Tuesday, 4 June 2013

A Little Hello


I have to say I was sad to see the tulips in my garden go.  They have such a regal presence in the garden and seeing them in bloom confirms that Spring is here.  I created my card for the CAS challenge at Splitcoast; to use your piercing tool and for the Simon Says Stamp challenge; anything goes.  I began by masking the oval and sponging on Distress ink in blues.  I then stamped the tulips from Penny Black and coloured them using Copic Markers.  Added the sentiment then the piercing.  I like how the piercing adds a frame to the sponged area.  
Have a great week and thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  stamps; Penny Black/ Copic markers/ piercing tool/ twine



12 comments:

  1. I love the colours of your card Karen and the piercing sets it off beautifully. Thanks so much for visiting and commenting on my blog - much appreciated. Happy crafting.

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  2. Thanks for the complement on my card by Simon says stamp challenges! Think that your card is a beauty!

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  3. I'm so glad you left a comment on my blog because I have now found yours. I love your CAS style, this card is beautiful.
    Pauline
    x

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  4. Hi,Karen. Fantastic card, love the inking and beautifully colored flowers. Thank you for leaving sweet comment on my blog. :-)

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  5. Beautiful card, Karen! I love the tulips, too! That stamp set is one I have on my wish list - the flowers are so pretty.

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  6. A beautiful card. I love the use of piercing to make a frame for the tulips. Great colouring.
    This coming weekend I am planting out my tulip bulbs. While your tulips are finishing flowering, mine are about to start growing - a neat circle.
    Thank you for your kind comments on my blog

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  7. Beautiful card. Gorgeous colours and I like the way that the sentiment comes out of the oval.
    Caroline xxx

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  8. Such vibrant coloring on those gorgeous flowers Bridget! Fantastic card!

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  9. Beautiful card Karen, love the piercing and the sponged bg is perfect for your tulips. Thankyou for visiting too :) Cathy

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  10. Stunning Karen. So simple and the colors are real bright - they sure stand out on the white background.

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  11. Beautiful and love the image,we have loads of tulips in the garden but been a poor show this year and now gone for another year
    carol x

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