Friday, 21 February 2014

Eclectic Florals for CAS(E) this Sketch

Hello Friday and hi to all of you!

Here in Queensland it is stinking hot and humid but there is a storm on the way. I hope we get some rain as we really need it.

Today I saw the challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch and knew that I had to put my STAMPlorations Vignette: Eclectic Florals to work.


Here is my card -



I have been experimenting over the last couple of days with my stamping. I have some scheduled posts that will be showing these techniques - in particular water spritzing my stamp before pressing it onto the paper (I'm sure there is a technical term for this, lol).

I was having a chat with Florence and told her I couldn't believe that I hadn't used water directly on my stamps before as I love the effect it gives. Watercolouring for cheats - LOVE it!!

Florence said I should also try glossy cardstock as well as watercolour paper. So I did!

I have inked up my stamps, spritzed them with water and then stamped onto glossy cardstock. To create the look that my flowers are IN the jars, I made a small mask for the top of the jar and stamped right over it. 

The little xxxxx stamp is from the STAMPlorations Patchwork Frenzy: Graphic Squares set.

Here is the sketch to play with -


I would also like to enter the following challenges -

The Kraftyhands Challenge - Spring Flowers (2nd entry)


Thanks so much for looking xx




9 comments:

  1. gorgeous, you are getting way to clever!!

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  2. Your watercoloring is so pretty Kylie! Loll xx

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  3. I had no idea that this technique worked on glossy card! I do like the effect the gloss makes it look like there's water in the jars! Simply and beautiful!

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  4. Gorgeous Kylie. I've just started playing around with this same technique and plan to show it to my next card group. I didn't know it would work so well on glossy cardstock though - so thanks for the tip and inspiration. Wonderful card! Hugs D

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  5. So pretty - looking forward to see all your other cards!

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  6. Oh, so pretty! Perfect take on the sketch!

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  7. Beautiful clean card, Love the design.
    Thanks for playing along with us on the Kraftyhands Blog Challenge.
    Crafty wishes
    Laura Kraftyhands Design Team.

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  8. Really lovely card. Thanks for playing along at CAS(E) this sketch and hope to see you again.

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  9. This is so beautiful :) Its always fun to create new projects with new techniques. I will try with glossy paper too :)

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