Thursday, August 9, 2012

CASology - POND and Less is More - Blue and Green

Hello my blog friends.  Tonight I made two cards that I would like to share with you.  The first card (above) is based on the CASology cue card - POND and Less is More Challenge - Week 79 Color -Blue and Green.
I thought and thought about how I wanted to make my pond card and decided to try something new.  I made my pond by inking up a piece of glossy white paper with two different Ranger distressing ink pads and then misting with  water.  I let it sit for a bit and then tapped off the excess water with a piece of tissue and heat set for good measure. I was going for a pond in the middle of a park type scene - hope that is what it looks like to you.  I think I did a pretty good job for a first attempt but the water does seem to kind of float out there a bit on the card so I have ideas on how to give this  a little better depth around the water next time.  I also decided to be a bit "artsy" and stamp my saying in the middle fo the pond. Not sure if the picture shows this very well, I very light sponged the sky with a light blue as well.  Hope you like this card - stay tuned for the second one I made tonight.  Thanks for stopping in to visit! 

Supplies (all from Stampin Up! except as noted):  Cardstock - Baja Breeze, Always Artichoke (textured) and Glossy White.  Stamps - Lovely as a Tree and Pursuit of Happiness (sentiment).  The trees are stamped with a Ranger distressing ink called Cracked Paint and the sentiment is stamped with Not Quite Navy.


  1. Super card for both challenges. Love the tree set! xxx

  2. What a fabulous pond scene! Love the pond and the sentiment in the middle of it!!! :) Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

  3. Pretty scene! Thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week!

  4. How clever!
    super card

    Thanks very much
    "Less is More"

  5. I'm sorry I'm so late in commenting on this lovely card!
    I love these superb trees.
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"


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