Monday, March 26, 2012


I would like to welcome my 2 new followers Katy and Vicky hope you enjoy my cards and come along and try new techniques with me..

I stumbled on this one while I was peeking at blogs.
This one appealed  to me and there is this water coloring technique I've  been  wanting  to try. 
Im delighted to find an Australian sketch to try at  Just Add Ink 
So here it is my take on this weeks sketch..                                                               
Details below....  

  


I embossed the flowers on the left with clear embossing powder.. The flower on the right I used markers to color and tried to highlight some of the middle parts.. 
I then sprayed it with water and stamped.  This is new to me I've never done it before but thought it turned out ok. 
I then got my new inkssentials blending tool out and sponged away on it all.  
So hope you like it... 


Cardstock .........White, Creative memories Navy blue 
Ribbon ..............Stampin'up
Stamp sets .......Stampin'up Organic grace, For all you do, Echoes of kindness.
Ink......................Stampin'up Ballet blue, Brilliant blue, Lucky limeade markers Versamark for embossing, Ballet blue for words..                   

Have a great day.. 
Sandy :)

17 comments:

  1. Wow - I love this effect Sandy! Your card is very striking and I love Echoes of Kindness for this sketch. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week! Hope to see you again soon

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  2. This is lovely, Sandy. The navy card base is a beautiful, dramatic, backdrop to the soft blues on your stamped and embossed panels. Very nice! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week; hopefully you'll join in regularly!

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  3. Gorgeous card Sandy ..love the blues! Thanks so much for playing along with us at JAI this week!

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    1. Thank-you for the lovely comment..Blue is my favorite color but i'm finding it hard to sneak it onto cards..

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  4. Very very pretty!! I love embossing! Thank you for the welcome! :)

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    1. Thank-you for taking the time to comment..
      Yes I love embossing, especially as I have a heat gun now and don't have to burn my fingers holding it over the toaster...

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  5. So very pretty Sandy. Love your blue hues. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  6. This is such a soft, pretty card Sandy! I really love the techniques you have used. Thanks for playing along at JAI :)

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  7. I saw your card on Make it Monday, I'm my lucky number '7' this week.

    This is stunning! I love all the shades of blue. Gorgeous card.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  8. Hello. I saw this beautiful card on MIM..Loz

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  9. Very pretty Sandy. Great technique. I'm glad I saw it over at MIM.

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  10. Lovely Sandy - I love your combination of blues and the lovely layout. Saw you on MIM.
    Stamping Shanni

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  11. Fabulous card and colours. I saw this on MIM..Faye

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  12. Beautiful....absolutely stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week! For a chance at a second prize, don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM! Good luck,
    Rene :D

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  13. Sandy, Just saw your card on Make it Monday and popped if to have a closer look. Love your interpretation of the sketch and the soft watercolor. You're right, very cool technique.
    :) Chris / CS Designs

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  14. Hi Sandy

    Lovely card, such a great layout and I love this technique.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  15. Beautiful and elegant. Love the CAS design. Saw this on MIM.

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Thank-you for the lovely comment..