Sunday, 12 June 2016

Always There

 Morning.

I love this PB sentiment.  We all have those special friends that touch our lives in a wonderful way.
This card is going out to some very special friends of ours.

I began by masking the edges of my card using Painter's Tape then placed my paper into my MISTI.  I colored the flowers called Bejeweled from Penny Black with Memento markers, sprayed with water and stamped.  I repeated that process, adding darker shades of colour to the flowers.
When that was dry, I masked around the flower centers and splattered on some black acrylic paint...love how that just brought the flowers to life.
I randomly stenciled on the background with drywall tape using Spun Sugar Distress ink and rubbed the masked edges with it a bit too.  I stamped the Letter Background script from PB in the bkg using Grey Memento ink to add some depth then stamped the sentiment from the Treasured Sentiment set.





Adding my card to these challenges:



Craft Stamper- LET'S GET INKY

Crafting With Friends- ANYTHING GOES


Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks for stopping in.

Supplies:  stamps- Penny Black/ ink- Memento, Distress/ acrylic paint/ brush/ drywall tape/ Painter's Tape/ Memento Markers/ MISTI/ Mini Mister

22 comments:

Hannelie said...

I am in awe of your work Karen, ALWAYS!
This is so beautiful, love every single detail!

Lisa Lara said...

my jaw is on the floor Karen!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Karen, you know how much I LOVE your art, but this one has leaped from the page! Wow! I love the colors and your background and beautiful sentiment! Wow again! You are an amazing artist, my friend! Big hugs!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love this. I adore the colors you chose and what a great image. I think I need to shop at Penny Black now. I am loving all the cool things you use on your cards.

Dotty Jo x said...

All your cards are fabulous but I hope you won't mind my saying that to me, this is one of your best ever pieces! Amazing work, Jo x

Tanja said...

love the sentiment and the beautiful watercolor-look - thanks for sharing your project at Addicted to Stamps and More

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful, dreamy and a perfect water colour look. Thanks for sharing at ATCAS this week.

nancy littrell said...

Love every single detail of your beautiful and thoughtful card, Karen. You created such wonderful depth with your stenciled and stamped layers. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

Diane Jaquay said...

This is so beautiful!!

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful card, Karen, mf!

Donna Ellis said...

Oh, Karen! Your techniques are amazing. So soft, delicate and lovely. Thanks for explaining how you put these masterpieces together! Hugs, de

maria's knutselplezier said...

Wow Karen your card looks amazing, great colours and image !! I just love it!!

Have fun!!
Maria

Anke said...

Wonderful card, great background and I love the sentiment.

Hugs
Anke

Loll said...

Wow ... am loving your combination of watercolour spritzed flowers, stenciling and splattering. Those black splatters really do add something special to the flowers. Beautiful card Karen! xx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Karen this is so beautiful those flowers and background look wonderful
hugs
lorraine x

Lisa Lara said...

This is such a work of art Karen. I just love all the layers that make this magical.

Bobby said...

What, no blue? LOL This is so gorgeous, Karen. Drywall tape for a stencil and script stamp behind those beautiful flowers. As I said - it's gorgeous!

Claudia Rogier said...

Marvelous card. Stunning. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

hugs
Claudia
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Ceal said...

Gorgeous card, as always Karen! thanks for joining us at ATCAS!

Brawny said...

Fab card x

Linda said...

This is gorgeous .... I love the colours and the script in the background, and those flowers are simply stunning. Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

shirley-bee said...

Sigh. This is my new favourite KD card, mf! I love the balance and depth you've achieved with the soft stencilling, the background text, the beautifully coloured flowers and leaves, and the foreground sentiment. And the black splatters - perfect! Oh, and thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper! :)