Thursday, 12 January 2017

Happy Birthday Ros


Happy Birthday to Ros  my dear team-mate at City Crafter Challenge Blog . I hope she's received this card in the post.

With Ros in mind I used elements I think Ros likes (eg trees, soft background) and in doing so inadvertently made a card that is quite influenced by her own style, I think!

The tree and birds are a Clarity stencil that comes with the cut out bits to use as a mask. I used the tree mask as a stamp and stamped it in Versamark and then embossed it with white pearl ep. Then I placed the matching stencil over it and did the birds, using my new Nuvo mousse. The sentiment is a magazine freebie stamp.

I actually made this before Christmas and when I came to send it, I couldn't find it anywhere! I searched for days until I gave up and decided to make a replacement. I was just drying the background with a heat gun when it came to me in a blinding flash.... I'd put the original card under a pile of books to flatten it out! So, now I have a spare background to use for something else.

Ros ...I hope you have a great day.

I'd like to enter:
Aud Sentiments  ag with sentiment
Happy Little Stampers Watercolour  I used a stencil plus  water and distress inks for the background.
Dragonfly Journeys  birthday
Seize the Birthday  ag

17 comments:

  1. Very beautiful card with the pastel shades you used Marina

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. It's beautiful! Thank you! It may have to stay up all year as it matches my decor!

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  3. Fabulous card and yes Ros sure loved it by the comments she left x

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  4. delicate colors and a lovely scene of nature.

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  5. Very beautiful, such a serene scene and pretty colors. Great idea to use the masks as stamps, this gave me some ideas, thanks Marina!

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  6. I am glad you found it, it's beautiful! I love the soft colours. Such a cool idea to use the stencil as a stamp. xxx

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  7. Wow! And just like you I was inspired by Ros herself. This is lovely!

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  8. The perfect card for Ros--beautifully done, Marina!

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  9. Fabulous card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
    Aud Sentiments
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  10. Beautiful card, love the soft colors and what a serene look of nature! I love the embossing and the Nuvo you've used to add the birds. Thank you so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  11. What a soft and pretty card Marina and such a creative way to use those stencils and masks! I'm sure Ros will love this little beauty!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  12. Hi Marina! Beautiful colors and just a gorgeous birthday card with the embossing too. Thanks so much for joining my Birthday Bash blog challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  13. I really like this! The white against the subtle colors is so lovely! Beautiful work on the tree and birds!
    - Shauna

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  14. Very beautiful card with gorgeous soft colors...THank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge,hope to see you again
    Zeljka DT

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  15. Love your own background and beautiful color! Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers January Watercolour challenge! Gloria xx

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