Friday, 4 September 2015

STAMPlorations Sketch Challenge



Hello September.
This month, I have the pleasure of being a Guest Designer over at STAMPlorations.  The challenge this month is to create a card based on this sketch:


Of course I grabbed my blue inks and got to work.  
I began by inking up the back of my Gridlocked stencil with Salty Ocean Distress inks, sprayed with water and pressed it onto my watercolour paper.  When that was dry, I took a circle stencil that I have cut from a piece of acetate and using my Distress and Colourbox inks, stencilled the circles randomly over as per the sketch.
I stamped the flowers using my Misti and then added the sentiment from the lovely Noteworthy set that I have really used a lot.

Addicted to CAS- BLUE

Little Red Wagon- CLEAN and SIMPLE

CAS on Sunday- SPLASH
(sprayed lots of water on my stencil)

Virginia's View- GEOMETRIC PATTERNS


Hope you get a chance to come and play along with us!
Thanks again for your continued support and visits here to see what I have been up to.

Supplies:  stamps-STAMPlorations, Purple Onion/ stencil/ Memento and Distress inks/ mini mister/ black half pearls/ MISTI

20 comments:

Karen Petitt said...

Popped over to have a closer look as I'm also GDT this month. Will now be following you Karen as I love your inky creations and how you create gorgeous CAS style cards with them. Thanks for the fabulous inspirations from another Karen x

Julie B said...

Love the colour of this Karen and how you used the different stencils to create your background.
So pleased to see you as our GD this month. :)

OH Babs said...

Congrats on being the guest designer Karen. Thanks for explaining another technique. Two months ago I was into Brushos and now I am loving stencils, some I have had for a long time. Love the card.

Dotty Jo x said...

Congrats on your GDT place - you've certainly done them proud with your gorgeous card, Jo x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the contrast between the criss cross "bricks" and the circle shapes.

Faith A said...

Another stunner, I love your interpretation of the sketch and your sentiment.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Another beautiful card and so well done. Love it.

LauraJane:) said...

LOVE the stencil layers Karen! Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations as Guest Designer:)

Lee Ann Barrett said...

This is gorgeous, Karen!

Bobby said...

More techniques to learn from you, Karen. Keep them coming. Your cards are magnificent!

VanessaB said...

Wow. That is gorgeous :)

Davi said...

That is SO cool, love the way you did the background,,,,Awesome :)

A Place for Kia said...

Love this Karen ... I really am in AWE of your stunning backgrounds. Where do you get your Penny Black Stamps (assuming Canada) - I have such a hard time finding a place where they have a large enough stock to chose from!

A Place for Kia said...

Love this Karen ... I really am in AWE of your stunning backgrounds. Where do you get your Penny Black Stamps (assuming Canada) - I have such a hard time finding a place where they have a large enough stock to chose from!

Joanne said...

Just beautiful! You truly rock the CAS designs. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
Joanne xo

Barb Ghig said...

Congrats on your well deserved Guest Designer spot, Karen! I really LOVE your card! Such a beautiful effect with your stencils and your flowers are the perfect touch! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

Carolyn Wolff said...

Beautiful card Karen! Your work is so inspiring.

Zw@@n said...

Stunning card, Karen. I love the bright blue background! Thank you for joining us at CAS on Sunday. Luv, Wilma

Deepti said...

This looks awesome :)

Ksenija Rizova said...

Amazing card, Karen! Pinning it to remember. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Addicted to CAS! - Sweet Kobylkin