Sunday, 24 April 2016

Live in the Moment

I'm calling today's card 'Live in the Moment'.
 I think sometimes I get so busy, I just need to pause for a minute and enjoy the moment.

 I just love this sentiment from Serendipity and wanted to make it the main feature of my card today.  I love sentiments stamps and the script on this one is so pretty.
I began by coloring onto my long acrylic block with Memento Markers, sprayed with water and pressed onto my paper.  I repeated that process a few times....such a great technique to make a quick and easy card.
Next, I inked up the tape measure stamp that you can see faintly in the background, stamped off, then onto my paper to give some more depth to the colored strip.
Lastly, I inked up the sentiment with black Memento ink and stamped it into the bottom right hand corner of my card.   

I am adding my card to these challenges:


A Beautiful Mess- ANYTHING GOES

Crafting With Friends- ANYTHING GOES

Just Add Ink- JUST ADD 'M'
(moment, markers)



Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Serendipity, Hero Arts/ acrylic block/ Memento bl ink/ Memento markers/ Mini Mister

17 comments:

  1. A beautiful and colorful background to showcase that wonderful sentiment.

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  2. Impressive design Karen!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  3. Beautiful,,,I love the sentiment!!

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  4. This is gorgeous Karen! The effect of the markers and your acrylic block is fantastic and I love your beautiful sentiment too. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week :-)

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  5. A Great sentiment shown off beautifully.
    Faith
    x

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  6. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT Crafting With Friends
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

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  7. Love your acrylic block watercolored background for your Wonderful sentiment Karen. We have been friends a long time on SCS and from the beginning you have had the most wonderful sentiments. Now your watercolored backgrounds are so artistic :-) TFS and inspiring all of us my friend with your new beauty. Hugs, Nancy

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  8. Your acrylic block background is so pretty. The faint tape stamp adds some fun. Fantastic sentiment. xx

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  9. Such a lovely background it works beautifully with your sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  10. Lovely CAS card - I really like the effect you have with the tape measure - it's so subtle but effective. Chantell JAI

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  11. What a fantastic effect you got with the markers and clear block! I love the subtle measuring tape (another M!) over the top. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

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  12. A beautiful way to give some good advice! I think we all need to take that advice. I know I do!

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  13. Loved your take on the word RAIN. Beautiful card. Loved the sentiment. thanks for joining us at ATCAS!!

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  14. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Crafting in a beautiful mess challenge 1, Hazel, DT x

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  15. Hi Karen, another beauty. I love your colours and that certainly is a super sentiment stamp. I really like how you've used the tape measure stamp too. Barbxx

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  16. That grungy blues for rain are simply fabulous :) thank you for sharing with ATCAS

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