Thursday, December 21, 2017

Flowery Thanks

Hi everyone.  I created another card for the CAS Watercolour December Challenge - Anything Goes.


Having more fun playing with DOX inks.  I do love how the inks layer to create beautiful backgrounds.

This combination of red and purple makes me happy. :)  I created a regular A2 size smooshed background and was able to use it for both the flowers and the piece behind the honeycomb aperture.  I stamped a sentiment banner in the same purple ink and adhered it to the bottom of my card front.  Quick and easy card!

Here's the close-up.
There's still a few days left for the CAS Watercolour challenge, so come play along.  Challenge closes Dec. 24th at midnight (PST).







Stamps:  Sentiment - Bouquet of Thanks (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper:  White card base and front (Neenah 110 lb.); Mixed media (Strathmore 140 lb.)
Ink:  DOX inks:  Wilted Violet, Fired Brick (Tim Holtz)
Accessories & Tools:  water mister, heat tool, Shall We Dance Flower die (Penny Black); honeycomb die (AliExpress)

Challenges:
CAS Watercolour December Challenge - Anything Goes

27 comments:

  1. A fabulous card and beautiful colours.
    Kath x

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  2. Fabulous as always Loll.... love that die!

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  3. Gorgeous card, love the colours too. Merry Christmas! Cathy x

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  4. Beautiful! I need to remember this color combo!

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  5. Love that wonderful colour combination! How perfect to have the piece to fit behind the honeycomb and to die cut the flowers!

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  6. Love these colors, Loll! Beautiful flowers and matching piece behind the honeycomb that looks like flowers in front of the trellis and behind!

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  7. This is SO pretty Loll! The reds and purples make me smile too! Lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

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  8. So pretty, and love the colors. Quick and easy in YOUR hands maybe. I would have struggled to think of a way to use the smooshed colors! I like that cutout honeycomb corner that allows the underneath to shine out and complement those lovely flowers! TFS, Hugs & Merry Christmas too!

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  9. This is so pretty, Lolly! It has a cheerful, lilting attitude and I like that! So will the happy mail recipient!! Happy Holiday Hugs! Dolly

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  10. Such a lovely mix of colors Loll - wonderful honeycomb cut out and pretty long stems to balance it off on the other side! Christmas is coming!! Julia xx

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  11. Loll, gorgeous colours and love the honeycomb die cut background.

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  12. Such a pretty card, love the colours
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  13. What a gorgeous combination of colors and beautiful design! Love how you matched the die cut flowers to the background color behind the mixed media die! This is so well done!

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  14. Quick and easy maybe, but also is absolutely stunning Loll.
    Christmas blessings to you and yours
    Maxine

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  15. What a lovely card! The colors are stunning!! I so wish I could do better at creating CAS cards. I never know when to stop. Your card is beautiful inspiration! Merry Christmas to you Loll!

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  16. What a beautiful card, Loll! So vibrant and pretty. You do such a wonderful job creating lovely and striking CAS cards. Thank you so much for sharing. And thank you for the beautiful holiday card you sent me. I so appreciate your thoughtfulness! And I love the trees! My daughters do, too. :) Hugs!!

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  17. Loll, you just make the best cards, this one is so very pretty! And OMG, do you know how excited I was to receive your Christmas card with that cute little PB snowman...oh gosh that is a favorite because with your background you just made it come alive! Thank you for gifting that to me! And I wish you and yours a very blessed and wonderful Christmas! Looking forward to seeing you over at the Two-Fer!! *wink *wink*

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  18. Beautiful, Loll! Love the bold colors but the delicate honeycomb and flowers -- I can't seem to find that specific honeycomb though...

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  19. Vibrant and dramatic in a delightfully pretty way, Loll ... this is just lovely! Hugs & Joyeux Noël, Anita :)

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  20. Just lovely. I hope your holidays are wonderful shared with your family, Loll. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards and techniques all through the year. I wish you another terrific new year with health and happiness.

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  21. Love the colour combination and your amazing card x

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  22. Such a gorgeous blend of colors, Loll, and the design is beautiful! Have a wonderful Christmas!

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  23. Lovely card Loll, gorgeous colours. Big thank you for hosting CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour - I always enjoy joining in the 'challenge'. Very Best Wishes for Christmas and 2018

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  24. Beautiful card, Loll. Awesome work with the smooshed background. The mix of red and purple is so pretty. Love that honeycomb background. I need to start using mine. 😉

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  25. Just wonderful what you create with different types of ink! I finally have some DOX but haven't had time to play yet... This is a gorgeous card!

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  26. This looks beautiful ..... love the colours xx

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