Monday, October 20, 2014

Splattered ink cards- When in Doubt Twirl & Do What Makes You Happy

Hello Crafters!

Last week I shared a Thank You card using Distress Stains.  Today, I would like to share two more cards using the stains but a different technique.

Both cards are using the new stamp set from Quietfire, Twist & Enjoy.  Talk about a fun set of stamps!
Twirl & Enjoy, Set of 3 Stamps - Mounted
To make the cards: three Distress Stains (Spiced Marmalade, Scattered Straw and Barn Door) were randomly dropped on a piece of white heavy card stock.  The result was a page full of the coolest splatters!  Then, one of the Spellbinders matting dies was used to cut out the rectangular pieces of card stock with splatters that I wanted to use on the card fronts.  Two of the sentiments from the stamp set were heat embossed near the splatters.  Here is a close up of the When in Doubt Twirl stamped sentiment:
The fronts were matted on black card stock and mounted on 4.25 x 5.5 cards.  Below is another blotted card using the Do What Makes You Happy stamp:
I like the simplicity of the cards and pop of the colors.  Plus, it is always a good time to have inky fingers!  Playing with inks, stamps and paper is one thing that does make me happy!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great day!
Hugs,
Kathy Jo

These cards are entered into the following challenges:
Fantastic Tuesday, Add yellow
Word Art Wednesday, AG
Pile It On, Cheerful/Uplifting Message
Sister Act, AG
TTCRD, AG
Crafty Girls, AG
Aud Sentiments, AG with Sentiment
Inky Impressions, AG
Creative Fingers, AG
Simon Says Stamp Monday, AG

11 comments:

  1. Lovely idea, and such a happy card
    Janice W

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  2. These are gorgeous, Kathy Jo!! I love the splatters!! They look so fabulous!! Beautiful cards my friend!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Thank you for posting your beautiful art with us this week during our 154th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Carole Robb Bisson

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  4. Fantastic CAS card.Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny

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  5. gorgeous xx thank you for joining our current challenge over at http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
    Sandie (Aud Sentiments DT)
    http://fairytaledaydream.blogspot.com/

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  6. This is fabulous. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Through the Craft Room Door.
    Hugs
    Cathy DT Member
    xxxxx

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  7. Super fun card, love the sentiments.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM :)

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  8. Great splattering!! The colors are vibrant! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Fingers!

    Mei
    LTC DT
    Creative Fingers DT 
    Friday Sketch DT
    Sami Stamps DT

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  9. This is such a fun and beautiful card. Love the pretty splattering. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

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  10. LOVE the splatters on the cards!!! Great job!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

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Have a happy crafty day!

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