Friday, 21 September 2018

A Berry Christmas

Hi there.

I absolutely adore Penny Black Brushstrokes, however I rarely get it right first time! This was my 9th attempt!  I'm probably being hard on myself and I may go back and make cards with my rejects.



I used Zig Markers and some of my favourite colours are running out, so I'm sure if they are juicy, it would be easier to get the stamped effect I like. I sponged the edge of the card with Distress Oxide Inks.
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13 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Jenny - and thanks for persevering and sharing. I have sometimes gone back to pieces I have discarded as not good enough, and found I could use them!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Truly a magical Christmas card. After nine times, you got this one down PAT. It's always fun getting there, discovery new techniques along the way. A beautiful card Jenny!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  3. Stunning card I love this effect. We are always our worst enemy in many ways with our craft and I am happy you returned this card to life..love this.xx

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  4. AMAZING card Jenny. You have a lot of patience to do this nine times, but you have a gorgeous and perfect card. Beautifully watercoloured image and love the soft sponging. xx

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  5. These berries are gorgeous, Jenny! I'll bet that your rejects will work beautifully for other projects down the line. These berries are bright and beautiful and the leaves have wonderful shading! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  6. I can so relate to having numerous attempts at it.....x. I have been known to do the same x. Your card is fabulous and the water colour effect is amazing. One very special card and so worth the effort x.

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  7. This is just beautiful ...... love it! Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge x

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  8. A beautiful job coloring this lovely stamp Jenny! I think every time you ink it it will come out different - the joys and frustrations of this type of coloring!! I'm sure you can use some of the prior rejects when you go back to look at them! xx

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  9. This one is perfect, but I bet the previous eight weren't disasters in any way! I love how you left a halo of light in the centre. Thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper Take It, Make It!

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  10. Wonderful card, so lovely ... fantastic watercolouring.

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  11. The card looks great. The branch looks especially great against the soft background.

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