Sunday 29 March 2020

Miss You

Good Morning
Isolation and having some free time has inspired my card making again.
So here is another card I made using some leftover acrylic paint that were sitting on my mat.

Like I have mentioned in previous posts, I hate to waste ink and paint.  So after I was finished making this card, I had ink left over on my palette and mat.  I didn't want it to go to waste, so I grabbed a credit card, picked up the ink with it and spread it randomly over my card front.  If you find that the paint is beginning to dry a bit, just give it a spray of water and you will be good to go.  With ink still on my mat, I picked up a small plastic cup and rolled the rim in the wet paint and pressed that over the inked background to add the circles for interest.  
When the ink was dry, which took no time at all as it is spread so thin, I placed the piece into my Misti and stamped the flowers from Magenta and the sentiment from Penny Black.

I simply mounted it onto a piece of heavy white cardstock, then onto a white card base.

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Adding my card to these challenges:
Little Red Wagon- LEFTOVERS
Simon Says Wed.- ANYTHING GOES

Stamps- Wildflowers (Magenta); Sentiment (Penny Black)
Inks- Versafine; Vicki Boutin Acrylic paint
Paper- heavy white (Scribes Nook)
Accessories and Tools- Misti (My Sweet Petunia); plastic cup; credit card


Susan said...

Great use of your leftover paint - and a beautiful blend of colours. Love the wildflowers stamped on top, and such an appropriate sentiment for these times.

marilyn said...

Absolutely love this piece! The colors are so springlike, happy and whimsical..just made me smile. Seems sometimes you don't don't to plan out a card...just go with all the leftovers and voila...a masterpiece! Interesting to see someone still using Magenta stamps...I'm sure I still have some, but no one seems to mention them anymore...

Thank you...

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wow! I love the colors in that background. Great use of leftover paint. Wonderful sentiment too.

cuilliesocks said...

Love these colours and design, and a lovely sentiment too considering the times we are in at the moment, it's a fabulous card, keep safe Kate x, Kate x x

Imke said...

Another amazing background and card, Karen !

Thanks for joining us @ Little Red Wagon this week.


Glennis F said...

Great way to use the leftover paint, and love how you have added the circles

Mac Mable said...

You are great Karen at using the leftover paints and thank you for the tip about re-wetting the paint/ink if you need too x. Great colours and a fun idea to use a plastic cup for the circles. Artsy and wonderful card x.

Bonnie said...

This is the best of all, Karen! Love the circles! Leftovers make the best meals and cards with a little imagination! I'm thankful we don't have to isolate from our crafty friends!

Pat said...

How great Karen and love the colours and using the leftovers is terrific, and the silhouette Magenta Wildflowers go beautifully. x

aussie aNNie said...

Great colours and inky page Karen, the additional leftovers sure make a great card...Love the one below this post too with the black butterlies.x

Christine Alexander said...

Beautiful Karen I love the soft colours when you mopped up, perfect for your silhouette stamp. The addition of the circles and the swipes of the card are so artsy.
Stay safe and enjoy the extra crafting time

kiwimeskreations said...

Love, love, love this exquisite background Karen - the colours are so pretty, and the circles are the perfect finish
Stay safe

Conny said...

So wonderful! And I love your background - it`s fantastic!


Jeanne H said...

Your design and card are just wonderful. thanks so much for sharing it. Love the colors too.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I LOVE the colours on this card Karen, your design is so pretty and again ingenious.
Keep safe and well
Faith x

Debbie Mageed said...

Very pretty card in spring colors! Thank you for playing with us at the Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge and hope you can join us again soon.

Darlene said...

Oh Karen this is awesome! LOVE that background! Great job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Please stop in for a visit!

Vickie Y said...

Beautifully designed card! Thank you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Loll said...

LOVE how you've created your background Karen. The colours are fantastic together. A very uplifting card! xx