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Friday, 17 October 2014

Wish, Believe

Good morning all.

Yesterday was a little better...I got happy post in the morning...a stamp order and a goody bag I'd won on FB from Cowling and Wilcox which contained lots of sample sizes of various paint mediums and a couple of paint brushes, one of which was exactly what I needed to use with my aquatints!
 With a lingering migraine I hadn't managed any crafting during the day as I just couldn't concentrate but I did manage this last night.

I used the Grunge set of aquatints to make my background and used a little gesso around the edges and some water drops as a resist. The dies are Signature dies from Joanna Sheen and although bought a little while ago this is their first outing! The tickets are from LOTV and were one of my purchases at Harrogate. the bow and gem are from my stash. I did edge the topper with stickles which is still wet in the photo...hopefully it will look better dry!

Everything has been put on with foam pads/tape to give some dimension but it will probably still be flat enough to post.


Challenges entered:
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - things with wings
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes/make your own background
Pile it On - use two or more die cuts
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - anything goes twist stripes

20 comments:

  1. Hi Carol sorry to hear about the Migraine they are horrible nasty things to have glad to hear that you are recovering. Carol this is absolutely gorgeous what wonderful colours and I really love that silhouette fairy this is quite exquisite.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  2. Beautiful colours and I love fairies too and they look stunning in silhouette. Hope your migraine has gone now.
    Lorraine

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  3. This is gorgeous Carol. The background colours look wonderful.
    Sue xx

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  4. Beautiful card Carol, love all the gorgeous colours and your fairy scene.
    Pleased your feeling better, hugs Kate x

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  5. This is gorgeous Carol, what do you think of the aquatints, I haven't bought any myself.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Hi Carol a beautiful card, love the rainbow effect with the Aquatints. Hope your migraine is better now, hugs Susan x

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  7. Carol, not sure if you saw my Facebook message yesterday. You've made this gorgeous card from some goodies. You've won something else:

    http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html

    Hope you and the family are keeping OK. Best wishes, Kym xxx

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  8. Carol "wow" this is stunning x

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  9. This is gorgeous Carol, such beautiful colours.
    I hope you are feeling better now, have a lovely weekend.
    Pauline
    x

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  10. A truly gorgeous card Carol, the rainbow background is fabulous as is the image.
    Janet xxx

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  11. So sorry to learn you haven't been well Carol, hope you are feeling better. Love your card, the colours are fabulous and the silhouette fairy is gorgeous. Michelle x

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  12. Hope your over the worst of your migraine now. Your card is super. Love the background colours and the fairy on the mushroom a perfect finish.
    I tend to have stuff for ages before I use it as well. The whisky bottle is still on my desk but I keep getting way laid! hugs Mrs A.
    p.s It was Rita's fault this time.

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  13. Gorgeous! Love that rainbow effect you've created. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  14. Beautiful card, love the diffrent techniques you used to create this!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes Challenge!! :)

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  15. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our PTT Anything Goes Challenge.

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  16. Gorgeous project!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  17. Wonderful creation! Background is gorgeous, I love this colors with black image!
    Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge and good luck.
    Ileanaxx

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  18. Beautiful card - love your color choices and the delicate fairy and mushroom!!! Thanks for joining us as Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge!!!!
    Hugs
    Lynne, DT Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge

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  19. Gorgeous background! Thanks for playing along with us at Pile it On!
    Tracey, DT

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  20. Love the background, love the silhouette. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Penny's challenges-see you Wednesday for a new one!

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