Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Seize the moment.....

*This post is part of the February promotion fortnight. Remember to leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway.*
Good morning bloggers,
This is a scheduled post as I am on my way to Peterborough today to set up tomorrow for another Imagination Crafts show on Create and Craft. We have two slots tomorrow, I am on at 12 midday and Sue is on at 6pm so be sure to tune in as there are some great demos planned and fantastic goodies up for grabs....
As you know our promotion this month is all about inked background techniques so I thought that I would start this month by showing you a card that I made for the workshop last week using stencils, Distress inks and stamps. It went down very well with the ladies.....

Yellow is not my go to grab colour really but I just felt the need for colour to maybe remind me of spring and summer, I really am not a winter person. I adore the spring where everything comes to life and the nights draw out and the sun returns :0) .......
For this card I used an Imagination crafts Stencil called Grunge Elements which I love and will be stocking very soon. I also used Mustard Seed and Spiced Marmalade Distress inks through the stencil....
I then stamped using Versafine Onyx Black Ink with Kaisercraft Botanical stamp across three areas of the card and embossed them with Wow Clear Powder and also added a sentiment.
I made a watercolour wash with both ink pads and then painted in some detail on the stamped areas. A little matting and layering and I was done. I think you will agree that it is a really quick but effective card.......

Well that is all from me for now, I will be back on Saturday with another make, have a great day.....

Hugs Lisa B xxx

   Botanical Clear Stamp   VersaFine Ink pad - Onyx Black    WA01 Clear Gloss



  1. Beautiful card. I love how you've done the background and the stamps are gorgeous. xx

  2. I loved this card when I saw it Lisa as it reminded me of Spring. Have a safe journey and good luck tomorrow. x Gill x

  3. Fab card love the colour and your butterflies are beautiful, look forward to your show..x

  4. Yes, a really effective card. I love the colours, though I don't often choose yellows, and the stamping combination.
    Will be tuning in tomorrow and am looking forward to seeing the demos.
    Thank you, Jan

  5. The matting is perfect to showcase this lovely image. Makes me think of spring too!

  6. Not colours we tend to use , but makes a very vibrant and stunning card

  7. Very effective and the colours are great. Cheerful!

  8. So pretty and the colours are fabulous! So spring like and instant sunshine. Thanks for the chance and the awesome inspiration Karen x


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