Tuesday, July 18, 2017

CAS Colours and Sketch #232 - Colour Challenge

Hi Everyone,

Another new 2017-18 In-Color for you to try with this week's CC&S challenge.  This one is Powder Pink, which reminds me of the pink ballet leotards are made in.  It's very similar to Blushing Bride, but with a little less brown undertone.   I have to admit, this isn't my first card.  It's not even my second card!  The colors challenged me a bit because I was determined to make the Powder Pink and Soft Sky the feature colors.

I worked on watercolor paper using the smoosh technique with Powder Pink and Soft Sky inks.  I applied the ink to a scrap of clear acetate, spritzed the paper with water and let the inks work their magic.  Because the colors are soft, it needed a little more dimension. Using a very old SU stamp,  the splash of extra dots were created by stamping directly on the paper.

The Night of Navy birthday script is a die from MFT and the border die is from Avery Elle.

I hope you will come and play in the gallery this week - but first, pop by the CC&S blog and peek at the rest of the DT's creations!

Challenges Entered:
Happy Little Stampers July 2017 - CAS Birthday
Crafty Friends Challenge #62 - Florals
My Time to Craft #350 - In the Garden
Simply Papercraft #48 - AG
That's Crafty! July 7 - AG

4 comments:

  1. I love your ink smooshing! Pretty card.

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  2. Such a pretty card Cathy, Thank you for sharing with us over at That's Crafty and joining in with the Anything Goes Blog Challenge.. Best Wishes Tracey.

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  3. Beautiful colours and wonderful smooshed panel. You should also link this up to our watercolour challenge :) Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

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  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at MTTC, good luck!!! Amy DT

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