The theme for this new challenge is watercolour and I do like to dabble with a bit of smooshy watercolouring.
I started by creating the watercolour background by swiping ink across an acrylic block, spritzing it with water and then smooshig it onto the card. I kept on adding more ink and water until I got the depth of colour I was after.
Next I stamped the line of cats and the little greeting. I added some extra watercolour to the markings and noses of the cats. The whole strip was matted onto a black card base and to keep it nice and CAS I left it at that.
Stamps: Wodware, Les Chats; Uniko, Simply Said Blocks
Inks: Ranger distress, wilted violet, mustard seed, picked raspberry; Memento, tuxedo black
Well that's my Guest spot at LIM just about wrapped up. Of course you will have seen the wonderful cards created by their DT, but just in case you've missed them check them all out here.
Thanks so much for looking today, it's been fun sharing my excitement with you. And keep crafting!
ooooh I love those kitties (ofcourse) and how you colored them so brightly, they're so much fun, well done and congrats on being the guest designerReplyDelete
I am loving this quirky line up of cats, Jane and the artsy watercolour smooshing goes perfectly! It is fab to see you as GD at LIM :)ReplyDelete
What a fabulous card Jane. CAS to the max, eye-catchingly colourful and fun, funky and quirky cats too. You are a master of ink smooshing water colouring because your panel is magnificent in the range and depth of colours ... and there isn't a single 'muddy' bit. Wish I had that talent! The black card base is dramatic and it really shows the panel off beautifully. Thanks for being a wonderful guest designer for us this week xxReplyDelete
Wonderful smooched background! I haven't done these in a while, I should, they are so much fun! Thank you for inspiration and reminder! Your row of cats really makes me smile -my dog would get a heart attack if this bunch would be sitting on our doorstep. :) Thank you for being a wonderful GD at LIM!ReplyDelete
Fantastic job smooshing and achieving the depth of colours here. Love this fun and colourful card, Jane! And thank you for being our guest designer this week. Enjoy your weekend and have a wonderful week. Trina :)ReplyDelete
I fall in love of your card as soon as I saw it ! I love this lovely line of cats and what a clever and gorgeous idea to colour them with a smooched background ! Moreover, all these wonderful colours are even more popped up with the black cardstock ! Another CAS beauty from you ! Thanks so much for inspiring and for being our guest designer this week ! Have a wonderful holidays ! xxReplyDelete
Jane, I love this rainbow panel and I love cats so it's a winning combination for me. Love that little head tilt on the end! And the mix of rainbow and black looks fab. Great to have you joining us this week xxReplyDelete
Stunning, eye-catching rainbow line up of kitties! Love it. Fantastic smooshing Jane and love the depth of colour you've created and against the black cardstock it's a winning combination. Thanks for being our Guest Designer at LIM this week. xReplyDelete
Love love your beautiful watercolour background and the gorgeous cats too xxReplyDelete
Super cute card! Thanks for guesting for us at Less is More! We are lucky to have you!ReplyDelete
This is just adorable!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card Jane, Cathy xReplyDelete
I love your smooshed background with the cute kitties, Jane. Congrats on your GD spot. xReplyDelete