Saturday, April 20, 2019

Just Saying Hello

Hi Crafty Friends,

t’s challenge time with the “Crazies” over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Rebecca Ednie our challenge hostess for the month, continues to issue the challenges.

Being the third Saturday in the month it is time for a sketch challenge.

For my card today, I took the opportunity to play with some new floral stamps I purchased recently from Altenew. These flowers are from the Rinnie Roses Clear Stamp set. I also received some of Altenew's Artist Markers for my birthday at the end of last month, so I used those to color the flowers. The leaves were colored using Copics as I don't have any greens in Altenew Markers as yet. I guess that will be the next color I will need.

One of the things I like about the Altenew markers is that they match their ink pad colors etc. Of course as luck would have it, I don't have the colors I used for the roses, so I used the closest I could find to ink up the background I used for my card. The stamp used here is Hero Arts Ocean Waves Bold Print, I have a feeling I will be using this stamp a bit in the future.

I added a sentiment to the circle panel which is from Altenew's Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum Clear Stamp set. I also added a fish tale flag to the side of the circle panel and then added transparent blue droplets to it.

For the inside of my card I created a pop-up card using Karen Burniston's Katherine Label Pop-up die set. 
Along the top and bottom edges, I created a multi colored panel using the Hero Arts Ocean Waves Bold Prints stamp which I inked using the same colors I used on the front of the card. To create the wavy edge, I die cut the panels using one of the borders from the Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders die set.

I added a sentiment to the label using one of the sentiments from the Altenew Versatile Vases Clear Stamp set.

I added a few more flowers from the Rinnie Roses Clear stamp set to the bottom panel of the card and also to decorate the label.

Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.

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