Saturday 26 August 2017

Saturday Slot

When I saw the code word FRIENDS at Addicted to CAS my thoughts went flying to my very neglected LOTV stamps. Knew they were well overdue for some love!

Now in the past the way I've used these stamps is far far away from CAS so that added a whole new layer to this challenge for me. Here's what I came up with:

I started by stamping and colouring this adorable image of the two boys sharing a lemonade - love that they don't have to share the cookie though! Then I stamped the image again and fussy cut, more like fiddly cut, round it to create a mask. I also masked off a a border all round the image.

I then used distress oxide inks to blend the background and flicked some water on top to create the magic.  So loving these two colours together and the way the oxide inks are so forgiving if you're a rubbish blender like me!

Stamps: LOTV, retired stamp; Clearly Besotted, Best Friends
Inks: Memento, tuxedo black; Ranger distress xide, faded jeans, cracked pistachio
Promarkers: spice, walnut, henna, raw sienna, terracotta, chestnut, soft green, mint green, tea green, grey green, cool grey 3,4, 5, khaki, ivory, blush, dusky pink, crimson, shale

I'm also going to pop this card into the CASology BUDS Challenge.

I'm so pleased you dropped by my blog today, always great to have such good company.  And keep crafting!

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  1. Gorgeous image so beautiful coloured and love the inked background! Truly fabulous card! xxx

  2. What a beautiful background you've created for this sweet LOTV stamp - looks wonderful! Jo x

  3. This is such a sweet card, Jane. I love the image, and your coloring and ink blending is fantastic. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS.

  4. Such a sweet card! Great coloring!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CASology! Anna xo

  5. The effort to mask off & ink the background was well worth the result - it adds so much depth & texture to this little scene, Jane! It's awesome to see a second fabulous card shared with us at CASology this week!

  6. Another beauty, Jane. Gorgeous coloring on this sweet image and I love the background! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!


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