Saturday, 21 January 2017

Valentine

Happy Saturday!!

Meet today's simple card.  I don't make a lot of Valentines but wanted to play with the new sentiment set from Penny Black called Friendship and Love.  I just love the curly font!

I just recently got some new alcohol inks and wanted to try them on Yupo paper to see what I could come up with.  Yupo paper is a synthetic paper with a unique surface that many different mediums can be applied to with unusual results everytime.  
I dropped the inks on the Yupo, then placed a piece of plastic wrap over the piece and set aside overnight.  When I removed the wrap, it revealed this gorgeous piece of inked paper.  The rich colours are amazing.  I fussy cut out the heart then placed it over the scored card lines.  I made those by using my Scorbug and my ScorPal.  





Adding my card to these challenges:

Craft Stamper Magazine- ANYTHING GOES

Crafty Gals Corner- ADD A HEART

Stampin Royalty- VALENTINE

Brown Sugar- ANYTHING GOES

Penny Black and More- ANYTHING GOES

Have a great weekend and a big thanks for coming to take a look!

 Check out my friend Loll Thompson's video for more inspiration.

Supplies:  stamp- PB/ ink- Memento, Alcohol Pinata/ Scorbug/ Scorbug/ Misti/ plastic wrap/ pop dots

35 comments:

  1. Karen, the colours are gorgeous, love the saran wrap effect.

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  2. Love this and love using saran wrap over the years with stunning effects!

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  3. This is so beautiful. I love those rich colors too! Awesome design pattern as well.

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  4. Omg it came amazing! The colors are gorgeous. I so want to try this out. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  5. This is really beautiful Karen. Love the deep mix of colours and the design from the cling wrap. xx

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  6. Gorgeous results Karen from your AI's and plastic wrap. Your rich colors on your heart are stunning. Love your pretty new sentiment too. TFS my friend. BTW, which AI colors did you use?

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  7. Stunning colours, Karen - such a wonderful rich effect. Your scoring gives a great simple extra interest and texture.

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  8. Such an amazing result with the alcohol inks. Unique and different every time x Love the embossed background and the sentiment...clever idea x

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  9. That heart is beautiful! Fab technique - gorgeous card! xxx

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  10. WOW! This is gorgeous, Karen! The plastic wrap made such a pretty pattern with those rich colors! Love the score lines and the sentiment too! They go perfectly with the sentiment!

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  11. Love, love, love this, Karen. The mix of colors and the added texture of the wrap are just gorgeous.

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  12. Ohh my goodness Karen, I dont know what colours you used for this heart but it is stunning, so rich, just beautiful. You nailed it here perfect card.

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  13. Wow! what amazing colours! This is so stunning Karen, love the embossed lines too, Cathy x

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  14. such a pretty plastic heart on a lovely CAS card. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more!
    linda

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  15. Unbelievably beautiful colors with the Pinatas! Just got mine yesterday. Thank you for the reminder about the plastic wrap too! I can't seem to leave these alone.

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  16. Beautiful! Would love to know which colors you used. I've gone through a giant roll of plastic wrap since I started playing with it with my various inks and sprays. Unwrapping them is always a fun surprise!

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  17. This is dramatic and gorgeous! I bought two pads of Yupo and haven't tried it yet. Alcohol inks used to be my favorite medium, but I haven't used them for more than a year, I think. I will certainly try this! (I used this technique with ink sprays...but only during the summer when I could dry them quickly in the sun.)

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  18. Jaw on the floor stunning Karen girl.

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  19. just love the colours! You sure know how to make the heart take centre stage with your placement and background effects!

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  20. This is gorgeous! Love the effect with the plastic wrap. Maybe I finally will try my Yupo paper. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  21. Beautiful. haven't heart of Yupo paper. Thanks!

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  22. What a spectacular effect you have achieved with the plastic wrap! Love it! Fabulous card!

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  23. I love using alcohol inks on Yupo paper! I even have two of my granddaughters hooked on it! This is a technique using the plastic wrap that I haven't heard of. Gotta try it!

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  24. Wow! That heart is gorgeous! Love it against all of the white and the embossing adds a great touch.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Add a Heart challenge.

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  25. I LOVE THIS!!! It is beautiful!!! Where did you get the YUPO paper? My email is ibgranny.c3@gmail.com

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  26. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for sharing over at Penny Black and more;-))m

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  27. Alcohol inks and yupo are a wonderful combination Karen and I love the strong colours you have got with that pattern using cling film and the little added white heart looks so sweet and pretty, and the scored dashes and elegant sentiment in the background work beautifully. A gorgeous card. x

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  28. Stunning thanks for entering the Craft Stamping Challenge Good Luck and Hope to see you again soon xxx

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  29. LOVE your entry for the challenge of the TIMI challenge! Thank you for playing along!!
    XXX Ellie Knol xxx

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  30. What a beautiful , warm coloured heart I just love it!!!

    Have fun!!
    Maria

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  31. What a wonderful look placing the plastic wrap over the inks! your heart is gorgeous Karen!

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