Monday, 4 June 2018

Monday Moment

There's a huge birthday celebration going on over at STAMPlorations for the whole of June and I'm joining in today with a card I CASEd from one of their DT Shirley.

    

In fact I loved Shirley's idea so much I actually created four cards - way to go! Here they are:


I haven't done such a large bundle of similar cards for ages now and I found it really relaxing getting all inky and stamping! I started this card by creating a masterboard - as Shirley mentioned in her post.


I started with a peach coloured card and some favourite ink colours and loads of stamps from different companies.


Then I used some stencils to add more coloured and also just brushed colour straight on top. Once I was happy with my masterboard - and I can tell you I really didn't want to stop adding in extra bits - I cut it down to four smaller segments.


I inked round the edges of these smaller cards and then stuck them onto a white card base. Have you spotted mine are straight? I couldn't quite achieve that angled look that Shirley did so brilliantly. I stamped and fussy cut some strong images and added a small amount of orange to each.


 I stamped and fussy cut some strong images and added a small amount of orange to each. These  were raised on pads and I finished off each card by stamping oversized sentiments.


And I'm really feeling very self satisfied and at peace with myself now they're all completed. Also loving how such a complicated process has finally turned into quite a CAS look.

Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko, English Country Garden Butterfly, Birthday Sentiments, Originally Organics. Large French Script BG; SU, Touches if Texture, Gorgeous Grunge; STAMPlorations, Helenium large; Precious Remembrance Shop, Positive Thoughts, New Day, Fall Colors
Inks: SU, baked brown sugar; Ranger distress, picked raspberry, spiced marmalade, mustard seed, blueprint sketch, black soot, mermaid lagoon
Stencils: Uniko, Pure Florals Chrysanthemum, Broken Lines, Lattice, Scattered Polka Dots

I'm so pleased you came to visit my blog today and I hope you have enjoyed my cards as much as I did creating them. Huge thanks for your time.

And keep crafting!

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4 comments:

  1. Great set of cards love all the stamps and fabulous backgrounds
    Carol x

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  2. Wow...looks like you had so much inky, creative fun! I Love all 4 of your cards made with your masterboard. I think it is a great way to create multiple cards. I love Shirley's cards too. I am still hoping to CASE Shirley. I loved seeing your masterboard and samples. TFS Hugs..

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  3. Just gorgeous, Jane. What a yummy BG you created. Love Shirley's design and yours looks so pretty with the natural elements. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations for our CASEing fun this month.

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  4. This collection of four cards is magical. Love your CASEd creations. Thanks for joining us at our STAMPlorations 5th birthday celebration.

    sue

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