Saturday, 2 July 2016

Jems blog hop - theme -Animals




                                                         Its that time of the month again. 


The theme is animals, so I went back to a few stamp sets that you don't see so much of and I haven't used wetlands which is my usual go to.



This is the 'In the meadow' stamp set, I have used it a couple of times and it was only this time that I looked carefully at the sentiments - this is really lovely, you could use this for wedding and anniversary cards.
I have 'swooshed' the background, something we did at our monthly training a few months ago. I wasn't very good at it but have practised and now I feel confident to use it.


Having successfully swooshed this one I needed to do a few more! Here they are using animals from the 'The Wilderness Awaits'




Even some washi tape on this last one.

Enjoy your trip around the other blogs

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23 comments:

  1. Three super cards - great choice of stamps and your swooshing is very effective!!
    Love em!
    xx

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    1. Thanks Kate, see you Wednesday k x

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  2. Lovely Karen - I love the way you manage to sell stamp sets to me I wouldn't normally buy! Nic

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  3. Lovely makes, love the watercoloured effect on the goose! Sam xx

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  4. Beautiful cards, they look very artistic x

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    1. Thank you. They aren't really the stamp does the work, I just love using the aquapainter.

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  5. Great cards Karen! Love he colouring on the middle card. Great job x

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    1. Thanks Sharon, baby wipes and aqua painter. k x

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  6. 3 stunning cards Karen.... Some great colouring and effects as well...

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    1. Thanks Amanda, see you Wednesday. k x

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  7. Lovely cards Karen, especially like the In the Meadow one and the off the page stamping x

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  8. A loving the swooshes it is a lovely effect xx

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  9. I like the colouring of the animals, especially the goose but I also like how you kept the fox black and white

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  10. These are lovely, love the swoosh technique, very effective..... if you don't mind me asking, how do you do it? Have a lovely weekend. Cheers Donna Z :)

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    1. Hi Donna, thanks for the comment. You swoosh with a baby wipe. Fold it into quarters add a drop of re inker, swoosh onto some scrap paper until you get the colour intensity you like. I have had to practise, I was a bit heavy handed at first! Good luck. k x

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  11. I just love deer and you did all the cards really well they look lovely

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  12. Gorgeous cards Karen, I love the rainbow bird especially though :-)
    Hugs xx

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