Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Moment

Good Morning.
Today, a simple card with a simple message.
I have been so busy lately that I needed to take some time, a moment to pause and create.

I just picked up this great die from Memory Box and thought I would add it to a leftover inky background.
The background was done using Distress Oxides and the Splash Watercolour technique.
Love these colour blends and the DOX's are so easy to use to achieve this look.
I die cut the opening, glued the inked piece behind after stamping the word 'Moment' and then to add additional interest to the die cut, I pierced around the circle.  
The whole piece was pop dotted over a pale shade of blue cardstock.




Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Adding my card to these challenges:
 Little Red Wagon- LEFTOVERS
Craft Stamper Magazine- ANYTHING GOES STAMPED
Just Us Girls- WINDOW/PEEK A BOO
Ooh La La- DIE CUT


Supplies
Stamps- Nature Flowers (Art Journey)
Inks- Broken China, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans, Seedless Preserves DOX (TH)/
Tuxedo Black Memento
Paper- heavy white (local store)
Accessories and Tools- die- Memory Box Delphinium Circle/piercing tool/ Misti/ 
non-stick craft mat (Ranger)/ mister (TH)/ pop dots

29 comments:

Nancy said...

Taking some time to create is good for the soul and it sounds like it's just what you needed Karen. This card may be simple but it's very lovely! Thanks or being with us at Just Us Girls this week, and I hope things slow down for you soon.

Brawny said...

Fabulous card Karen x

Annie said...

This card looks SO pretty!

Daffodil Cards said...

Love the piercing you have done, a beautiful die and gorgeous background.
Faith
x

Mac Mable said...

Glorious splashed background with ever so pretty colours. The white die cut pops against it x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Beautiful card, fabulous background and die. Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

Susan said...

I have (and love) that die - you've created a beautiful background for it that depicts all the gorgeous colours of delphiniums.

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love it. Clean and simple but oh, so very gorgeous!

cuilliesocks said...

Beautifully designed card, fabulous colours, Kate x

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautifulllllllll Karen
Gr Karin

Lori said...

Your leftover inky background is gorgeous and a perfect backdrop for the die. Beautiful card!

Pat said...

This is a beautiful oxide backgroud Karen and the MB flowers look perfect with it. I love the piercing round the circle too, a lovely touch. x

JanR said...

Lovely card, Karen! I really like that die cut. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Bonnie said...

So pretty and serene! I'm glad you could take time to create and share with us!

aussie aNNie said...

Love your work Karen, I have a few cards to publish in a couple of days you will love one of them for the flower challenge...thanks to you, [should be on tomorrow]. have been sick with influenza so just getting back to a bit of normality.xx [aNNie]

Loll said...

Such a beautiful card, Karen. Always great when we can use some of our leftover stash to quickly create a card. Hope things settled down for you soon and it will be a calmer time. xx

papierelle said...

Beautiful!! Great!!

Heidi Stamps said...

Really beautiful background with the oxides! Fantastic card overall, Karen!
Thanks for sharing and have a great day!
~~Heidi @ My Little Stamping Blog

Bobby said...

This card gives off restful vibes, Karen. Everyone should take a moment.

Christine Alexander said...

Gorgeous background with your DOX inks and such a beautiful frame for your delphinium. The blue and white are stunning :)

MaryH said...

Wonderful DOX background, and looks perfect for this circle die. Your piercing trim is just so evenly spaced! Well done! It's a beautiful card. TFS

Dortesjs said...

beautiful, love the background much

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful card Karen, love the background and die cut!
Hugs, Sherry x
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

Viv said...

Wow Karen this is sooo very gorgeous!my fav colours of course too, just love it. I really must try this technique sometime ;) hugs Viv xx

Lisa Lara said...

Gorgeous Karen. I just love that frame.

Maxine D said...

WOW - how simply elegant and eye catching - and stunning card Karen
Blessings
Maxine

Marina said...

I love how the aperture makes this cas and focsses the interest on the beautiful blue background.

Elli p.´s Stempelvitrine said...

Hi Karen,
This is a wonderful artwork. Thank for your comment to my foxies.
Nice Day, Sabine

Janice said...

What a super stylish card, love it! Thanks for playing at OLL, Jx