Sunday, 25 October 2015

Inky Pinky


Here's the second baby card I made yesterday.

I had a new set of Avery Elle stamps on my desk , awaiting their first inking, when I discovered there was an Avery Elle challenge 'pink'.  The elephant and 'hello' are Avery Elle stamps ( elephant is coloured with markers) , the clouds are Inky Doodles and the sentiment is Stampin Up. I inked the back panel using orchid Brilliance ink and then stamped that drippy background (Hero ) using raspberry. I then spray it with pearlised water for a more distressed look.

Actually I should rename this blog 'My tragic craft life' as this is the second version of the card I made. The first time, just as I was adding the sentiment as the finishing touch, I dropped the black ink pad and got it all over it!

I'd like to enter:
Avery Elle pink
My Time to Craft  inspired by The Beatles ( 'Hello Goodbye' song goes 'hello, hello'- can't stop singing it now)
Fantasy Stampers  animal antics
Addicted to Stamps  make your mark

9 comments:

  1. You're on a roll! great card ... love the drippy BG

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  2. That background is SOOOOOo stinkin' cool! Love the contrast of the soft, adorable ellie against that grungy background. LOVE!

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  3. Another lovely image for this cute card

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. I really like that background but don't quite understand how you did it...is it a stamp or did you just spray it...sorry if I am being thick!! When you get a moment you can reply from here- I changed my settings go now so that when I ask a question you can reply from your blog...no one is free from me! Have a good week xx

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    1. Good morning Sandie! Was busy inviting Ink GDs when I saw your message. First I coloured the panel with the paler ink and then this is the stamp I used:
      http://www.craftie-charlie.co.uk/hero-arts-painted-canvas-background-wood-mounted-rubber-stamp-s5782.html
      Then I sprayed the top bit with pearlised water to give it a sheen and a bit of a watery effect.

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  5. What a sweet card, Marina! I love it. Thanks for playing over at Addicted to Stamps & More. Melissa - DT

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  6. My tip, use this background stamp a lot! Love it! Such a lovely card for a young girl.
    Comforting to hear that others mess up too...

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  7. An amazing background, so colourful and artistic. Thanks for your Beatles song, now none stop in my head. Thanks for sharing with us at MTTC. Caz DT.

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  8. This is lovely, especially like the background, it's like pink grunge!
    Perfect for our Animal Antics theme at Fantasy Stampers, thanks for joining us. X

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