Monday, 17 March 2014

Up, Up and Away ...

Great start to the week - I've managed to put together a card based on one of the tutorials from Day 7 of the online course One Layer Cards 3!  I'm absolutely delighted not something I say very often about my cards but I am really pleased with this one.

It uses dies, vellum and markers.  A relatively simple technique with great results - the biggest problem was choosing which colours to use!  The vellum I used is quite heavy I would like to try the technique with lighter vellum as I think the colours might pop more.

Here is my completed card:


The colour is a bit streaky but I think it works for this image.
I used the following:

Vellum
Card from my stash
Spectrum Noir markers - DR1, BT5, LV2 and TB5
Clearly Besotted 'Make a Wish' stamps and dies

I think I will enter the card in the Clearly Besotted Challenge where the theme is Flight! 

Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. Great take on Kristina's card, love your color choices!

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  2. Fabulous balloons Elaine. Love the font of that sentiment.

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  3. this card is gorgeous. I love the balloons and I think they pop really well. what a happy birthday card. you did such a nice job.

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  4. Love the cheerful colors you chose for your balloons! Great job!

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  5. Fun card! Great job with the technique!!

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  6. This is lovely Elaine. I think that you have made an excellent choice of colours!
    Thank you so much for leaving a comment on my blog. It is very much appreciated. x

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  7. Love your happy card, Elaine! Beautiful use of markers and diecut! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  8. Great colors on your balloons!

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  9. Absolutely love the colours! It really makes your card pop :) Thank you so much for playing along with the Clearly Besotted Challenge x

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