Saturday, 26 September 2015

Three Blokes on Camels

Hello.  Welcome.  My crafty space is a mess and cluttered with UFO's.  So I have decided to focus, grab some bits and put them together.  I am hoping today will be a record day for posting.  Best laid plans and all that stuffing.  So I'm getting the ball rolling with a quick and simple card featuring three blokes on camels.  And the colour blue.  You can't go wrong with a bit/lot of blue.



I cut a panel using Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangle die and stamped and embossed using cobalt blue powder.  The stamp is Crafty Individuals Three Kings of Christmas.  Then I sprinkled turquoise brusho on the top and ultramarine for the sand, spritzed with water and moved the colours around with a brush.  A quick way to get a watercolour wash.  I stuck the panel onto a dark blue base.  I think the colours are much more intense in the real.  I rarely do quick so maybe, for a change, I might make a few of these.  Maybe in different colours?  It's a thought.....

Joining the fun at
Crafty Individuals September Challenge - Anything Goes
Papirlosjen - Monokromatisk
September Rudolph Days Challenge 
ABC Christmas Challenge - S is for Silent
Papertake Weekly - It Will Soon be Here 
CHNC Challenge 248 - Stick it Down

Thanks for dropping by.  I'm going to do 5 minutes of putting things away before I tackle the next UFO.  That sounds do-able doesn't it?  Hugz

23 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Gail. The brusho background adds to the magic. Thank you for playing along with the Crafty Individuals Challenge.
    Flo x

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  2. Stunning card, Gail. Gorgeous background and stamp! Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

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  3. Love your 3 blokes on camels. What about red/gold riding off into the sunset stuff! Looks great in the blue mind you. Must get my brusho's out for a play. Can you let me have one Of your 5 mins please as I have run out. Hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Very beautiful card,Gail.Stunning background and embossing.

    Hugs,Sylvia.

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  5. A fabulous card - I love the stamp you've used and it looks great against your brusho background.
    Kath x

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  6. Your embossed Wise men look wonderful against your pretty blue skies. I think you should do more as these have a very hip sort of feel to them!

    Thanks for taking part in the September Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  7. Love this Gail, great Brushos effect, definitely should do more. Thanks for joining in the CI Challenge. Jeanx

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  8. Giggle, love the heading, fabulous card, great image and gorgeous blues.

    Kath x

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  9. Lovely card, the brushos colour wash looks great
    Jane

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  10. Så herlig kort :)
    Takk for at du deltar på Monokromatisk utfordringen hos Papirlosjen.
    Siri DT

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  11. Came here from Rudolph Day challenge :)
    Lovely cas creation. Very fit for the occasion.

    Hugs,
    Eemeli

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  12. lovin your blokes on camels! and the blue too, with a hint at purple perhaps?!
    hugs, annie x

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  13. Gorgous card and lovely colours which look great with the stamp xx

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  14. Now I get it... Obviously been working non chronologically through your posts and wondering about the UFOs!
    A monochromatic card is excellent for Christmas mass production and with nice stamps (such as the Crafty Individuals) this is all that's required. Lovely!

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  15. Three blokes on camels .... I love it!
    Julia

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  16. Beautiful Brusho background, perfect for this CI stamp.
    Thank you for joining the Crafty Individuals challenge.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  17. Such a lovely traditional xmas image and the sky looks cool
    So glad I dropped in via the Rudolph Challenge
    Would love to have you drop in for a visit
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  18. Flott kort - fikk julestemning.
    Tusen takk for at du deltar på monokromatisk-utfordringen vår inne hos Papirlosjen.
    Smil fra DT-Ane Lene

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  19. A lovely Rudolph Day card. I love how you've used the brushos. Barbxx

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  20. Super Christmas card. Think it would look great in other colours too.

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  21. Love your three wise blokes, the brusho background is beautiful : )

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  22. Oh, my goodness......I LOVE this card.
    LOL @ 5 min of cleaning up. It takes me longer than 5 minutes to even decide which of the millions of things to put away!! Ha. I haven't been able to craft on my actual craft desk for weeks.....since the fires....so I have taken over the kitchen table now, too. :) It's so much more fun to craft than to organize......
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  23. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 248 - hope to see you again soon x

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