Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Thinking of You Card

Today, I am sharing a stamped card, which is really something just a little
 bit different for me.

 I love using my embossing folders and dies in my card making,
but I am not very adventurous, when it comes to stamping and inking.
Although I have quite a few stamps, they certainly don't get used very often.
I now have a Misti, which I love using and is really helping me.
There are so many lovely cards on blogs and Pinterest, that I thought it was about
time I moved out of my comfort zone to give it a try.

The stencil I have used, (I'm embarrassed to say) is one
that I've had for absolutely ages and has remained sealed in it's packaging!
For my first attempt, I am really quite pleased with the result.
I think it will definitely be going into my spares box!


Products I have used:-
Die-Namics - Pierced Rectangles
Memory Box Stencil - Textured Honey Comb
Penny Black stamp - 3122K Sunshine
Sentiment stamp - Craft magazine freebie
Distress inks - Dried Marigold and Spiced Marmalade

Challenges entered:-
Happy Little Stampers - Blend and CAS
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Kitty Bee Designs - Spring Cleaning (use something forgotten about)
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Stamped Image and Stamped Sentiment

Thanks for stopping by.
Janice x

14 comments:

  1. Lovely card Janice and I love your stencil background..I wasn't going to buy a MISTI but I saw Tim Holtz demo his new stamping tool and I was hooked so looking forward to that arriving

    Anne

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  2. Beautiful card, love the floral image and stencil background.
    Valrija xx

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  3. A beautiful card Janice, I love the stenciled background you've made. Not got a Misti, but eagerly await the arrival of the Tonic Tim Holtz tool that I've ordered.

    Sue xx

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  4. I simply LOVE the look of this card Janice. It's right up my street. Glad that the MISTI is helping you to enjoy stamping.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  5. For someone who is not used to stamp this is very beautiful card. Well done. Thank you for entering our challenge and good luck. Greetings, veerle DT-ATSC

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  6. A beautiful card Janice, such an elegant design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  7. Well this is gorgeous! I think you should venture out more often lol (but all of your cards are fabulous!) I do love the design on this one, the yellow is so pretty with that silhouette! Well done!

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  8. It is beautiful, so glad you went outside the box and used a stencil you hadn't used and did some stamping, your embossing is pretty to frame it too!

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  9. The inked background on this is fabulous with the flower silhouette Janice! I can relate to having things tucked away that have never seen any use. I think we're probably all guilty of that to one degree or another. I should follow your lead and start using things I've never tried. So glad for the inspiration!

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  10. This is a stunning design, lovely and soft look, perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining HLS

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  11. This really is a very beautiful and elegant card Janice. Barbxx

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  12. Love this Janice - you should definitely get your inks out more often! Shabneez x

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  13. Your thinking of you creation is really stylish. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to stamps challenge,Alma

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  14. Beautiful card, very elegant and I love the stencilling. Thanks so much for joining us at Colour Crazy Challenge
    Claire xx

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Many thanks for taking the time to leave me a comment.
Janice x