Monday 26 March 2018

Monday Moment

I'm here today to hare a card I made for the current challenge at Less is More.

So one layer plus stencils had me thinking for a while, not so much the one layer bit but the stencils.  I love using stencils as part of the background but find it quite a challenge to use them as the focal point of a card, something about the smudgy edge finish I think. Anyhow here's my card:

But I'm quite liking the edges on these buterflies, seems to suit the airy fluttering feel of the images. They were inked with three colours of distress ink and then a ittle water spalashed and blotted on them to create some markings.  The antennae were drawn with pen.

I added a stamped sentiment which seemed particularly appropriate to my misgivings about using a stencil.

Stamps: Uniko, sentiment from Spring Botanicals Daffodil
Stencil: ARTplorations, Flutters & Splatters
Inks: Ranger distress, blueprint sketch, mermaid lagoon, cracked pistachio

So pleased to have your company today, thanks so my for looking.

And keep crafting! 

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  1. Oh I LOVE this! Beautiful use of the stencil as your main focal point... love the watercolor look and I love smudgy! Thanks so much for stopping by my place too!

  2. Such a soft and beautiful card. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  3. Love the delicate effect you have created!

  4. Such a serene card with these fluttering butterflies ! Love the colours combo you used and the water splashes add THIS something which gives more dimension to the OLC. Beautiful sentiment that we should remember more often. Fabulous take on our challenge, Jane. Love it ! Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More.

  5. Very beautiful, Jane! I love the colors you chose and the pretty, pretty butterflies... Great splattering too, it adds a lot of interest! Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!


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