Thursday, October 12, 2017

In the Studio with Patt and Vicky

Hi everyone.  Today I had fun playing in the studio with two friends. :)  Vicky is new to stamping and wanted to learn about different ways to use her Big Shot, along with learning about distress inks and DOX inks.  The three of us had fun getting inky.

We also found time to play with tissue paper watercolouring using different colouring mediums.  We used distress inks, distress sprays, and Brushos.  Lots of inky mess ... nothing could be better!! :)

The card above was me showing Patt and Vicky how to smoosh with DOX inks, layering them to create a mixed media background.  I cut mine down to a small rectangle, added a white shaped die-cut and stamped a simple sentiment in matching ink.  So fun and easy to make.

I'm playing along with a couple of challenges.  First AAA#100 - Sketch ... what a great CAS design!  I used my over interpretation and hope it's close enough.  CAS-ology #270 is looking for "Odd".  My one spray of flower is an odd number.

  


Thanks for coming by for a visit!






Stamps:  Sentiment - Where the Heart is (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper:  Mixed Media panel (Strathmore 140 lb.); White card base (Neenah 110 lb.)
Ink:  Distress Inks:  Wilted Violet, Wild Honey, Fired Brick (Tim Holtz
Accessories & Tools:  water mister, heat tool, Flower Frolic die (Penny Black)

Challenges:
AAA #100 - Sketch
CAS-ology #270 - Odd

35 comments:

  1. lovely card Loll - and you are so lucky to have friends to get inky with!!

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  2. Beautiful card Loll, this background is so pretty. Sounds like you had a lot of fun! Cathy x

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  3. sounds like so much fun. Gorgeous background perfect for the simple white flower :)

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  4. Gorgeous card, love the colours
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  5. You will have us all knocking on your door for your techniques, Loll! What I particularly love about this background is that it appears there are tiny flowers in it. It could not be more perfect for that die cut! What a fun day and what another outstanding card!

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  6. Simply beautiful DOX smooshed background and CAS design, Loll. The girls are getting lessons from the best:-) Hugs

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  7. Sounds like a fun day with amazing results! Love that background!

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  8. You would make an amazing teacher, Lolly, so I'm sure your "students" had a blast and learned a lot from your mastery!! Your card is so pretty!! Hugs, Dolly

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  9. Glad you had fun with your friends! Love the blend of colours on your card!

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  10. Oh what fun - wish I could join you for a session of inky-ness. Love your resulting card Loll.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  11. Sounds like a great day to me .... there's nothing better than getting inky with friends. Fabulous results too xx

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  12. So beautiful Loll! The more I see of those DOX's, the more I'm tempted (been resisting since they came out, as I know I will want every colour they make!) Have a wonderful day and upcoming weekend my friend! Love & Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  13. Sounds like a lovely time and the result of your demonstration is beautiful. Love the colors! Wow are they pretty together. I resisted the DOX inks, but seeing more and more of what people are doing with them, I have succumbed to collecting them. Someday I WILL be able to use all these wonderful supplies. In the meantime, I sure do enjoy the eye candy you share. Makes me smile in delight! Thanks so much and have a wonderful weekend! :)

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  14. I was just thinking I wished I lived next door! Your cards are so beautiful, but your backgrounds are just awesome! Thanks for sharing, and have a great weekend!

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  15. CAS perfection Loll and LOVE the colors you used to smoosh with too! Lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

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  16. So pretty Loll and so nice to have fun in your craft room with friends.

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  17. Very striking! How fun to craft with friends.

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  18. You sure look and sound like you had fun...getting messy and inky...love it!!! Those oxides really do produce the most amazing backgrounds, as your fabulous card proves. Gorgeous colours and such a beautiful card Loll x

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  19. Really beautiful, love the pretty colours. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards

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  20. You certainly got a wonderful mix of colors here, my friend! So perfect with this sweet die cut! I know your friends loved the time with you!

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  21. Just your usual gorgeousness and way with dies. Love the colors of smooshing, and wish I could have joined in this fun time. Bet you had such fun, showing a newbie how to use the big shot and the fun techniques you do so extremely well. TFS & Hugs.

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  22. PS..forgot to say how much I'm enjoying the presentations you've been doing when you showcase your cards of late! TFS

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  23. Lovely, Loll ... what fun to get inky with like minded friends! Hugs, Anita :)

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  24. what a stunning creation Loll xxx I absolutely adore it xxx Like you I love to get together with fellow crafters

    Take care and best wishes from your newest follower
    Annie xx

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  25. Beautiful CAS card, Loll! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  26. Great CAS card, Loll! Beautiful die cuts and background colours!

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  27. It's nice that you are willing to share your expertise and your products with others, Loll. I'm sure the others had fun and learned a lot.

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  28. Beautiful card Loll! Love how you centered your focal point and kept a nice amount of white space. Thanks for joining us at CASology this week.

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  29. That watercolor is stunning and the flower just pops against it! Absolutely beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with CASology!

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  30. Awesome background Loll. Lovely touch with the white die and the thin font on your sentiment is a perfect balance. Another beautiful cas card.

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  31. This card is very beautiful and effective. It looks like a million dollars and not like a simple and fast card to make. Your enchanted backgrounds are amazing and invaluable!
    BozenA xx

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