Monday, July 24, 2017

Birthday Wishes: Wheels

Playing with a few challenges on this perfect
summer evening. 
Addicted to CAS #116 was a challenge with wheels and the Make it Monday #292 challenge was to use color blocking in the background. 
I started with a piece of Strathmore watercolor paper. I inked a clear stamp block with PTI mint julep, tropical teal and stormy sea inks. Misted it with water and pressed the block onto the watercolor paper. It did not blend really well so I took a water brush and tried to move the color a little more. I then dried it with my heat tool and stamped the bicycle from Hero Arts and the greeting in Smokey shadow ink.  Greeting is from the set Ways to Say: birthday from PTI.  Finally I mounted it on a A2 white card base.
Thanks for stopping by, Sue.

9 comments:

  1. Great job on the color blocking with your inks.

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  2. You did waterbrush magic on this, Sue, because that background is sensational. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS.

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  3. Your background turned out FABULOUS Sue! Love too that you didn't add anything more to the card other than the bicycle and sentiment...it's absolutely perfect just like that! Love it!! :0)

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  4. Terrific card. Thanks for sharing at ATCAS!

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  5. Lovely bg, Sue! Love the silhouette of the bike against such a pretty watercolor.

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  6. Gorgeous background to your focal image. Fabulous CAS card. So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week
    jaydee

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  7. Such a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  8. Gorgeous background and a fabulous card!

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  9. Popped in to say...I love the effect you created on your background. Thank you for explaining how you did it. Great card x

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