Sunday, 11 November 2012

Bands of Colour

Good Sunday Morning....had a chance to make a card today.  The sun is shining and I feel motivated for a change...lol.  I wanted to play along with the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays; So Torn.  I wanted to keep my card clean and easy to mail so I got out my Distress inks...love em....tore up a piece of paper and used that to mask as I sponged the colours on to create the background.  I added the flowers and sentiment then sprinkled water over for a great interesting effect.
Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps; Purple Onion, The Cat's Pajamas/ Distress inks/ pop dots/ twine


21 comments:

JanR said...

This is gorgeous, Karen! What a great take on that challenge.

Ardyth said...

Gorgeous colours and great take on torn. I'm completely stumped!

Lee Ann Barrett said...

Amazing! This is so clever and creative, and for such a tough challenge! This is a winner in my book!

Laura Jane said...

Beautiful...love the dropplets of water..really adds dimention:)

Lin said...

This is a winner, Karen! Love your idea to use torn paper as a mask!

Carol L said...

Gorgeous!! I love the amazing color strips!

Hannelie said...

Awesome!

sandie said...

fab, colours are so cheery to go with your mood!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous Karen!

Susie said...

Love the colors and the droplets. So pretty!

Marlena M. said...

Wow, this is FANTASTIC!

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous card its brilliant.
luv
Debby

mypapercraftworld said...

The colours are perfect, and the silhouette flowers fantastic ... it's just gorgeous! Anita in France

Therese said...

Beautiful! Love all that gradient distress ink and the water splatter!

paperella said...

A torn border used as a mask? Pure genius! This card is stunning, Karen.
Thanks so much for playing with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Louise (Mamilou) said...

This is so beautiful Karen. What a neat idea!

Bethany S. said...

LOVE this so much! Amazing!

Brenda said...

This is breathtakingly gorgeous!

Maureen Morton said...

What a fun take on the challenge! Amazing colors and a marv design!

Lisa A. said...

OH my goodness...Karen, this was an amazing use of tearing!!!! I would never have thought of doing this, but wish I had...I love it!!! Wonderful colors and love the silhouetted flowers!! So glad you are a part of the CAS-ual Friday challenges:)!!

debs29blue said...

Wow, this is just stunning! I love those colours, so gorgeous!
Please may I be cheeky and ask what colours you used on the bands?
Have one or two distress inks but nothing like these!
Many thanks and hugs
Debs x