Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Winnie and Walter - 3rd Birthday Bash - Ink Smooshing with Heather H.

I'm back with my 5th and final entry for the Winnie and Walter - 3rd Birthday Bash!  Thank goodness my cards are all done as I can feel myself becoming sick with the flu/cold that Phoebe, Dave and Max have had over the last three weeks. I haven't been sick ages, so looks like its now my turn. Oh goodie!!




For this card I am entering the Ink Smooshing Challenge with Heather H. I really enjoy this technique because its totally uncontrolled and different every single time. Nice to make a mess instead of keeping everything clean and tidy!!
 

I cut a panel of water colour CS and using Distress Ink 'Mermaid Lagoon', water and my ink block, I smooshed the colour over it a few times. Once it had dried I used the medium circle die from W&W 'Essentials: Carly Cutaways' to cut out a portion of it. I also decided to die-cut the bottom of the card with a stitched-curved die (from Pretty Pink Posh) just for a bit of a change and it went with the curve of the circle.

On a piece of water colour CS I stamped and heat embossed the flowers and leaves (from W&W 'In Bloom: Addies Garden') in white. I then used Real Color Zig Brush Markers to colour them in, along with a water brush. Once they were dry I fussy cut them out. The circle panel was popped up on foam tape on the card front and the flowers/leaves adhered with double-sided tape and foam tape. The sentiment was simply stamped in black (from W&W 'Happiest of Holidays with Evelin T Designs') and glued on with some blue/clear sequins from Neat and Tangled.

I'm going to link this to the Winnie and Walter - 3rd Birthday Bash - Three Challenge with Shay as I used three colours - grey, green and blue. And I also had a card base with three straight sides and one curved.

And I will also link to the Winnie and Walter - 3rd Birthday Bash - Mood Board Challenge with Heather P. 


I wanted to join a couple of other challenges. One being The Card Concept Challenge # 68 where their inspiration photo is:


And will also join the Stamplorations CAS March Challenge where their inspiration this month is:




Thank you so much for getting through all my W&W entries and I hope you enjoyed them all. I feel absolutely dreadful now so will go back to the couch and hope someone will look after me.......yeah right!!

Take care
Shona
 

8 comments:

  1. Dear heaven...so beautiful. I could get lost in this card. Love the grey with pale blue.

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  2. Dear heaven...so beautiful. I could get lost in this card. Love the grey with pale blue.

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  3. Gorgeous! I love to ink smoosh too and you've reminded me that it's been a while since I did. Hope you bounce back soon. Autumn is far too early to be struck with winter ills!

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  4. GORGEOUS!!!! What a stunning card Miss Shona.

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  5. Yup! Gorgeous is the perfect word for this card. I love it. Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept.

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  6. Love this design...beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  7. I love that blue watercolor piece behind your pretty flowers. Great design! Thanks for playing along in the STAMPlorations CAS challenge.

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  8. Definitely my FAVE STUNNING card of the lot! LOOOOVE it-- HUGS Shona dear!

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