Saturday, 21 May 2016

Treasured Friends

Morning.
Long weekends, summer skies...ahhh, I can already feel the sunny warmth.

Today, I was inspired with the challenge at Splitcoast from the Wall Plates online Store.  
I am playing with some fun, new releases from Penny Black.

I began by getting out my MISTI.  I find myself using it all the time now and it makes adding layers of colour so easy to do.  So, I placed my tree stamp called Shade Canopy inside my MISTI, coloured it using Memento markers, sprayed with water then stamped.  I then repeated that process adding darker shades of green to my tree until I was happy with the look.




When that was dry, I stamped the sentiment from the new Penny Black set called Treasured Collection with Memento black ink.  I sponged the sky using Tumbled Glass Distress ink keeping the ink around the tree to give it a bit of a glow.  

 Adding my card to these challenges:


Brown Sugar- ANYTHING GOES

Crafting With Friends- ANYTHING GOES

 Aud Sentiments- ANYTHING GOES + SENTIMENT


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

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ ink- Memento, Distress/ sponge applicator/ Memento markers/ MISTI

20 comments:

  1. What a wonderful work of art! The tree looks beautiful with the shading you achieved.

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  2. wonderfulcard love the colours

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  3. BEAUTIFUL, love the sentiment too.
    Faith
    x

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  4. Beautifully stamped and spritzed tree using your MISTI. I love using the same layer stamping with my MISTI. I can't stamp anymore without my MISTI:-) I love your beautiful sentiment too Karen. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  5. I love your beautiful scene you created. And, another awesome sentiment to go with it too!

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  6. What a beautiful creation Karen the texture of that tree is awesome it looks like a water colour painting, brilliant card
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  7. Beautifully done, Karen, and such rich, vibrant green hues! Lovely bright "halo" around the tree, making the sky seems perfectly blue with a touch of clouds hiding behind the tree! Lovely card, Karen! hugs, de

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  8. That tree is absolutely amazing Karen.

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  9. Hi Karen, Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving your comment.

    I love this card. The sentiment is perfect.

    Hope you are having a nice weekend. Sue

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  10. So lovely, and the markers added such depth to the tree greenery. Great effort with the Misti...I love it! TFS

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  11. Love the technique! I never thought to stamp in color in several steps! Your soft background is gorgeous!

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  12. I am absolutely in love with your beautiful tree card! Might have to put that stamp on my wish list as I love trees...

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  13. This is so beautiful and serene Karen. Your watercoloured tree is gorgeous. xx

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  14. Beautiful card Karen and I love that tree stamp xx

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  15. What a great project! I love the design & colors you used. Thanks for sharing it with us at Aud Sentiments, hope to see you again for our next challenge!
    Jennifer
    Simply Papercraft DT
    Creative Knockouts DT
    Aud Sentiments DT
    Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge DT
    Kitty Bee Designs DT

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  16. Absolutely GORGEOUS card, Karen! I love how you stamped the tree with hues of green, and your CAS design is stunning! So happy you played along with us this week at ATSM! We always enjoy seeing your beautiful creations in the gallery!

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  17. Gorgeous Karen! I just bought this stamp today, can't wait to play with it. Love the sentiment too. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  18. Lovely Card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge, Karen Dt

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