Saturday, 7 July 2018

Making Waves

Hello!

I have a new stencil to introduce to you today - my messy rainbows stencil is great for bright and bold backgrounds.  When I used it in conjunction with some green and blue colour bursts it made me think of waves:


I sprinkled colour bursts over the stencil, spritzed with water and blotted quickly.  I did that a few times to get the depth of colour that I wanted without too much 'bleed'.  Once dry, I die cut a square out of the centre of the panel to create a frame and added the cute whale and sentiment from Mama Elephant.  I shall link this up at Happy Little Stampers July Watercolour Challenge which is Anything Goes (without the optional twist of birthdays).  I shall also join in at AAA Cards (just in time) where we are using a frame on our designs.


I used the central panel as a background for this fab porthole die from MFT and the same Mama Elephant set.  The porthole is layered up several times to create a bit of dimension.  I shall link this up at the July CAS challenge at Happy Little Stampers where the theme is Animals.

Here is the stencil that is in my Folksy shop:


Thanks for stopping by :)

Sarah x




7 comments:

  1. Fabulous stencil Sarah! Love these cards but especially the second with all that empty white space. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  2. Beautiful cards, Sarah! Love how you created your frames and that stencil is great :) Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards challenges.

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  3. Oh wow, Sarah - that stencil is really stunning and the way you used it with the watercoloring - just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us this month at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge!

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  4. Lovely cards, Sarah. Th second is perfectly cool and CAS too. Love that stencil and the gorgeous colors. Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards.

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  5. Fabulous stencil Sarah ...... love it!! Great card designs too. Thank you for playing along with the HLS CAS Challenge xx

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  6. Brilliant use of the watercolours with a stencil. A favourite technique of mine that I don't use enough. The colours are amazing! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

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  7. Love the Color Bursts through the stencil, Sarah, and that whale looks perfect with the 'waves'.

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