Saturday 22 August 2020

Sending You Peace

Happy Saturday
Another clean and simple card for the holidays.
I was inspired after checking out the IC Challenge today at Splitcoast and found this pin from the inspiration Pinterest Board of these vintage ornaments.

So here is what I did to create my card.
  • I began with a piece of heavy white cardstock, my Misti, Deco Foil Stencil Pat, inks and some small sponge dabbers.
  • I laid down the Stencil Pal and using Distress Oxide inks, I inked the lines on my card panel going in a diagonal fashion.  Super simple. The Distress Oxide colours I used were Shaded Lilac, Cracked Pistachio, Mustard Seed, Abandoned Coral, Broken China and Picked Raspberry.
  • Next, I placed the piece into my Misti and inked up the snowflake with some Versafine Clair and pressed onto my inked panel.
  • I splattered the panel using my black Posca pen to add interest.  I just remove the cap and tap with a ruler over the whole piece.
  • I stamped the sentiment from Impression Obsession on a separate piece of  white cardstock and clear heat embossed it.  I mounted that onto a piece of black and pop dotted it over the bottom of the panel
  • I glued the finished panel onto some black and then onto a heavy white card base.

For those who have asked what a Deco Stencil Pat is, here is a picture of what it looks like:

It is a great tool for applying Gesso, Texture paste etc. through a stencil to get a nice smooth application.  One edge is flat, so that's what I used.  
Hope that helps.

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Adding my card to these challenges:
Love to Craft- ANYTHING GOES
The Crafters Cafe- DOTS AND OR STRIPES

Stamps- Warm Wishes Snowflake (Colorado Stamp); Peace (Impression Obsession)
Inks- Versafine Clair; Distress Oxides
Paper- heavy white (Scribes Nook)
Accessories and Tools- Misti; clear eb powder; Stencil Pal; heat tool; pop dots; Posca pen; ink dabbers (Dollar store)


Jinny said...

Fantastic card, Karen! Great colors and the bold black snowflake looks really impressive. Thank you for joining us at the Crafter's Cafe and hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Jinny

Anonymous said...

Stencil PAL. That is what I was thinking you meant! But was not positive since you were calling it a stencil pat!

Claire (Mrs H) said...

Gorgous card, a very clever design
Claire Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Pat said...

I love the look of the lines of colour at an angle crossing one another and making a secondary colour where that is happening. The black silhouette snowflake is a beauty and looks great finished with a simple sentiment. A really interesting design Karen. x

cass said...

Great card and a wonderful idea for our challenge.

Jules said...

Another fabulous card Karen.

You always make the most amazing backgrounds for your cards.

Hope you are having a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely beautiful Karen, love the background, Kate x

Christine Alexander said...

such a beautiful snowflake Karen and I love the non traditional colours :)

nancy littrell said...

Hurray...I have been trying to get the Stencil Pal and Posco white and black pens for quite awhile (because of you), but have been out of stock. I just ordered both from Amazon and will be here in a few days:-) TFS your Stunning stenciled snowflake with the beautiful background and black splatters:-) Also thank you for always sharing your steps and tips, my friend. Love and Hugs...Nancy

Loll said...

LOVE rainbow cards and this is AMAZING! So very artsy Karen. What a great background to show of your beautiful, large snowflake. xx

Julia Sandvoss said...

Thanks so much for the shout-out about our Stencil Pal! Love the card!!

Diana Soling said...

Love, love, love this card. Between the layers and the colors coming from behind the snowflake it's stunning! Thanks for joining us at Crafter's Cafe Challenge!

Mac Mable said...

Such a contemporary card and again loving that oversized snowflake and the glorious and beautiful background x.

Aimeslee Winans said...

Hi Karen! Hope your first day back at work went well! Now, with my DT hat on, I love your card, the snowflake stamped in black makes it pop with your rainbow stripes. Very graphical and eye-catching! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Love to Craft Challenge #49! XXO, Aimeslee DT

stempelfrida said...

Such a strong and radiating card that you made!
Thank you very much for joining us at the bastel-traum Challenge.
Hugs and good luck from
DT bastel-traum challenge