Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Friday Mashup 234 challenge Card

I managed to squeeze in a Friday Mashup card this week – joining in with my SIL Judy, though she got hers posted up well before me.  There are several ways this challenge can be interpreted into our own creation – you truly should visit Friday Mashup to see some of the beautiful versions the design team has posted to give you a feel of how you might use this theme.  I am using the “Winter Theme” choice for this challenge.

For myself, I decided to play with some distress inks.  Distress inks are very new to me and I literally had to isolate myself to them mostly to get a feel with how they work.  Here is what I made:

FM-234----1---Barb-Derksen

As you can see, I chose to go with the title as well as a palette of cool colors. 

FM-234----2---Barb-Derksen

The finishing touch was a two layered punched snowflake.

Supplies:

Snowflake Punch – Martha Stewart

Stamp – Holiday Trendz

Tim Holtz Distress Inks

Guache paint (for the snow flurry)

 

Today was the ideal day to post this card being as it’s a very gloomy, brrrrr day here – like this:

Nov 17 2015

You know the sort of day – the kind of day you just want to snuggle your toes down into your nest and take a day out from the world.  Fortunately for me I have an unexpected day off from work so I will take full advantage of this.  Today is a day to take time out realize the blessings that surround me. 

Thank you for taking time to stop in on me today!

7 comments:

  1. awesome job with the distress inks ....beautiful card Barb. It was nice to have some time together.

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  2. Wonderful card Sis, I love these pretty colours and that fabulous snowflake.

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  3. I love the big sentiment across those colors, it looks fabulous! You did a great job using the distress inks!

    Love the picture, looks like my kind of day there :)

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup, and thank you for the kind comment you left on my blog, I appreciate it!

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  4. Beautiful card Barbara.
    Blessings Jocelan

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  5. Oh, how fun is this card?! I love the snowflake spots, of course, but the sweep to represent some wind is fabulous! Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  6. WOW! the background coloring is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us over at Friday Mashup.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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