Sunday, 4 May 2014

Abstract


Just me and my embossing folders and Distress inks here today playing again.  I am looking at my embossing folders in a new way these days!  This was an easy one.  Inked the embossing folder with Distress inks- Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint; sprayed with water and pressed my paper into the wet ink.  I had masked the sides so the image was contained to the middle area.  When dry, I added the sentiment and doodled a border.  Mounted it onto the blue then pop dotted that onto the white card front.  

Adding my card to these challenges:

CAS-ual Fridays- THREES (see the dots)


Less is More- COLOUR CHALLENGE


Simon Says- ANYTHING GOES



Challenges 4 Everybody-ANYTHING GOES



Hope you weekend is going well. Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamp- Michaels dollar bin/ Distress inks/ Provo eb folder/ pop dots/ enamel dot/ blackline pen


27 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Fabulous! Just looks amazing, Jo x

Lin said...

A whole new world of possibilities with these folders! Love this, Karen!

Gibmiss said...

Hi Karen
Fabulous ... Must try this Technique all your cards are stunning... Do you need water colour paper?
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Krisha said...

Beautifully done!

Reusing with Quilling said...

Lovely card !!

Roxie said...

Great job with the LIM challenge, fantastic card!

thassos456 said...

Great card, love all about it :)

cheiron said...

Love the CAS style and colors on your card. Thanks for playing along with us this week in the Anything Goes Challenge on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Love the cool colours and the watercolour effect! So glad you joined us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Bobby said...

I've never seen that embossing folder but it sure does make a great card. I have to thank you again for highlighting this technique. I'm having a ball using my folders this way.

Chrissie said...

Tremendous card Karen, just love all that inkiness!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Susie said...

Truly awesome work.

Ellen said...

So beautiful!

Cathy said...

Fantastic effect Karen, gorgeous card, Cathy x

Craft-E-Place said...

Beautiful card. The effect is stunning.
Elaine

Angela Treasures said...

You are a early bird, thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody, would love you to visit my blog and be in the running for some delicious candy. Only 4 followers away before I make the draw.

Your entry in our challenge is fabulous, you are very creative. Thankyou for joining us.

Ange DT xxoo

http://angetreasures@blogspot.com.au

Beth said...

Oh wow, what a fabulous technique! I love the soft look it gives :-)

Beth xx

alexandra s.m. said...

such a cool cool card Karen!
Thank You~

Anne said...

Gorgeous colours Karen!
Thank you for joining the Less is More Challenge this week
Anne
LIM Designer

Shirley said...

Beautiful, Karen!! TFS how you did it! Love the colors and your embellishment too!

Lee-Anne said...

Love the hand drawn border, Karen! This is simply amazing!

Marianne said...

beautiful card Karen

Margaret said...

Love the card - clever use of an embossing folder. Margaret

Deepti said...

Well well well This is so stunning, I in love with this card, the colors and the balance is awesome. I ur new follower, can't miss on ur lovely creations :)

Andrea said...

Absolutely lovely.

Laura O'Donnell said...

this really came out great! with inking an embossing folder you never know what you're going to get :)

Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Quick & Easy! I love it.