is going out to some very special friends of ours.

I began by masking the edges of my card using Painter's Tape then placed my paper into my MISTI.  I colored the flowers called Bejeweled from Penny Black with Memento markers, sprayed with water and stamped.  I repeated that process, adding darker shades of colour to the flowers.
When that was dry, I masked around the flower centers and splattered on some black acrylic paint...love how that just brought the flowers to life.
I randomly stenciled on the background with drywall tape using Spun Sugar Distress ink and rubbed the masked edges with it a bit too.  I stamped the Letter Background script from PB in the bkg using Grey Memento ink to add some depth then stamped the sentiment from the Treasured Sentiment set.





Adding my card to these challenges:



Craft Stamper- LET'S GET INKY

Crafting With Friends- ANYTHING GOES


Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks for stopping in.

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ ink- Memento, Distress/ acrylic paint/ brush/ drywall tape/ Painter's Tape/ Memento Markers/ MISTI/ Mini Mister

22 comments:

  1. I am in awe of your work Karen, ALWAYS!
    This is so beautiful, love every single detail!

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  2. my jaw is on the floor Karen!

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  3. Oh, Karen, you know how much I LOVE your art, but this one has leaped from the page! Wow! I love the colors and your background and beautiful sentiment! Wow again! You are an amazing artist, my friend! Big hugs!

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  4. I love this. I adore the colors you chose and what a great image. I think I need to shop at Penny Black now. I am loving all the cool things you use on your cards.

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  5. All your cards are fabulous but I hope you won't mind my saying that to me, this is one of your best ever pieces! Amazing work, Jo x

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  6. love the sentiment and the beautiful watercolor-look - thanks for sharing your project at Addicted to Stamps and More

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  7. Beautiful, dreamy and a perfect water colour look. Thanks for sharing at ATCAS this week.

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  8. Love every single detail of your beautiful and thoughtful card, Karen. You created such wonderful depth with your stenciled and stamped layers. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  9. What a beautiful card, Karen, mf!

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  10. Oh, Karen! Your techniques are amazing. So soft, delicate and lovely. Thanks for explaining how you put these masterpieces together! Hugs, de

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  11. Wow Karen your card looks amazing, great colours and image !! I just love it!!

    Have fun!!
    Maria

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  12. Wonderful card, great background and I love the sentiment.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  13. Wow ... am loving your combination of watercolour spritzed flowers, stenciling and splattering. Those black splatters really do add something special to the flowers. Beautiful card Karen! xx

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  14. Wow Karen this is so beautiful those flowers and background look wonderful
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  15. This is such a work of art Karen. I just love all the layers that make this magical.

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  16. What, no blue? LOL This is so gorgeous, Karen. Drywall tape for a stencil and script stamp behind those beautiful flowers. As I said - it's gorgeous!

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  17. Marvelous card. Stunning. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT Crafting With Friends
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  18. Gorgeous card, as always Karen! thanks for joining us at ATCAS!

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  19. This is gorgeous .... I love the colours and the script in the background, and those flowers are simply stunning. Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

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  20. Sigh. This is my new favourite KD card, mf! I love the balance and depth you've achieved with the soft stencilling, the background text, the beautifully coloured flowers and leaves, and the foreground sentiment. And the black splatters - perfect! Oh, and thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper! :)

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