Monday, 9 November 2015

Shades of blue

There was some serious delving in the snippets box for this card! I needed several pieces of blue card and patterned paper, to match all the shades in a Kaleidacolour Blue Breeze pad. Once I'd found them, I embossed the plain ones and matted the patterned one - the knitting effect ef is a Crafters Companion one and the more ornate one was a magazine freebie, and the patterned paper was one I downloaded for a project several years ago.

Then I brayered a die cut with the Kaleidacolour pad, and spritzed it with water to help to blend the colours. Once it was dry I stamped and embossed the Penny Black "Quite dandy" image.

I am sharing this with

Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge - Blue and White
Pixie's Snippets Playground - week 202

6 comments:

  1. Oh squeal - this is lovely Jane! So tactile and wonderful use of snippets! Clever lady - and the blues work so well totgether, not always an easy match :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. Wow I love this Jane. The colours and textures look great. Barbxx

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  3. Love your ombre background and use of snippet layers.
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  4. Beautiful combination of blues and textures in this lovely card. I love the white embossed stamping as well.
    Jean x

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  5. that Emboss BG is sooo crisp Jane
    you do the best job on emboss it
    I cant do so crisp like this
    and the main flower
    great emboss in white
    great card my friend love all in blue

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  6. I'm love the blues, texture, and layering of this pretty card, Jane! Excellent use of snippets, too!! Hugs, Darnell

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