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Monday, 29 January 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 204

This fortnight, we want you to get Inky or Messy! Any theme of project is fine so long as you've had brightly-coloured fingers at some time while you were creating.

I started by getting pretty messy. The background was created using a couple of different stencils and acrylic paint on my gelli-plate. I don't seem to be able to get anywhere near that technique without getting more paint on me than on the paper, but I did like the result - no doubt helped by the fact that it uses my favourite colour combination.

The image is a magazine freebie from Creative Stamping magazine. I've recently got hold of several back-numbers of this magazine and I've been quite impressed by the quality of the stamps. I coloured the image using pencils - a mixture of Spectrum Noir and Derwent Coloursoft, and edged the image with Distress Ink. Dies used are from Spellbinders.

The flowers were made using Sizzix dies, and I've shaded petals and leaves using Pan Pastels. I completed the card with some ribbon from my collection.

I hope you can join us this time.

6 comments:

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Jo, lovely card. Happy creative week, Angela xXx

Judy McKay said...

Very pretty card. Love it. Have a creative week. Judy

Poppyfield Card Crafts said...

Gorgeous card Josephine. Stunning colours, especially the bird

Happy crafting

June x

Chriss America Real said...

This card is just so lovely Josephine !

Hugs,

Chriss

Chriss America Real said...

This card is just so lovely Josephine !

Hugs,

Chriss

Kelly said...

Beautiful card. I love your coloring on the bird... very realistic. Creative Blessings!

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