Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Blue Skies- The Flower Challenge

Good Morning.

It's time for another card for 

http://theflowerchallenge.blogspot.ca/




You still have time to play along so come and check out the amazing cards and join us.

For my card, I began placing the flower stamp by Unity into my Misti, inked it up with Adirondack Currant ink and stamped.  I clear heat embossed the flowers then inked my background with Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers Distress inks.  For some reason, the embossed flowers ended up having a bit of a halo around them which I loved.
To add interest to my background, I laid a stencil from The Crafter's Workshop over my inked background and randomly sponged with water.  The water lifts the Distress inks which are 
water-based.  I also randomly stamped the text from Hero Arts over the background with Faded Jeans Distress ink.  
I stamped and white heat embossed the sentiment by Studio G then finally splattered with water and white acrylic paint.



Adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says Wed.- FOR A SPECIAL LADY/GIRL

 Crafty Cardmakers- FOR A SPECIAL WOMAN

CASology- FOLIAGE


Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps-Unity, HA, Studio G/ ink- Adirondack, Distress, Versamark/ wh acrylic paint/ stencil- TCW/ sponging tool/ white eb powder

22 comments:

  1. A beautiful card Karen. The background has a lovely misty look to it and I like the text you've stamped on it. Barbxx

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  2. The heat embossed silhouette flowers look fabulous over the very interesting and pretty background you have made Karen, and I love that colour of blue, and the white sentiment finishes it perfectly. x

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  3. So beautiful. I love the background for your pretty flowers!

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  4. You always make your cards with great backgrounds, Karen. This one looks great with the silhouetted flowers.

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  5. That sponged water stenciling makes for a great watery background. Great card.

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  6. I'm addicted to this style of yours! This turned out beautiful, Karen! You always add such interest to your fabulous backgrounds!

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  7. A really lovely card Karen

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers

    June/DT

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  8. I love all the depth in that background, Karen! I like the halo around the flowers too!

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  9. Beautiful layered background for your die cut wild flowers. TFS my friend. Hugs..

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  10. This is beautiful, Karen! You have such a talent for layering up backgrounds - just gorgeous!

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  11. Man you make such gorgeous cards Karen. I just love love love all your stamping.

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  12. So beautiful, the colors give a great contrast.

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  13. Wonderful colour and design great card

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  14. Another beautiful creation Karen, love the layers in your stamping. As always perfect

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  15. Another beauty here Karen, great stamping and use of colour too ;) hugs Viv xx

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  16. Gorgeous design Karen. Love all the layers of goodness! xx

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  17. SO many beautiful layers on this card, Karen! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  18. Love all the texture in the background Karen, and I too LOVE that halo around those currant coloured silhouettes! Very artsy! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  19. Oh my this is so beautiful Karen!
    Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  20. Love the silhouette flowers. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    Mary

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  21. A beautiful card and I love the depth you have created with the stamps and stencils. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers. Sally.x.

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  22. I LOVE ALL your cards, they are always so very lovely.
    Faith
    x

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