Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Muse212 - Thanks


I love the look of monochromatic cards, like the one Jenni has given us as inspiration for this week's Muse:



I have been excited to try a technique that I saw here and knew that these Altentew flowers would work. The idea is that you use one of the solid layers with misted distress ink to get a watercolour look, and then stamp the outline. I used a couple of colours of distress ink to give some interest.

I was about half-way through making my card when I realized that I was using the same set Jenni had used; but she got a completely different look by using a different layer. So I decided to change up my colour and use some green MFT inks and give her technique a try as well!


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15 comments:

  1. Stunning cards, as always! Jo x

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  2. I have to try that technique too, now! Such a gorgeous card. As is the second one, with a completely different look.

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  3. 2 lovely cards, Ardyth. Especially like the rich blue and purple card :)

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  4. Love the look of that first card will have to give it a try when I get home!x

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  5. I saw that technique but haven't given it a try yet. Now that I've seen it again in your lovely example, Ardyth, I will definitely do it. I love it in the green, too.

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  6. I love to see these 2 very different takes on Jenni's card. I love the arty look of the first card...also how wonderfully CAS it is x

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  7. Your flower looks absolutely amazing, Ardyth!!!! Love the thin strip of glitter paper at the top!!! Your second card with the leaves is beautiful!!!!

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  8. Awesome technique, amazing results, stunning creation! Lovin' the purple!!!

    The green leaves on the 'thanks' card are so fun & vibrant. Nice wee bits of bling too :)

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  9. Two very beautiful cards, Ardyth! I love the result of the technique on your flower, gorgeous!

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  10. This is gorgeous! Thanks for pointing me in the direction of the video! :)

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  11. I absolutely love how you have coloured that flower - really caught my eye, and I had to have a closer look. Beautiful colouring, so delicate.

    I love your leafy card too - looks beautiful!

    Jen xx

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  12. Two absolutely GORGEOUS cards, Ardyth! I think I'm going to try this technique, too...thanks for inspiring me!

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