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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Flower Fairy

Watercolour; Stash; anything goes blue;


I love to use distress inks in all kinds of ways.  This time I masked the image, inked the stamp, spritzed it with water and stamped over. The image is a lot softer and more blended than just stamping it straight on.


Image: A Day for Daisies
Stamp (Gauze): HeroArts
Diecuts: MemoryBox
Sentiment stamp: Cardmaking for Connisseurs
Flowers: from stash (I've had these for years, usually I make my own, but now I'm trying to use stuff up).


Shared on challenges:
http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.co.nz/2015/11/adfd-showcase-native-hearts-challenge.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.be/2015/11/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-255.html
http://wheretheheartischallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/challenge-3.html
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-anything-goes-22/


9 comments:

Maxine D said...

Thought I recognised your background stamp - I have one lurking in my supplies too. Love the way you have used it Carol to emphasis the gorgeous image.
Blessings
Maxine

Claire Rhodes-Brandon said...

Oho,this is lovely. Thank you for joining in at WTHI, Claire xXx

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Carol, great card and love how you have created the background. Very pretty image and thanks for sharing with us in our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty. We do hope you will join us again. Jennifer DT member x

Kathy S said...

I am forever trying to come up with creative ways to make different backgrounds. This is always a good option and looks great. Sometimes I don't think about masking with digital images. Thanks for sharing this with us at A Day For Daisies.

Dawn Turley said...

Great way to use the background. I have a similar stamp and haven't used it.... love this idea.

Michelle said...

This is gorgeous - love the image and layout - thank you for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty and good luck - Michelle x

Cathy P. said...

Your background plays up the sweet image you have used. They are both a contrast and a compliment to one another! Love the technique you used and your coloring. Thanks for playing with us at ADFD. I look forward to seeing your work again in our gallery! Hugs, Cathy xx

Juliana said...

Lovely ethereal coloring!!
That background stamp is a brilliant idea!

I am so glad you played along with us at A Day for Daisies!! :)

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

OOH! That background is super! Thanks for adding your lovely watercolour creation to our challenge at A Day for Daisies!
Love
Jen Leeflang
ADFD DT