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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Sending Sunshine

I watercoloured this stamped background during Kathy's30 Day Colouring Challenge and its been sitting there waiting to be used. I White embossed this background stamp that is from MFT on watercolour paper then I used some Zigs going quite heavy in colour in some spots and more like a wash in other areas. This is probably one of my most popular background stamps as it looks fantastic for water colour and Copics or silver/gold/black embossed on coloured cardstock. I have a previous post where I embossed in Gold on Black and used for a wedding card and it looks wonderful.




In this instance I cut the piece in half so I can use for two card front. Before mounting onto the orange background I die cut the 'Sending Sunshine' word die from the panel and also out of Gold Mirror cardstock.

You Cant see it here but the flowers have a wonderful shimmer from the use of Wink of Stella added to them. I wanted you to feel that the panel is all about Sunlight, bright, sunshine.

After I attached the watercoloured panel to the orange card stock I then placed the gold die cut in the negative die cut. I had kept all the little bits to put them back into place. 

Once this was done I offset the original 'Sending Sunshine' sentiment so you could see the gold/ golden/sunshine trapped inside. A couple of gems and all finished. I did take the photos in the hope you could see the offset design but its easier to see IRL.


Lets see if I can find any challenges???


A perfect card for the HLS Die Cuts Challenge, and 613 Avenue Create who have an anything goes challenge on at the moment.











A brand new challenge for me and looks very interesting. 
If your looking for challenges it might be worth going to have a look.





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17 comments:

  1. What a beautiful background and technique.....makes for a very stunning card!

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  2. wow! Beautiful card! Gorgeous techniques.

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  3. Hiding a sentiment in this beautiful panel was a great choice, love it and the colours!

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  4. Amazing card! And you are right, the stamp works wonderfully with so many techniques, and all of the cards you've made with it have looked stunning!

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  5. Wow, that has a really cool effect! Your water colored panel was so perfect that I don't know if I could have cut into it.

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  6. Wow, awesome stamping and card! I am sure the shimmer is beautiful in person!

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  7. Ooooh, GORGEOUS!!! It's perfectly lovely!! So glad you joined us at MFP Stamps Challenge!!
    Hugs!

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  8. Sheer awesomeness! Another really stunning card!

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  9. Hi Aileen,
    unusual sight !! I have this stamp background, but not yet used. Now I know that I need quickly something to do with it. You created the wonder! (I have some doubts whether it is well translated into English :-( ) I love the color gradation in your card.
    hugs,
    Bozen

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  10. WOW! Every visit leaves me breathless with the abundant creativity you share with us! This card: another stunning beauty!
    ~carol

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  11. This is a fun card! So vibrant and pretty.Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  12. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Stamps Challenge.

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  13. just stunning mf....so rich looking and wonderfully done.
    Hope you have a great wknd.
    hugs,
    Karen

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  14. Love those colours and the camouflaged sentiment.
    Thanks for joining in at HLS. :)

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  15. Very nice work! Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  16. Wow that certainly is a bright sunny card, love it!

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  17. I love dipping into your blog as you are truly amazing. Always come up with the most stunning cards. Sensational colouring and the most fabulous cards...Thank you x

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