Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Water

Tueday Taggers theme this week was 'messing about in boats' (!) or water .

I love these sketch stamps - not mine unfortunately - but they have such a 'peaceful' quality about them and I have a few stamped images courtesy of a crafting friend . This one fitted the challenge perfectly.

I coloured the image with promarkers and made use of the new stash of Nestabilities to cut out.

The edging is a Martha Stewart punch. The ships wheel I found in my stash whilst I was looking for an anchor or shell or similar to put on the card - I'd forgotten all about it but it looks just fine!! I resisted the usual tempation to overload with flowers/ribbons/embellishments - I wanted the image to really be the focal point and like the simplicity and clean lines of the finished card.
I have also submitted the card to the ABC Challenge - B is for Blue.

11 comments:

  1. Hiya Viv. This is such a serene and peaceful card. Love the background, which really highlights that fab image. I love the ships wheel, it adds that really special touch. Beautiful. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xx

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  2. It is a fab image :) and a peaceful card
    Von

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  3. Love everything about this.... the colours, the stamp and the peaceful effect you've achieved x

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  4. Fantastic creation Viv and I love the quote.

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  5. The mood you created with the image is so peaceful. I just love it.

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  6. wow beautiful card, lovely colours and great details

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  7. lovely card and reminds me of my much neglected labels nesties.Goodluck with the challenge over at abc challenge.

    hugs Clare x

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  8. Lovely peaceful and though provoking card hun.
    Thank you for playing at Tuesday Taggers this week.
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  9. This is beautiful Viv - it looks just how summer should be chilled and relaxed x Thanks for joining us at TT this week x Janet

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  10. Stunning! Less is definitely more! Fabulous image- I need that stamp! Thanks for sharing with us at TT this week!

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  11. This is truly beautiful, love the image and the coloring

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