Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Flying High

Whilst I was busy stamping watercolour effect backgrounds I made a second card, this time for the challenge which goes live today at The Male Room. It's a special day too as we are welcoming four new designers to the team! Today's challenge is a theme and, somewhat predictably (although we are a challenge blog for cards for guys, so we have a very valid excuse) we have chosen


And here is my card


I used two inks, Tempting Turquoise and Crushed Curry to make my skyscape for the little plane to fly out of. I don't own the stamp, I just borrowed it from the craft club leader. It is stamped in Always Artichoke.


I made a banner and stamped the greeting also from a stamp set which I borrowed (it's fun to play with other people's stash and share yours too!). After fussy cutting out the banner I popped it up on 
foam. I had the idea of it trailing behind the plane but just couldn't get it to work here.



I love the way the ink has pooled and dripped and spread over the shimmer cardstock.
There is a fun watercolour challenge at another CAS challenge blog AAA cards which I will pop this card into.

5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous watercoloured background strip, the colours are so vivid. You might want to pop this into AAA Cards current challenge.

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    1. Great to see your card at AAA Cards!

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  2. Oooooh this watercolor background is fantastic!! Love the plane image stamped on it. Striking. Thanks so much for joining us at AAA Cards for our watercolor challenge.

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  3. Striking background, and great man card!

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  4. Fantastic Father's Day card :-)) beautiful background and I like how you added the sentiment above the plane.
    Hugs, Andreja

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