Wednesday, 12 June 2019

* Cat and Bird


Hello!

I'm delighted to have found some time to make a card for the Lost Coast Portal challenge. 
I've had a few Lost Coast Designs stamps for a while and thought it was time to use them. I decided to have a play with the Cat and Bird stamp.
The theme is Lemon, Lime and Black and here is the card I made:


The stamp was heat embossed with fine black powder and a mask made to place over the stamped image while I made the background.  I used Distress Oxides in Twisted Citron and Fossilised Amber - applying them to a craft mat, spritzing with water and smooshing the card through the colour. I dried each layer before adding the next until I was happy with it's appearance. While the mask was still in place I added some splatters of watered down black acrylic paint. The edges of the background were inked with Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink and some text was stamped on either side.
I matted the background on to yellow, green and black card and popped it onto a 7 x 7 inch card base. 



Thanks for stopping by today.
xoxo

I'd like to play along in these challenges:

* Lost Coast Designs (on Facebook) 14/06
Double Trouble #30 Stencilling/Embossing 17/06
heat embossed stamp
Dream Valley #204 Summer Colours 22/06
2 Crafty Critter Crazies. #27 26/06 WINNER

Creativ Fusion #12 AG 27/06
Sttinkin Inkers Colourful World 28/06
SUYP #43 31/06
Stamping Sensations True Colours 02/07
Take It, Make It  02/07



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15 comments:

  1. WoW ! That is very cool. LUV the stamp and what a superb background you made :-)
    Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP Cats Challenges =^..^=
    Hugz
    IKE

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  2. Beautiful. Stams and colours match beautifuly. Thank you for joining at stamping sensations.

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  3. Wow, what a fantastic background and love the silhouette of the heat embossed cat and bird against it. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and 2 Crafting Critter Crazies and please join us in the future for more fun challenges.

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  4. Hi Carole I love this card. It is fantastic. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. Very cool stamp! I love it so much! Unique & fun. I love lemon & lime too.. Very cool

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  6. I adore your inky background and it makes the prefect backdrop for that super image, thanks so much for joining in with our June theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  7. Great use of the color scheme for the challenge Carole! I keep saying the same thing, but your backgrounds are so special.
    Hugs Monica

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  8. Gorgeous. Love that background for this beautiful stamp. Thanks for joining the fun at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity Challenge. Hugz

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  9. The bird is King in my house for sure! hehe I love this cute image.
    I'm a birdie lover so your lovely card really speaks to me.

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  10. This looks so cool .... I love the colour of the background. Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

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  11. This is one beautiful card! I adore my cats and this card is just lovely. I especially like how perfectly you were able to use the color challenge. Thank you for playing along at Double Trouble #30.

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  12. I really love the way you matted this adorable image! That cat looks like he is pretending that he doesn't know there is a bird on his head! Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenges!

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  13. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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