Friday, April 4, 2014

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Hi friends!  Happy Friday.  I hope you all had a great week.  Today's card is for a few challenges.  First is Virginia's View challenge: Stencils, Colour Me: Orange, & Moxie Fab World: Stencils.  I used the moroccan stencil with Spiced Marmalade distress ink.  Making it darker at the top for a ombre effect.  I also used my new mini ink blending tools, LOVE these things.  So much easier to use than the rectangle ones.  

I stamped the crane from Mama Elephant's Origami set onto watercolor paper.  Colored in with Spiced Marmalade Distress Marker then took my water brush and brushed over it.  I wasn't happy with it at first but once it dried I loved it.  :)




Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

Cardstock:  Whisper White, Tim Holtz Watercolor paper
Ink:  Spiced Marmalade Distress ink, Versafine black
Stamps:  Origami (Mama Elephant)
Accessories:  Moroccan Stencil (SSS), Starburst Framelit


26 comments:

  1. Beautifully inked !!! The colors are stunning - awesome, AWESOME job inking up the monochramatic shading! The 'swiped ink' origami crane really does look spectacular!

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  2. Kristie this is a show stopper. Excellent color fade and love the origami bird. Outstanding.

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  3. Kristie, this is so beautiful. I love sponging and yours is lovely.

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  4. Your sponging over the stencil... all while doing an ombre effect, is just stunning! Great job! Thanks for playing along at Colour Me...! this week!

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  5. This colour seemed to have inspired a lot of people to watercolour and I LOVE IT! Wonderful job :) Very cute focal point and fun panel you created :) Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Colour Me...! Sure hope to see you around again soon!!!

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  6. beautiful card, kristie! the stenciling is fabulous... thanks so much for playing along with Colour Me!

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  7. Wonderful card, Kristie. I love the graduated color on the stencil.

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  8. Wow! Love this and that origimai crane is adorable. Super cool technique with the ombre and stencil!

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  9. You have played with these challenge so fabulously, Kristie! The shading of orange stenciled background is lovely with the crane image! Well done! Thanks so much for joining the fun at Virginia's View Challenge!

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  10. That ombre effect looks great in orange! Great technique on that sweet crane too. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Colour Me...!

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  11. Popped right off the bloglovin' feed! Love the contrasts and all that white space. Great design. Did you use sketchy letters? Love that font. xo

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  12. Such a pretty card Kristie! Love the beautiful background!

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  13. Great job combining challenges. I love the orange, and the stenciling is fabulous (and that origami stamped image is super cute).

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  14. Gorgeous stenciling Kristie!!!! Love your sketchy letters and origami design, so lovely!!! Perfect Orange-ness!!!

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  15. Very nice ombre look you achieved with your stencil and distress inks. :)

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  16. Gorgeous colors on a beautiful card!

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  17. So pretty...I just bought the new mini blending tool, too! I can't wait to try it out now that you've said you like it better than the triangle ones (which I love). Love that one card worked for three challenges, too!

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  18. Beautiful card!! Love your colors!

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  19. sigh, this is so very pretty! Some of my favorite things...color and stamps! Love that starburst die too.

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  20. Gorgeous background! You always have wonderful ideas!
    Ileana xxx

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  21. Beautiful card. I love your sponged background. I just ordered that mini sponger. I will take notes from your gorgeous card.

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  22. OH I LOVE THIS!!! What a beautiful background! ...and I am completely in love with those origami stamps. :)

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  23. I love the warm stenciled background and that origami bird is darling!

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  24. Congrats on your HM at Colour Me.

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Hugs,
Kristie