Friday, March 1, 2013

Just Add Ink #155: Just Add A Sketch

Hi!


Challenge time at Just Add Ink again! This week Mae has designed a cute little sketch to inspire your papercrafting.


I decided to use the sketch to make a card for my parents-in-law who are celebrating their 39th Wedding Anniversary this week. That's a pretty big milestone!


As much as I love all of the new goodies from the catalogues, I decided to dust off some older favourites to use on the card. I needed the relaxation that I get from water colouring, so out came Pleasant Poppies.


I also used the gorgeous En Francais stamp for the background.  Can't remember the last time I used it, so it was well overdue!


I used a leftover piece of the water colouring for the inside - I didn't want to waste a scrap of it!

Stamps: Pleasant Poppies, Field Flowers, En Francais, Memorable Moments
Ink: Black Stazon, Riding Hood Red, Soft Suede, Old Olive, Sahara Sand
Cardstock: Water Colour Paper, Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Other: Basic Jewels Pearls, Crumb Cake Taffeta Ribbon (retired), Blender Pen

I hope you can play along with us this week at Just Add Ink.

Bye for now,

Tina

9 comments:

  1. Tina your watercolouring is beautiful so I can understand not wanting to waste any of it. I love the sprinkle of pearls inside around the greeting. Lovely use of the sketch.

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  2. Gorgeous card, Tina. Love this set and you have coloured it beautifully. It is nice to rediscover old favourites!

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  3. Gorgeous card Tina .... love how you divided the floral stamp .. inspiring me

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  4. Just beautiful Tina. Love the jewel colours of the poppies against the neutral script. xxx

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  5. stunning card Tina, just love your colouring, Debi x

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  6. Oh my this is totally gorgeous! Love the softness you've added to your poppies with the shading and your poppies are coloured beautifully! Tina this is one of my fave's!

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  7. Those Poppies look wonderful Tina. So soft and dainty and the inside is gorgeous too. A beautiful card! xxx

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  8. Such an elegant card. Love this.

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  9. Tina, your colouring is so elegant and beautiful!! This is just a gorgeous card.

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