Wednesday 12 October 2016

Muse 187 - Thank You


Here's my Muse card for this week! Tracey has given us a clean, fresh, happy inspiration:




I focused on Tracey's:
-floral theme
-rainbow of colours
-layout

Also, my Muse friend, Aileen, has started a new challenge The Flower Challenge. The current challenge is "Anything Goes" and I'm thrilled to link this up there.

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You may have noticed that this is not my usual photo backdrop. I am currently in Minnesota with some stamping friends and did not bring my light box. The fireplace and sun off the lake made a lovely alternative!

I used my MISTI to stamp the flowers several times, starting with the lightest colour, then layering smaller areas with deeper colours. Once I finished all the stamping, I lightly misted the watercolour panel to get the ink to move just a little.

I used:
-Altenew Floral Shadows
-Altenew Bamboo Roses
-Distress Inks

18 comments:

  1. I love the angle of the flower panel. Your misted flowers are colorful and so pretty.

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  2. Lovely card, the watercoloring is perfect! Great backdrop too, I'm kinda partial to fireplaces...

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  3. So so pretty - such gorgeous colours! Hope you gals have a fantabulous time! :D

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  4. Beautiful card, love the softness. Good job :D

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  5. Beautiful take on Tracey's Muse card, Ardyth! I love the watercolored effect on these pretty blooms!

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  6. Oh what pretty flowers Ardyth, this is wonderful!

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  7. These are beautiful watercolour-y flowers! And I agree, not a bad alternate photo background. :)

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  8. What a wonderful break you are having - stamping with friends!! Bliss. Love your card, and thanks for sharing how you used the MISTI in the making
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  9. I love your stitched angled panel for your beautiful watercolored flowers. So colorful and cheerful. Your bold sentiment is perfect too. TFS Ardyth

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  10. Lovely card, Ardyth. I like the slanted panel with the pretty flowers :)

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  11. I love the loose look of the flowers, Ardyth.

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  12. Beautiful! Love those watercolored flowers -- I have yet to do one that looks more than a blog...

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  13. your cards always get my attention...love this and it's pretty colours and great design...
    Thanks so much for playing along with The Flower Challenge!
    hugs,
    K

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  14. So beautiful...love your gorgeous flowers and that technique was so fun to learn.

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  15. Ardyth, you have so taken off with the watercolour look, it is brilliant. Beautiful card. Aileen DT

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  16. Ardyth you are really mastering that technique! That is such a gorgeous gorgeous card!

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