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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hey Friend

I had some free time this weekend and decided to try a few new techniques.  I played with my distress inks again,  I really love the look of watercoloring and wanted to try a new to me technique I've seen.  For this card I stuck to just one colour for now - I inked up the solid stamp and spritzed water on it before stamping on the paper.  I didn't use watercolour paper and it turned out fine.  After it dried I stamped the detailed stamp in archival ink over top - Versafine Onyx Black.  LOVE this ink, it's so crisp and clear.  After all was dry, I brushed over the flowers with my Clear Wink of Stella pen.

I'm very pleased with how this turned out, love the pink ink with the black.  I'm also loving the cardstock, it's Bazzill Marshmallow.  It coordinates perfectly with the My Mind's Eye Now and Then Mildred papers.  I finally got to play with these Mama Elephant Femme Frames dies too!!

I am entering this in CASology Week 130 - Friend 

Simon Says Stamp June 2014 card kit items:
Simon Says Stamp Favorite Flowers Stamp, MME Now and Then Mildred 6x6 paper and Enamel Dots, Bazzill Marshmallow cs

Additional Items:
Mama Elephant Femme Frames die set, Simon Says Stamp Thinking of You stamp set (from the February 2014 card kit), Wink of Stella clear, Worn Lipstick Distress ink, Versafine Onyx Black ink


Ardyth said...

Love how you've matched the swoopy sentiment to the thin, swoopy stems! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

Gillian R said...

This is gorgeous, I love those flowers. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous Caroline!

Tracy said...

Such a pretty card :)
I love the technique you used…turned out beautifully.

Bananastamper said...

So fun! Love the stitched frame and the fun technique.

Donna said...

Gorgeous! Love the simplicity of this card and the scalloped mat in the background.

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