Monday, 15 January 2018

Playing with inks and stamps

Hi all
I had a play with with some inks and stamps and I then created this card for my friends birthday.

 I had die cut an oval and used the aperture to ink through with  Colour Cloud Frosty Aqua ink. 
I then used a Woodware script stamp that I had for a while but never used. I stamped it in a grey ink and then over-stamped this with a Kanban rose stamp in black archival. 
I created a frame for the rose image from Sue Wilson dies in black gloss card. 
 The background strip was made from the inner die from SW Jennifer die. I backed this with a piece of aqua card that had self adhesive on it which I then spread glitterbitz over. ( i am not sure if you can see the sparkle in the photos) I mounted this in to the embossed card which I completed with my pearl PVA glue
I hope every one is keeping well. The boiler has blown up at work so its freezing  - we have blowers and heaters but it is still cold. It is being replaced on Thursday and I have just seen the weather and its predicting SNOW !!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
allsorts challenge Week 450 - No Patterned Papers
lil patch of crafty friends CHALLENGE #73 ATG
brown sugar challenge #274 Birthday
QKR stampede Challenge #278 Anything Goes




11 comments:

  1. Love the oval die, super image and a great design.
    Thank you for joining our 'No pattered papers' challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  2. Hi Maria, a very pretty card, love the colour combination and the intricate die with the rose stamp.... have a wonderful week... stay warm... Megan

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  3. Lovely card! Love all the embossing! Thanks for sharing it with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!
    Sandy DT

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  4. Lovely card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

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  5. Absolutely beautiful Maria, lovely colours and design, Kate x

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  6. Beautiful birthday card! Love the image & that embossing really adds to the beauty! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

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  7. Such a pretty, feminine card! Thank you for sharing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge.

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  8. What lovely die cuts and embossing to enhance your pretty card! Thanks for joining us this week at the QKR Stampede Anything Goes challenge.
    Dorothy S, DT member

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  9. So happy you played and your card is amazing!
    Thanks for playing with us
    Tina, Brown Sugar DT
    youniquecreationbytina.blogspot.com

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  10. Very nice
    Thanks for sharing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge. Good Luck.
    DT Member
    Dawn

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  11. Hi Maria
    I'm just trying to catch up with my visits.
    Beautiful card. I have that Kanban stamp and love it. It was one of the first stamps I bought.
    Hope you had the boiler fixed.
    Ang x

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