Thursday 24 March 2016

CAS Colours & Sketches #166

Time for a new sketch at CAS Colours & Sketches today. This is my second sketch as hostess for March and I'm thinking it's quite a classic that allows for creativity within the boundaries of CAS.

I loved the simplicity of this sketch and had loads of ideas about how to make it happen, but then it just didn't pan out quite the way I saw it in my head. So here goes with the reveal of what I finally came up with:

I cut six pieces of patterned paper, glued them to my card and then stamped the flower image on top.

This is one of those times when I would never have been able to get such a clear stamping without the misti tool and even with its use there are some bare patches between the paper strips - but hey I'm embracing imperfection this year and I actually quite like the patchy effect with this splodgy stamp.

Stamps: Visible Image, Flower Inkgognito; Uniko, All Occasion Sentiments #1
Ink: Memento, tuxedo black
Paper: Lwan Fawn, Beachside 6x6 pad

OK you know the routine - check out the DT creations here and then get creating and linking. Excited to see what you come up with.

Thanks for your visit today, love that you found time to have a look at my blog. And keep crafting!

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  1. I love how the flower design flows off the panels, beautiful striking colours too. FAB sketch. Hugs Bev x

  2. Very cool card! I love the MISTI for these kinds of techniques. If you don't want spaces/gaps, stamp the flower on the card base first, then add the pattern paper and stamp again.

  3. What a cool effect! I love the imperfection - that's how handcrafted items are. Wonderful sketch, too.

  4. I like these visible image stamps too! Great way to use your sketch. Very CAS and grungy too, love it!
    Louise cx

  5. I love, love, love your card! Such a fabulous way to use the sketch, it's stunning. Caro x

  6. I meant to say that I've really enjoyed your challenges this month, too. X

  7. Thought I recognised the 'Visible Image' stamp. Great card Jane. You definitely need to teach me how to manage my imperfections! Great set of colours and sketches this month, loved working with them all. Stef x

  8. The red, black, and white color combo is always a classic! They give a great modern feel to your card.

  9. It looks totally perfect to me! Love it. Liz x


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