Saturday, 16 August 2014

Have A Relaxing Day...

Good morning, it's my gorgeous dad's birthday today :-) We are off to Whipsnade Zoo to celebrate, he loves Whipsnade, especially the big cats. Fingers crossed for lovely weather!

It's also time for a new challenge at Allsorts today and our theme is 'Masking and/or Stenciling' hosted by the lovely Helene. Our wonderful new sponsor is ACE Envelopes and this is the fabulous prize...  

http://www.ace-envelopes.co.uk/ 

I chose to use Stenciling for my card. Now, as you know up until a couple of weeks ago I had never owned or used a stencil and I have so far only had a little dabble - I am an absolute novice at this inking stuff ;-) I now own 4 stencils and 4 coloured inkpads! On this card I have used the same stencil 3 times at slightly different angles and different coloured inks - blue, yellow and orange. I love how the colours I have used look on the kraft card background.

 A close up of my stenciling (it is supposed to look messy!)...

Supplies:
Image & sentiment - Sea Scape 1 from Digistamp Boutique coloured with Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Other - Dovecraft kraft card blank, Texture Mesh stencil by Memory Box, Tim Holtz Mini Distress Pad Kit 1, Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
 
Please do come and join us over at Allsorts this week for our challenge x

Grab our logo
 
Hope you have a lovely weekend and I hope you can join in with our challenge:-)


10 comments:

  1. Love this - your background is great. Have a great day and hope your dad enjoys his day xx

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  2. Great idea Sarah, looks good, xxx

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  3. This fab and I adore that background x

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  4. This is just gorgeous,a fab image and layout.xxx

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  5. This is gorgeous Sarah. The stencilled background works so well that fabulous image.
    Sue xx

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  6. fab card, love the background
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
    hugs
    céline

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  7. Just what I need after a wet day! A lovely summery card x

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  8. What a fabulous background Sarah. Love it.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  9. Fab card Sarah, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. xx

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  10. I love it a real great card thanks for joining us at brown sugar and good luck
    Hugs Tonnie DT

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