Sunday, 24 July 2016

Walk With Me

 Good Morning.
 Simple card today as I play with a stencil from Memory Box and my Distress inks.

I began by placing my stencil onto my card front and got out my Distress inks.
I stenciled the center area first using Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers, being sure to blend the colours together.  Then I used some Dusty Concord for the top area and some Vintage Photo for the earth tone at the bottom of my card.
  I removed the stencil, then using a paint brush and some grey ink, I painted some shadows on the trees to add some extra interest.
The sentiment was inked with black Memento ink and stamped using my MISTI.

 Adding my card to these challenges:

Fantasy Stampers- CLEAN AND SIMPLE

Sweet Stampin'- OUTDOORS

A Bit More Time To Craft- ANYTHING GOES




 Thanks again for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- IO/ stencil- Memory Box/ ink- Distress, Memento/ applicator tool/ MISTI/ paint brush




22 comments:

  1. I love how this turned out. Seriously pretty card!

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  2. WOW stunning card, Karen.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  3. Gorgeous serene scene Karen. I love your color choices, shading to add depth to your trees and beautiful sentiment. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  4. Gorgeous serene scene Karen. I love your color choices, shading to add depth to your trees and beautiful sentiment. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  5. This is so gorgeous in every way. I really love it!

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  6. Beautiful mix of colours Karen. And great job adding shading to the trees ... it really gives them a 3D look. xx

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  7. Wow, Karen, this is gorgeous and has such richness! I can't believe it's a stencil and that you've gotten so much depth with it! Amazing! And what a wonderful sentiment - so precious and so true! Hugs, my friend!

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  8. That is one, awesome stencil and what a fabulous sky you created with those colors, Karen! It's just beautiful!!

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  9. Looks fantastic Karen. Believe it or not I just got this stencil and was sitting just staring at it yesterday trying to work out just what I was going to do with it. So thanks for the much needed help xx

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  10. This is a stunning card Karen. Your attention to detail with the shading on the trees is fabulous. Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Fantasy Stampers.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  11. I love your card! Your color blending is fantastic and the color choices are terrific. I wish I had that stencil!! Thanks for joining us over at The Crafter's Café!!

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  12. This is fabulous. I love the shading you've done on the trees for that added oomph.

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  13. This is GORGEOUS, my friend! What a beautiful card!

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  14. Wow!! This card is absolutely gorgeous!!

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  15. This is stunning, love the beautiful blending and soft colours. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin. Cara DT

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  16. The trunks of the birches really stand out against the inky background.
    TFS at Fantasy Stampers. :)

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  17. It's a beautiful scene you have created with distress inks, and a perfect blend. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week :)

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  18. wunderschön, liebe karin....sehr gelungen finde ich deine karte und lieben dank für dein schauen bei mir...
    viele liebe grüsse...
    ruth..chen;-))

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  19. Wow, Karen--your work is always gorgeous, but this is stunning! I didn't know stencils could make a card like this! Also, a big thank you for noticing my OLS card--made my day!

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  20. I love birch trees and these do make me want to take a walk through them. They're so lovely, Karen.

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