Sunday, 5 February 2017

Friendship

 Meet today's card.

I picked up a few new stamping goodies and wanted to play with them.
This beautiful collection of leaves is from a set by WPlus 9.

I began by placing the stamps inside my Misti, coloured the leaves with my new Zig markers, sprayed with water and stamped.  I repeated that process until I was happy with the inking.
I love how the water helps blend the inks into each other to give the look of watercolour.

I die cut the 'Awesome' from Neat and Tangled and coloured it with my Zigs and sprayed with water to help blend the colours.  
The small 'friend' is from an old set by Papertrey ink that I stamped with Versamark then white heat embossed.




Adding my card to these challenges:


Craft Stamper Magazine- ANYTHING GOES STAMPING

Time Out- INSPIRED BY WORDS

Happy Little Stampers Feb- WATERCOLOUR/DIE


Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- WPlus 9, Papertrey ink/ die- Neat and Tangled/ Zig markers/ Versamark ink/ pop dots/ white EB powder/ heat gun/ MISTI

26 comments:

  1. And it's an awesome card too Karen. I love the colours and like your new stamps. Barbxx

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  2. The technique has worked so well with the leaves. Such pretty colours...just gorgeous x

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  3. Love the colours you've used. Gorgeous blending of the leaves and the sentiment too, Karen! xx

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  4. Beautiful card and I love the technique you have used. Great!!

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  5. That is a gorgeous card Karen. I hadn't thought of using the Zig markers in that way, I must have a go now, it looks so good. The die cut ombre sentiment looks smashing too. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  6. Beautiful card Karen. Love the colours and how you did the sentiment as well. Wonderful

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  7. It's fun playing with new toys, isn't it?
    I am loving this stamp set. Great card, Karen. X

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  8. Amazing greens, Karen! It's a clever use of Zigs, have tot ry it too. Thank you for sharing your card with ATSM!

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  9. Another amazingly beautiful card. I love the blues and greens together too.

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  10. Oh Karen, what beautiful leaves! I love the die cut Awesome with the embossed FRIEND! A perfect combination!

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  11. Gorgeous stamped and watercoloured using your Zig markers and your MISTI. Your card looks like a watercoloured painting Karen. TFS Hugs..

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  12. Oh those leaves! Such gorgeous color you achieved with the Zigs and water! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing our Time Out challenge!

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  13. Karen, the colours and gorgeous, I just love that hint of blue and green in all the leaves

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  14. I love the greens and blues Karen just so bright and pretty using these gorgeous leaves. A beautiful card! x

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  15. What a beautiful card, I love the beautiful colours and the letters in the same colours!! Well done!!
    Have fun!
    Maria

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  16. Wow Karen, this card caught my eye straight away in the Gallery!! Love your water colouring, have never tried this technique, it certainly makes me want to try it out. Gorgeous colour combo's and especially love the way you did the 'awesome' die cut. So wonderful to see you at Happy Little Stampers!

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  17. LOVE these colours! I recently used my Zigs to create a blue and green card and they look so pretty together! LOVE the blended sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

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  18. Beautiful variegated colour.

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  19. This technique gives so much texture and dimension to those leaves, Karen. You did such a great job of blending the different colors of ink.

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  20. Gorgeous coloring on your leaves Karen - great technique with the Zigs and water - and the black sentiment panel really pops!

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  21. Awesome card again Karen, love the vibrant colours and fab stamping as always ;) Viv xx

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  22. Yep! Awesome card, love the effects you can manage with all those inks you have.
    Faith
    x

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  23. Beautiful leaves - I love the colours that you used - they combine beautifully with this technique! Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out! Jill

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  24. Beautiful card, Karen! I love the colour variation you've achieved on the leaves. Thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper Take It Make It :)

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  25. I love the colours of the leaves they look great. Thanks for joining us at the Craft Stamper challenge, Elizabeth x

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  26. What a cool card! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge!

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