Monday, February 24, 2020

Calm

Hello All,

For today I am playing along with CAS Colours & Sketches and Freshly Made Sketches. Here is my card for today, enjoy!


Stamped the koi fish using the layered stamp set by Hero Arts. Then masked off a circle and added color to the circle. I decided to use a bit of white colored pencil to wash over the fish for some depth. 
A scrap piece of paper was used for part of the border then a kraft CS strip followed by the sentiment 'Calm'. Three elements per FMS sketch were challenging but in the end, I think it worked out. 
Diecut letters from Altenew were cut three times from white CS.
I decided to keep the fill pieces at the bottom layer (closest to the card) open for an airy look and some depth.
Challenges Entered:
Freshly Made Sketches: FMS423
CAS Colours & Sketches: Challenge 358- Colors
 

This card is very appropriate for today. Why? Well a Comcast service truck decided to pull in front of my car while I was taking the kiddos to school. A friend of mine picked us up and dropped us at school. Where my husband picked me up. I got home and decided to work on this card. It has been bouncing around in my head for a while but now I thought it would a perfect time to execute the idea. Calm seemed to be a perfect sentiment koi fish. 

Thank you so much for stopping by and I do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way.

All the best,


4 comments:

Patricia Hays said...

Your card is a really unique way to combine the colors with the sketch! The koi image is interesting and I love the font of that sentiment die. Thanks for sharing your card with us at CC&S!
I'm sorry to hear about your accident - I hope you and your kids are all OK!

Jacquie Southas said...

I love the effect of the white pencil on your colors! Thanks for sharing with us at FMS this week!

karen h said...

Beautiful card! Love your image choice for these colors and I love your choice of textures for the sentiment strips! Thank you for playing along with us at CC&S!

samantha's cards said...

What a fabulous use of this week's colors. Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S.

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