Wednesday, 2 April 2014


I have been meaning to do this card for a long time - it's cased from a swap
 that I received at Regional Training in May last year from Sally Bowman
 (who was inspired by Dawn Griffith)
So thanks to both of you - I have enjoyed getting inky fingers with this one!!

Colour combo is Pool Party, Marina Mist and Pacific Point.
I used Watercolour Paper with an aquapainter.
I wet the paper, then, using re-inkers, picked up ink with the aquapainter
and applied it in a scribbling fashion across the page with each colour.
When the ink /paper had dried, I over stamped with stamps from
the Summer Silhouette stamp set in Black.
Matted and layered onto Pacific Point, then White card stock
and finally onto a Basic Black card base.

Mmmm - must try this again with different colours and stamps!!


  1. Ooo love these colours, and I love the stamps too.. Fab card, Px

  2. This is fantastic, I love the effect you have achieved xxx

  3. Fabulous, love the colours of your background and the stamp looks fabulous.
    Linda xxx

  4. it's a beautiful card Kate love that blue colour.

    gr karin

  5. Love that stamp Kate and the effect with the colour layers. Very dramatic.

  6. Kate I really like this, so different and worka perfectly with the stamps x

  7. Gorgeous card Kate the stamped image is lovely and the ink colours wonderful
    Janet xxx

  8. wow Kate loving htis hun super stunning - have a great day - hugs xxx

  9. Love it Kate it sounds like a fun card to do xxx

  10. Fantastic job! love the inky blues & fabby stamp :)

  11. Very nice. Just shows that a quick, inky, background can be very effective.

  12. I love this Kate....that blue is so vivid, and I adore silhouette stamps anyway.......I seem to be missing so much blogging at the moment, there's just not enough hours in the day, so apologies if I don't comment as often as I normally do xx


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