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Friday, 23 February 2018

Favourite colours.

Good morning all and thanks for popping in. 
We have made it , 
to Friday...
Hope you have a lovely weekend planned . 
It has been another busy week ,
Busy but enjoyable,,
Wednesday was our regular workshops in Hazel Grove and it was lovely 
to have a new crafter join us...
It was good to meet you Debbie and I am glad that you enjoyed the class and 
that you would like to join us again. 
We had a play with Distress Oxide ink pads...
It was good fun. 
Now today it is a new Challenge over at the 
Fussy and Fancy Challenge Blog.
Our new theme is 

Favourite Colours..

Now I know you won’t be surprised when you see what colours I have used...
No prizes for guessing..
My lovely friend Beth is hosting this challenge..
Here is what I came up with..



I just went with my instincts...


I started with a piece of stencil card, and added some yellow Distress ink...




Followed by some orange, 


Some red, an then some brown...



I also blended some colour around the edges of the card to frame it. 


Next came some water spritzing , this time I used my fan brush . (Thanks Mandy )


Love this effect when the card has been dried . 


Using Stamps from PaperArtsy
These are  JOFY set 13.
I stamped on the design using black Archival ink plus on separate stamping card. 



I did the same with the dragonfly and the flowers .


I watercoloured these in using DI and water...
Then cut them out . 

Some matting and layering , background stamping , and finally some splatting with Inka Gold ....
I used Copped...and added some water to the pot. 



I added all my  cut out parts, plus the sentiment...
And finished off with some white Posca pen ...

Here is a closer look. 



I do love these funky stamps,,.so fresh...
And they make me smile..
We all need to smile...


I hope you will pop over to the Fussy and Fancy blog 

To see the rest of the dt samples...
And even better I would love you to enter..
I just love visiting all you wonderful blogs and seeing your fabulous art work...
I wonder which is going to be the most popular favourite colour...
What would your be? 

Now Karen ...I can hear you shouting from Scotland...
Purple....lol....
I must dash 
Lots to do , 
Have a wonderful weekend...
Much love and hugs..

Jo. xxxx


8 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card Jo, these are my favourite colours so bright and colorful. Love Paper artsy stamps although not got many. Have a great weekend xx

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  2. Great card Jo. The stamps are lovely. Hugs xx

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  3. As always your instincts when it comes to crafting are spot on, \I love to follow how you made your cards. I don't know how you manage to fit everything into your busy life especially as you are now a grandma as well .... a wonderful time of your life xxx Annie

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  4. It's a very special card, I've got quite a few pots of inka gold, might try adding water to them and I need one of those brushes, enjoy your weekend xx

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  5. Your favourite colours work so well. Lovely funky design as well.
    Have a good weekend.
    Xx

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  6. Hi there Jo!! I have to agree with Annie...your instincts...as always...have served you well! What a gorgeous vibrant creation...love the colours and the Inka Gold is such a beautiful finishing touch! Wishing you a wonderful weekend Jo!
    Take care,
    Beth

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  7. Oh Jo this is FABULOUS! What a gorgeous design! I would say your favorite color is 'HOT' lol. Just beautiful and awesome inspiration ... well done!

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  8. Thank you so much everyone,,,,group hug xxxx

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