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.

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

  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..

  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.

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


  5. Fantastic results, Jane! Glad to have inspired you :)

  6. Jane, wow! Love how the pieces of your masterboard look on the cards. I especially like the one with the STAMPloration flower. Great CASE of Shirley. Thanks for helping STAMPlorations celebrate 5 years.


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