Friday, 3 April 2015

Tiger Lily Butterfly

Hello.  Welcome.  Over at The Craft Barn the weekly challenge is Retiform.  So glad Jane picked this theme.  I had seen Dawn's card and really wanted to try out this technique but probably wouldn't have found the time without this extra little incentive. 



I started with a pale grey base and decided to use Watering Can archival.  I masked off and sponged on the ink.  Forgot to do the edges!!!



Really like the dimension this technique gives.  I masked off again and stamped the tiger and happy birthday from Mark's Finest Papers Tiger set.  Love that tiger.  The 'leaves' around the tiger are actually part of a Sweet Pea stamp, a girl hair!!  Kaisercraft butterfly collage cos it was on my desk from last night.  A variety of PaperArtsy text and postage related stamps.  It was fun to do and I really want to try again with different stamp and colours.

Joining the fun at
The Craft Barn Weekly Challenge - Retiform
Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 255 - Happy Birthday and include a butterfly
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday
Fashionable Stamping Challenge 94 - Favourite Go To Stamp
Crafting Musketeers Challenge 24 - It's a Man's World 

Thanks for visiting.  Hope you have a lovely sunny Easter weekend.  Hugz

13 comments:

  1. Fab card, The tiger looks great in the center. :)

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  2. Wow! What a great technique and looks great with the Tiger image. Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge.

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  3. The tiger is beautiful! Great retiform, love the depth given by the shadow lines.

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  4. Love the "layers" effect you have managed to achieve with the technique. I had not heard of it before, but just looking at everyones entries which are all so different I have learnt so much and am going to have try so more. x

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  5. Wow! Fabulous. Thanks for joining us at FSC.

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  6. This looks so good!! The depth is amazing! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge!
    Jane x

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  7. what a creative card!!! :) thank you for playing a long with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!!

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  8. This looks like lots of layers of paper piled up. It's a great effect.

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  9. I love this technique. The card looks amazing. I had to come check it out because I thought it was layered. Thanks for sharing with us at MFP's Speedy Fox and Friends.

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  10. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Crafting Musketeers challenge 24, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x

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  11. Superb card, thank you for trying it too. it makes me smile seeing people making something inspired by my blog posts on the craft barn. x

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  12. Thank you for entering this months challenge over at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog , we love your entry xx

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