Thursday, January 21, 2016

Clean & Simple Birthdays


Hi everyone!
Here's my card for this week's Muse challenge.  Tracey has given us a gorgeous floral inspiration:


I was inspired by the colors of the blooms, but went in a different direction and colored mine in with Zig Markers instead of using a solid image.

Adding this over at CAS(E) this Sketch!


I am adding both of these cards over at Seize the Birthday: Clean and Simple.


My second card for today was inspired by the latest lesson in the Creative Stencils & Mediums class over on StampNation.   Catherine demonstrated how to do Selective Stenciling with Zig Markers.  

Here's a peek at some examples:


Creative Stenciling is FREE to StampNation Members!


Thank you for visiting and have a great day! 

Muse Card:
Stamps:  Keep it Simple: Birthday (PTI), Mon Ami (Cas-ual Fridays)
Ink:  Versamark
Paper:  White, Black (PTI)
Accessories:  Zig Markers, White Embossing powder, Black and White Twine, Sunshine layers die (Wplus9)

Selective Stenciling with Zig Markers card:
Stamps:  Thin Stripes Background (Impression Obsession), Birthday Classics: January (PTI)
Ink:  Versamark, Archival Black
Paper:  Bristol Water color, Black
Accessories:  Clear embossing powder, Zig Markers, Stencil (Faber Castell)



27 comments:

  1. Love those CASual Fridays flowers and your gorgeous ombre coloring on them! Your stencil card is fabulous too - love the subtle stripes behind the panel.

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  2. Love the black card base for the beautiful flowers and blue bling!

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  3. Beautiful cards Kristie, I love that the stems on your flowers have words on them and your Zig colouring. The blue stenciled card also with Zigs is beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at Muse this week!

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  4. These are both fabulous! You are making those Zig markers look mighty enticing.

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  5. Very pretty - I especially like the first one. The flowers are so pretty and they almost look stenciled!

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  6. These are both great cards Kristie! I adore the first one immensely! The flowers and the sentiment stems....WOW! The second card has a great graphic vibe and love the unique sentiment! Thanks for taking the time to join us at Seize the Birthday and hope to see you and your wonderful work in the gallery again soon!

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  7. Oh wow!! Both of these cards are so pretty!! I LOVE the flowers card. The second one I am in love with the mix of colors. The blue POPS off with the black background like that!!

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  8. Love your cards Kristie. The birthday card has such pretty flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

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  9. What striking card Kristie - love the flowers and how vibrant they are, and the strong blue on the other card is so effective
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  10. Wow!! Your cards today are stunning!!
    Xoxox, Kristie!!

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  11. So cool! I really like the second card with those vibrant blues. So classy and could be masculine.

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  12. Beautiful cards! Such fabulous use of the Zig markers... they are on my wish list!

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  13. Both cards are fabulous! I love the word stems on your first card. So clever and fun!

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  14. Wonderful cards! I love your geometric stamping on the second one and your pretty flowers with the words for stems on the first one! Great take on the sketch!

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  15. Love these two cards, too! I love the colouring on your flowers, and those blue triangles are gorgeous.

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  16. Love how the white embossing almost 'disappears', leaving the shaded petals to really shine! So glad you joined us at Muse this week, Kristie!

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  17. Beautiful Muse card, Kristie.

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  18. Thanks for adding this beauty to the CTS Gallery Kristie!

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  19. Fantastic tulips ... love the colors.

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  20. Two CAS beauties, love the colours of the tulips on your first & wonderful combo of challenges. Hugs Bev x

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  21. Two fabulous cards, Kristie! I love the flowers you chose for the first one, and your selective stenciling is so pretty! Great job combining challenges, too!

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  22. Kristie - love your interpretation of Tracey's MUSE card; so pretty

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  23. Wow, two more amazing cards Kristie! I love that flower card, so pretty and happy feeling. I also love the second card, such a graphic looking card. Hugs, Brenda

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  24. Love the bright fun colors - another fantastic card Kristie!

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Your comments are much appreciated. Thank you!

Hugs,
Kristie