Sunday, December 11, 2016

Striped Birthday Cards

Hello everyone! :o)

I hope you're having a great day. :o) My second post today... If you missed the first one, just scroll down or follow a direct link here.


I've played again with a CAS(E) this Sketch #160 and made these two one layerCAS (clean and simple), Striped Birthday Cards.


Here is the CAS(E) this Sketch #160.

If you like, you can see my first take on this sketch here.

For card bases I used Canson XL Mixed Media Paper. I measured width of stripes and drew lines lightly with pencil. I stamped a sentiment from Jane's Doodles 'Birthday Wishes' stamp set directly on the card base and watercolored loosely stripes using Distress Inks and a little water.

When I was satisfied with color of stripes I left cards dry on air. After drying, I highlighted stripes with black marker and my cards were finished. :o)



Card dimensions: 95 mm x 134 mm (3 3/4" x 5 1/4")

List of supplies:
  • Jane's Doodles 'Birthday Wishes' stamp set
  • Canson XL Mixed Media Paper, 300 g
  • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks
    • Mustard Seed (1st card)
    • Festive Berries (2nd card)
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen F (fine) 0.6 mm
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
  • bone folder
  • Marabu fine flat paint brush no.#10
  • water
  • paper towels



I'm entering my cards to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Artistic Inspirations, Challenge #169 - Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

2) 613 Avenue Create, Challenge #192 - Anything Goes
This is my 4th entry to this challenge.


Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

10 comments:

  1. Čudoviti sta! Všeč so mi žive barve. Sama jih premalokrat uporabim :)

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  2. Milka
    clever way to make your own stripes
    and it looks has DEEP because the black stripes
    clever lady you are
    I will remember this and try to make like you did...wonderful result and that Jane Doodles sentiment is adorable
    I knew Jane since I joined Hero Arts Flickr that was 2009 till one day I knew Blogger and play here not more time in Flickr hehe
    see you maybe around I love getting some love from you a talented lady
    big hugs
    Monika

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  3. nice Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  4. Great contemporary birthday cards. Simple but very effective design.
    Glad you stopped by at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

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