Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Moonlight


It's April 1st and the promise of Spring is right around the corner.  My card was created for the CAS challenge at Splitcoast yesterday- shades of blue.  I was in. 
I started by rubbing on 4 shades of blue Distress inks; Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers, Faded Jeans and Broken China.  Next I sprayed my flower stamp with water and stamped onto the blue.  Since Distress inks are water based, the water lifts off the ink leaving behind a ghost image.  I love the soft look of the image.  I splattered some water on the card front too and added the buttons for interest.

Adding my card to these challenges:
Seize the Birthday- BUTTONS and RHINESTONES
Simon Says- BUTTONS


Thanks so very much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies- stamps; Unity/ Distress inks/ buttons/ mini mister

12 comments:

Lin said...

Beautiful, Karen - love your blue cards!!

Susie Wittwer said...

This is gorgeous Karen. I love how you've blended those blue inks!
I don't think I've seen this technique before...stamping with water onto the inks. Now I'll have to try it!
Thank you for joining us at Seize The Birthday. :)

Petti said...

Very pretty!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Karen, so very pretty.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Mandy xx

Sharyn Polesel said...

Beautiful, soft image! I love the gorgeous blues! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

Susanne Vargas said...

Love that soft look and those colors!

Julie said...

Very pretty colours and I love the soft look you created. Lovely card.

Lee-Anne said...

Love your mix of colors on this beauty, Karen! The water stamping is simply gorgeous!

Emily Leiphart said...

So soft and serene, Karen! I love this!

Davi said...

So beautiful Karen, it looks to me like a deep underwater place with a cool plant floating among the bubbles :)

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I did not know that about distress inks and I love that you stamped this with water. It is such a neat technique and gives a nice outcome. So fun!

Theresa said...

This is SO beautiful it is almost mesmerizing!