Wednesday 23 December 2015

Joyful Greetings

Well, the big day is almost here.
I have been super busy as I'm sure most of you are as well.  

Meet today's card.  I picked up a few new stamps and wanted to play with them.
I began by masking my white cardstock and grabbed my MISTI.  I inked the red berries first by coloring on them using Memento markers, sprayed with water and stamped.  I then inked the evergreens the same way and stamped them randomly around the edges to blend in with the berries. I also added some white details to the berries using a white gel pen.
When that was dry, I stamped the sentiment from MFT and sponged the edges with Peeled Paint Distress ink.  Lastly, to add more depth and interest, I inked the script stamp from Penny Black with Grey Memento ink, stamped off onto a piece of scrap paper and then onto my card front. 
 I then removed the masks and mounted onto a piece of red cardstock.

I am adding my card to these challenges:



Crafty Creations- ANYTHING GOES

Inspiration Destination- ANYTHING GOES 


Thanks for taking time out of you busy schedule to come by and take a look.
Hope you are almost ready for the big day!

Supplies:  stamps- MFT, Darkroom Door, Memory Box, Penny Black/ Distress ink/ Memento ink/ MISTI/ Memento markers/ TH white gel pen/ inking tool


Diane Jaquay said...

This is lovely, Karen! Merry Christmas to you and your family :)

Lee-Anne said...

Love all the colors on this beauty, Karen! Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas, my friend!

Lin said...

Such a lovely combination, Karen! Your design pulled me right in from my blogger dashboard. So glad, as I get to wish you the BEST Christmas!

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so gorgeous and I love the colors used on it. Merry Christmas to you too!

Bobby said...

Thanks for sharing the order of your stamping, Karen. It looks fabulous.

Gabby said...

Beautiful care, Karen! Love the evergreen and berries. The bkgrd looks terrific, too. Your art is so inspiring. Happy Christmas Eve! :)

Anke said...

Wonderful card, Karen.

Merry Christmas to you and your familiy.


Gabi MeWi said...

Oh...I love this card.
Merry Christmas Karen...

Mimi said...

Again, freaking awesome! This is so festive, bright, and cheery! Love it!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Karen, this is gorgeous, and I just love the colors! And what beautiful stamps! I wish you and your family and beautiful, blessed, and joyous Christmas, my friend! Warm hugs and love!

shirley-bee said...

Beautiful! I love all the depth you've achieved.