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Friday, 30 May 2014

Outdoors.

Good morning all and welcome to Friday.

Today is a new challenge over at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog and the new theme is ....Outdoors.....

So here is my inspiration, I do hope that you like it...

I started by using the A5 washing line stencil from Clarity.

Attach the stencil to your card using low tack masking tape and then begin to sponge in the colour. I used Slate Adirondack Ink.

Start off gently and then build up some shade and depth.

Then remove the mask.

Add some sky using the cloud mask, a sponge and cloudy blue Adirondack ink.

Now some matting and layering and highlights with a white gel pen.

On a separate piece of card stamp out the blustery day stamp.

Add some colour using Watercolour pencils.

Attack this to the card and add some bakers twine, a bow and some hat pins.

I do think that the blustery day stamp and the washing line stencil go really well together.

If you would like to enter the challenge or even have a look at the other DT inspiration just pop along to the blog here......http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk

Thanks for looking in today, I am off to the publishers with some card samples and remember that Barbara is on t.v. On Sunday with the Clarity show 9-11am....

Enjoy your weekend ...

Love and hugs

Jo. X

 

13 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous Jo. Love your shading and touches of white.
    The little girl in blustery day is one of my favourites. Have a great weekend xxx

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  2. Lovely card Jo. I agree this stencil and stamp go well together. Looking forward to seeing your samples on Sunday's Clarity show. x

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  3. This is fabulous Jo! Really like it! Looking forward to Sunday's show and seeing what you made with the new stuff! xx

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  4. Beautiful Jo and a great step by step. The combination of the stamp and stencils in inspired. xxxx

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  5. loving that mask. brilliant x

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  6. Amazing card Jo. Thank you for the inspiration and the step by step.

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  7. Fab card Jo. That stamps goes perfectly with those stencils. Love it!

    I look forward to seeing your samples on Sunday. x

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  8. Wonderful card ,loved it the first time I saw it .... you are so clever at mixing your stamps and stencils .... my problem is I forget what I have got how awful is that? I do love that little blustery day stamp. :) xx

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  9. Gorgeous card and another wonderful tutorial.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  10. FABULOUS Jo!!! What a wonderful tutorial...as always!!! I think I'll call you "Fussy and Fancy's Queen of Technique"!! Have a great weekend Jo!!

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    1. Oh thanks so much Beth....your comment did make me smile...have a good weekend...hugs...Jo. X

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  11. fab card Lo. the stencil and stamp work so well together as you so rightly said. and the colours you used are so gentle. love it xx

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  12. This is gorgeous Jo and I didn't know Clarity Stamps did stencils like this. Both you and Annie have inspired to give them a go!

    Hugs, Vannessa x

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