Monday, September 12, 2016

Blessed to be able to Create!

ATS 177 Barb Derksen

I’m feeling so blessed to be home on a lovely sunny Monday and to be able to create a card (with my Sister in Law Judy too,online)  I was casting around for a new (to me) and simple challenge and so I happened upon this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #177 and decided to give this a try!

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I took a little liberty to turn it on its side.  I used stamped the “blessings” sentiment with Versafine black, then again with versamark which I embossed with a detail white powder.  I layered on some Tim Holtz distress ink (Barn Door) to make the sentiment stand out.  Next I used a sharpie in black to create a shadow.  I stamped the smaller words – these words are all from Honey Bee Stamps – aren’t they lovely? 

I added the corner stamps on, a floral stamp from Art-C  I stamped and glitter embossed the blossom again and bumped it up with foam tape.  I painted extra leaves on using my Tombow markers.  I could not resist adding a sequin in the middle of each and then spattering some red watercolor paint drops across the card to finish it all off!

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful card love the sentiment cause I know what a blessing you are. It was fun doing the challenge with you ...hugs

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  2. Wow, this card is amazing! Love the shadow affect of your sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

    Linda

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  3. Your card is so pretty. I love the watercolouring!!! Thanks for playing along with AHSC this week.

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  4. Very cool technique Barb, and the colours are so vibrant.

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  5. such a beautiful card! thank you for joining us!

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  6. That's such a fun watercolor background! Thanks for Playing at AHSC!

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  7. Gorgeous!! Love the shadow effect you've created on your sentiment... thanks so much for playing along at Atlantic Hearts this week!

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  8. So beautiful! Love the splatter effect and the flowers. Wonderful that you scrapped with your SIL- you're both very talented ladies. Great card- Lucky recipient. TY for playing along with us over at Atlantic Hearts this week! :) ~ Ali (AHSC DT)

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  9. Love it! I love the splatter and the colours, great card! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC)!

    Brandi R
    DT member AHSC
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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