Friday, 28 July 2017

Dandelion Wishes!

Good Evening Everyone, I hope you've all had a pleasant day. 
Friday's come around again so quickly, it all goes too fast for me, time that is. We are hoping for some good weather tomorrow and we will go a run up to Dornoch where there is a lovely beach and some good coffee shops. If it's raining it might well be a crafting day, we'll see.

Thank you all for the lovely comments on my last card, I appreciate all of them.

I've a card to share with you;

I was watching Sheena Douglass the other day and she was creating a background with SN Aqua Pens and a little bit of glycerin, and I thought that looks good, so I bought some glycerin and and had a go and I'm really pleased with the effect. I next used this beautiful Crafty Individual's stamp of the little girl, and then framed here with one of John Next Door Dandelion stamps from the Summer Flowers set. I heat embossed them with White EP. 
The Sentiment is from CB's McIntosh Words set.
The card has been edged with Hickory Smoke DI, then a few sequins added to finish it off.

I think the stamps go really well together, and if I say so myself I am rather pleased with how this has turned out, I hope you like it too.  Another card for my box, it's a card that would do any occasion I think.

Well it's almost time to hit the hay, it's been a long day as I was up very early to let Teallach in, he seemed a bit distressed, so I think something or someone must have spooked him, he is an awfully scardy cat, as he is a wee rescue cat I don't know about his early life as he came to use when he was one year.  He settled down once he was indoors.

So, I hope you all have a lovely weekend whatever you are doing, see you soon,


Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous, gorgeous colours and gorgeous stamps. Marlene

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Kate
Beautiful way of using John's stamps. Definitely a multi occasion stamp.
Poor T Boy. Hope he doesn't get you up early again tomorrow..... I'd say give him his own key but they never close doors behind them lol!
Have a great weekend.
Ang x

MRS DUCK said...

That should be multi occasion card.....doh! x

Mac Mable said...

Hope Teallach is ok? Great effect on that ever so pretty background..haven't tried that technique before, so one to add to the list. Yes that stamps go really well together and such a pretty card x

Rita said...

What a stunningly beautiful card Kate. You have certainly done Johnsstamps proud with this gorgeous card. Hope the weather is good tomorrow and you both get to enjoy your day out. Hugs Rita xxxx

Anet van Zyl said...

Hallo Kate, wow this is just beautiful. Love the pretty background you created with the interesting technique. Well done. Hugs Anet x

Valerija said...

Beautiful card, the background is perfect for the silhouete.
Take care, xx

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning very creative...xx
Have a lovely weekend.♥

meg said...

Beautiful colours Kate, love the stamped and embossed frame with the main image

dutchess said...

Fabulous designed card Kate putting all those different elements together....inspired design,loving your background too.....great card using lovely stamps xxxx

Dortesjs said...

awww, i have never used glycrin ! looks fab. turned out great

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a great background really makes the image pop

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is gorgeous Kate. I missed the show and the technique too, so I'm curious to know how you've used the glycerine with the Aqua markers. You should be proud of your card because it's a real beauty and the various stamps do work in total harmony with each other. Enjoy your weekend. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

Flo Langley said...

You should be pleased with it Kate. It is gorgeous. The little girl looks stunning on that fabulous background. Hope the weather is kind to you and you can go out on your adventure. Now don't let Alistair talk you into any mountain climbing. :) Have a great weekend.
Hugs Flo xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Kate,
wonderful card and your inking and design is brilliant.
Love the wonderful stamped image and the gorgeous frame of John's stamps.
I have been meaning to try this technique for sometime so thank you for the reminder.
Hope the weather is kind today and you have managed to go out.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Kate, love the design and gorgeous stamps. Have a great weekend.
Linda xxx

Cara said...

This is beautiful, love the inky background, it sets off the stamping beautifully. Poor Teallach, it's so hard when we don't know what they've experienced before they choose to live with us. Parsley bun has a scar on his top lip and I always wonder if he was attacked or if he caught it on something as he was handed into the rescue as a stray. Hope you are having a lovely weekend x

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Kate, such a beautiful background and pretty silhouette image - you certainly should be pleased with it, its fabulous.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Diane said...

Really gorgeous colors Kate and lovely stamp.

Hugs Diane

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi there Kate, I just love this card. Fabulous image, beautiful background colours and the sentiment fits the image perfectly, in fact I love everything about it! Hope you have had a good weekend.
Love & Hugs Jennifer xx.

Mia said...

How fabulous card, Kate. I love the dandelions and the beautiful background. Kisses, my friend.

Karen D. said...

so magical and a delight to the eyes...well done Kate.
xx Karen

Sue said...

Wonderful card, Kate. Love the border around the little girl and the inking you did. Yep, could be used for a lot of occasions.

When our daughter was little we had an all black cat, he used to walk across the piano on Saturday mornings when we could sleep in to wake us up!!


Barb said...

What a lovely card. I also keep meaning to try Sheena's glycerine tip. It certainly worked well for you. The little girl silhouette is lovely and the border stamps look very pretty. Barbxx

Jules said...

Hi Kate

A really beautiful card.

I love the silhouette and your fabulous inking and border!

Great colour choices too.

I hope all is well with you.

Love Jules xx

scrAPpamondo said...

This is so sweet and remember me when I was a kid... Fabulous times, those! :D Love the colors, the background and the beautiful silouette!

Pat said...

I adore the blue and yellow background Kate and I haven't tried the glycerin yet but the colours have blended together beautifully and the silhouette image in black really stands out and I love the way you have framed it with the white dandelions which draws your eye in to the sweet little girl. x