Monday, 26 June 2017

Inspire

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

The background on this one was created by mopping up all the excess ink on my Craft Sheet from previous Chalk Cloud projects onto a piece of Coconut White Card. I used the main colours on my background for my stamping and embellishments. I trimmed my background piece and inked around the edges with Toasted Rose CS Chalk Cloud using a Smoothie. I matted onto Black Card and then onto Coconut White Card.

I stamped the Woodware Vintage Fabric Stamp onto Coconut White Card using Blue Lagoon Chalk Cloud applying the ink to the stamp via a Smoothie. I tore around the edges and then inked with Sweet Apple Chalk Cloud.

I stamped the eye from the Woodware Eyes Stamp Set using Toasted Rose Chalk Cloud.

I stamped the INSPIRE test from the Woodware Vintage Inspiration Stamp Set, again using Toasted Rose. I tore around the eye and the sentiment using my Tim Holz Ruler to get a more even tear and then inked around the edges with Sweet Apple. I stamped the 'Always try to' from the Vintage Inspiration Stamp Set using Onyx Black Versafine Ink.

I covered 2 of the flourishes on the Flourishes Pop-ems sheet with a thin coat of White CS Gesso. I popped them out and then covered with Sweet Apple CS Chalk Cloud by pouncing on with my Smoothie to get a good coverage. I inked up the Woodware Crazy Mosaic Background with Toasted Rose Chalk Cloud and stamped onto the flourishes.

I made a couple of flowers out of more of my mopped up ink background and Black Card using Sue Wilson's Succulent Garden and Sweet Williams Die Sets. I added a little Toasted Rose Chalk Cloud to the tips of the petals and a 5mm Black Pearl to the centres.

I completed my card by adding a Small Black Circle Dazzler to each corner of my background.

The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on 23rd June is ..........................

Littlelamb

Please email me at juliawattscrafts@gmail.com with your address and I'll pop your card in the post.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk
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21 comments:

  1. Hi Julia
    Great background again.Love the colours together.
    Jan x

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  2. Lovely card, very pretty.

    Congrats to the card winner.

    Michele

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  3. Looking forward to having a go with chalk colour clouds. They're awaiting collecting from mail depo as I was out when the Postie came. The effect is lovely.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  4. Lovely card Julia, very pretty colours.
    Congratulations to Littlelamb
    Marion S x

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  5. Hi Julia
    A lovely card and great background and colours.
    Congrats to Littlelamb.
    B xx

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  6. Good Morning Julia. Such a lovely card this morning . Love how you have created the background with the chalk colour cloud left on your mat. The Pom-ems give some depth to card and the torn card. Wendy

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  7. Morning Julia, lovely card today.

    Congratulations to Littlelamb

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  8. A beautiful card that started life as a piece of "mopped up" card

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  9. Love the card and the colours
    Love June horrocks xxxx

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  10. Morning Julia

    Eye eye... love the splendid mopping up colours and the card is gorgeous

    June x

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  11. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, love the soft colours you have used.
    Lydia
    x

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  12. Beautiful card Julia
    Well done to Littlelamb

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  13. Wow I have won the freebie card. It looks gorgeous. Thank you Julia and for the comments. Love today's card. I have the word stamps just need the 'eye' stamps. Thanks for your ideas Julia.

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  14. Hi Julia, A lovely card.
    Congratulations to Littlelamb, enjoy.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  15. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card and colors.
    Congratulations to Littlelamb!
    Carmen (Canada)

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  16. Hello Julia.

    Great card. I really like the colour clouds, very delicate colours. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations Littlelamb.

    Best wishes

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  17. Hi Julia this is a stunning card I love the stamps and the soft colours. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  18. What a great idea for a background, no wasting with you....I do so
    agree...beautiful card Julia....luv Ursula xxxx

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  19. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, I love the soft colours and the stamps.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Heather

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  20. Hi Julia, a super card, love the soft coloured background and stamps. Well done Littlelamb. Bx

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