Monday, 1 September 2014

STAMPlorations Sketch #19 {Happy Birthday Nonni}

Hi there everyone, today is the start of a brand new sketch challenge over at STAMPlorations

My card is also a belated birthday card for fellow teamie, Nonni! Sandie organised a surprise birthday linky party for Nonni but I was away from home and couldn't get something in on time. So, sorry it is late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY Nonni!

Firstly, here is the sketch (which I rotated)



and here is my DT card -



Nonni loves flowers and I was so lucky to receive my brand new release stamps for STAMPlorations in time to make up this card using the new Bloom Sketches: Daisy 2 set.

I started with a piece of watercolour card and stamped my Daisy and masking as I went. Then I used Distress Inks, water and a paint brush to colour them. Once dry, I masked them again and brushed ink on for the background. I used a stencil (a gift from my good friend Loll) and then stamped the sentiment. The last thing to do was flick white and blue ink/paint over the finished panel.

My main inspiration for this card is the wonderful Shery (owner of STAMPlorations). While I was away from home, I was able to watch her video tutorials. I still have much to learn but I was really happy with how this turned out. Thanks Shery!!!


Have you seen the new release pre-sale? You should check it out because up until the 5th of September you can get 29% off the entire bundle!


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I can't wait to see what you come up with using our sketch!

Thanks so much for looking xx


12 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous - such a wonderful collage. I especially like the splatters!

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  2. Well you rocked this Kylie, you really learnt a lot about from Shery's videos. I adore the flowers and masking and especially the splashes of paint. And thanks for joining in with Nonni's party x

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  3. I love those flowers, I really really must get them ! Fab card all round. :)

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  4. Brilliant stamping Kylie love the combo of stamps:)
    Val x

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  5. Oh this is beautiful, thank you so much Kylie! I love the colors and all the fab artsy techniques -very creative and beautiful! Have a lovely day! xxx

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  6. Stunner!! The masking of the blooms is perfection along with that gorgeous BG :)

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  7. Wow ... LOVE the colors on this beauty!! The turquoise background really makes the yellow daisies pop! Love the splatters! Loll xx

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  8. Super artsy card, Kylie!! I'm totally loving this -- love how you went mixed media and still kept it CAS! So glad my little videos inspired you -- you did a really awesome job on this card!!

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  9. Hi Kylie. Fabulous artsy panel, love it. I really like your Mixed Media style! Have a fantastic day! Hugs Monika xxx

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  10. I love the background of this! Thanks for sharing your inspiration!

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  11. I love the splatters too it adds a great touch on your lovely coloring and mix stamp on your card and I love the color combo blue and yellow..hmmm looks fantastic dear Kylie..simply ADORABLE card luv luv luv this...would you mind to see my last card for the Stamplorations challenge I use the same sketch and made it in one layer...hope you like to visiting me back....hugs, Monika

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