Monday, 8 May 2017

Best wishes

This weekend, I managed to squeeze in a little crafty time to create a card for a couple of fun challenges, using some NBUS PTI supplies.


I created a background wash using some yellow W&N watercolour paints, and then created splatters using Payne's grey. I die cut the Splits: Best Wishes from both wc cardstock and vellum, stamped the image in Slate grey pigment ink (Studio Calico) and heat embossed in clear. I wasn't sure which of the two I was going to use, but in the end I decided to use them both, layering the vellum on top of the cs version. Before I did, I splattered some Payne's grey onto the cardstock version and added a touch of grey using a grey Copic marker. I heat embossed the sentiment in Liquid Platinum onto the vellum piece. I swiped my Slate grey ink pad across the edge of my base panel before adhering my watercolour panel using extra strong double sided tape.

Challenges:

PTI Make it Monday - Watercolour wash background

LIM - #327 Yellow and grey


CAS Mix Up - May (stamps + splattering +
watercolouring, heat embossing, die cutting, vellum)


Seize the Birthday - Anything goes


ATSM - #240 Photo inspiration







14 comments:

  1. Lovely CAS card, the pastel tones truly add a soft ambiance with just enough splatters :D
    Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

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  2. This is so pretty! I love the soft yellow background and elegant die cuts over the top. Perfect splattering, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at ATSM, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  4. The soft gray is so pretty with the yellow wash, Marianne! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  5. Hi Marianne. The vellum layer adds a dreamy look to your pretty flowers and sentiment. Love the splatters! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  6. What a cute, pretty, artsy CAS card! I love the loose circle you used to ground your stamped image. Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

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  7. Loving the soft colour tones Marianne, the grey against the yellow works really well and not as harsh as black.

    Hope you and hubby are OK.

    B x

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  8. This is so lovely! I really love yellow and gray together! CAS perfection!

    Thank you for joining us at Seize The Birthday :)

    Patti

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  9. What a great design to fit perfectly in all these challenges, Marianne! It's a beautiful card!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Lovely card - and it's always great to see what a few splatters can do!

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  11. Very pretty!Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

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  12. Love the Splits on the vellum Marianne, the yellow watercoloring and pretty splatter! thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up challenge! Julia xx

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