Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Saying Hi!

Morning.  This month I am the guest designer at the Addicted to CAS Challenge blog so I wanted to make another card for the 'TRANSPORT' code word challenge.
I began my card by applying Gesso over a stencil.  When dry, I rubbed Distress ink (Ocean Blue and Peacock Feathers) over the gesso being sure to keep the darker ink close to the top and fading the lighter out at the bottom.  I then took a baby wipe and rubbed over all of it to blend the gesso with the ink for a more 'cloudy' look.  
Isn't that little guy just the cutest!  I stamped him with Memento black then coloured with Copics and cut him out so I could pop dot him over the bkg.  Added the sentiment to the faded blue area.  


Also adding my card to there challenges:

Simon Says- STENCIL


Artistic Inspirations- ANYTHING GOES/SUMMER FUN


Eureka Stamps- FRIENDS


Love to Create- ANYTHING GOES

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- The Cat's Pajamas/ Gesso/ stencil-Tim Holtz/ Copic markers/ pop dots/ Distress ink

14 comments:

  1. That's a form of transport, alright! Your card made me smile, Karen, and love your signature blues! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  2. Love this card - the background is amazing!

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  3. Adorable ... and what a great way to be transported!! :) LOVE the background ... haven't tried using gesso yet, but it's on my "to-do" list :) Loll xx

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  4. How fun is this one Karen, pretty background and the fun cut out image made me smile :)

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  5. Such a lovely CAS card. Gorgeous background.
    Thanks for joining our challenge at Love to Create.

    Kitty
    LTC DT

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  6. Karen, I love this! :) The background is awesome and that bunny just too funny! ... :) Hey, that even rhymes... :)
    Have an awesome day!

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  7. Perfect! What an adorable image Karen - love your gessoed background, must give that a go.

    Karen x

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  8. Gorgeous card! Love the background you created for the fun image! Thank you for joining our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

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  9. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations. Louise x

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  10. Your card is so cute and what a fun image. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Friends Challenge." Come back to join us again and good luck.
    Karal Eureka Stamps DT

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  11. Super card.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create.

    Susan

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  12. Thanks for the technique. Yes, the image is darling. Did I miss where you said where the image came from? I'm interested. Thank you. celyinscatcharterdotnet

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