Saturday, 15 September 2018

CAS Mix Up September Reminder Post

It's that time again for The CAS Mix Up Reminder post

Bonnie is hosting and Chrissie is our wonderful guest designer.
This months challenge is inking up your stamps with markers.
There are video links over on the blog for further inspiration.....

This is my card

I have used Distress Markers and one Zig Marker to ink up the stamp, 
lightly misting with water and using my stamping platform. I did this a few times. 
Finishing off with adding some freehand detail,
stamping the butterfly and sentiment and splats using white gesso.
I originally stamped the oxoxox sentiment at the bottom left hand side, 
but didn't like it so I went over it with white heat embossing. 
Thank goodness for the stamping platform. In real life it looks OK x.
I enjoyed this fun technique and hope to see your creativity in the gallery x.
Challenges I would love to enter.....
The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes
Thrilled with my Top Pick.....Thank you
Penny Black and More- Make it Feminine
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Going with the Anything goes
The Penny Black Stamp I have used is is Lustrous....
Stamplorations CAS Challenge - Summer CAS Challenge







34 comments:

Loll said...

This is so artistically beautiful, Mac!! I LOVE the grays with the pop of green. Gorgeous watercolouring, my friend! xx

cuilliesocks said...

This is just so beautiful and gives such a lovely water colour look to the image, loving the CAS design, Kate x

Susan said...

I have that stamp but have never achieved such wonderful results with it. Love the soft colours of the flower - a great contrast to the brighter green of the leaves. I like the subtle xoxox along the stem.

Liz said...

A lovely Thinking of You card, Mac. The image is so pretty. xx

Bonnie said...

Your flower is so elegant, Mac! You have mastered the spritzing which I never can get right! Love, love, love that blue gray and green color combo and your fix of the xoxo was genius! I'm always looking for ways to fix things.

Trina P. said...

Absolutely gorgeous! So elegant and stylish in gray and green. You got amazing results with your marker inking and stamping! Love this! xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

Wow, this is sooo beautiful and elegant, Mac! I love your delicate (water)coloring! The soft bluish gray looks lovely with the shades of green. Great design with the wide open space on the right side.
Hideko xx

aussie aNNie said...

BEAUTIFUL just stunning...xx

nancy littrell said...

Your marker inked and stamped flower turned out beautifully, Mac. I love your color choices, CAS design and your sentiments :-) TFS my friend. Hugs.

Marina said...

Beautifully soft look and great use of white space.

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Stunningly beautiful Mac. I love the watercolour effect that you’ve achieved by using markers on your stamps. It does take a little more time but the results are definitely worth it x

brenda said...

You have achieved a lovely watercolour effect with the pretty PB image, many thanks for joining in with our 'Make it Femine' theme at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

This really is a marvellous card Mac, I love how the water mist marks can be seen making it even more precious. Unique as no two will ever be the same.
Thank you so much for sharing it's beauty.
Sunday Hugs Tracey xx

Daffodil Cards said...

So VERY elegant and very beautiful Mac, love the colours.
Faith
x

Julia Aston said...

What beautiful inking/spritzing on this lovely stamp Mac! LOVE the blue/green colors, the spots of color and watery lines - absolutely gorgeous using this technique! xx

Ina G said...

WOW! what an amazingly beautiful result you achieved with your markers M. So realistic and you chose such beautiful tones. Indeed another masterpiece.

Linby said...

wow I just love the colouring on this - so ethereal.

Greta said...

Just what I like for sympathy cards--beautifully done, Mac!

Ros Crawford said...

It's absolutely stunning!! Splats with Gesso? What a clever idea and it looks terrific! I'll drop you a line soon, thanks so much for your kind words... Have a lovely day!

Brenda said...

Wow, this is a stunning card Mac! I love the blue-grey of the flower along with the green foliage. Love the splatters as well. I really need to try this technique as your card is again just so stunning. I'm sure I won't be able to pull off something like this! lol Hugs, Brenda

*Vicki* said...

What a really soft and delicate looking card design Mac!! LOVE the watercolor feel to the image and the little whisper of the xoxox around the stem was such a brilliant idea to go with your sentiment! I haven't done this technique with my stamps for years! Thanks for the inspiration with this gorgeous card!! I love it! HUGS

MaryH said...

Your inking on this lovely stamp is just awesome. It looks so delicate and the green & white give the impression of a flower after a little rain shower. Love the way you've done the drops, and using the gesso was such a cool idea. This is just beautiful, Mac. TFS & Hugs (Love PBlack images!)

Mia said...

STUNNING card, Max. FABULOUS design. Kisses, my friend.

Anita in France said...

Elegant, delicate and absolutely beautiful, Mac ... it really looks as though it should be hanging on a wall in a frame! A stunner! Hugs, Anita :)

Jo Manna said...

These two tones together are terrific. Love that some green bled into the gray blooms. Your freehand detail is superb. This stamp is so precious and you made it even more so! EXCEPTIONAL! xx

Mrs A. said...

So beautiful. The flower colour looks lovely against the white backdrop. Hugs Mrs A.

Patti said...

Hi Mac : ) I have been drooling over your cards as I scroll through to see what I have missed! Girl you knock my socks off!! Stunning work my friend!!

BIG (((Hugs)))
Patti

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

What a stunner! I have to try this one day, too! That flower has such a delicate feel to it!

Ellibelle said...

What an amazing creation, love the watercolor look and fabulous choice of colors!
Thanks so much for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge this month!

Pat said...

This is gorgeous Mac. The bluey gray is so soft and pretty and with a lovely fresh green for the leaves, sepals and stem, and the sentiment in that complementary colour too, also love that butterfly. The fix for the oxoxox has faded it which works well. x

Christine Alexander said...

I'm in awe, your colour choice is stunning :)

Shona Chambers said...

Mac this is absolutely stunning!! I've only tried the markers on stamps method once and loved it but always forget about it till I see cards like this. The image is beautiful and love the soft blue that you chose for the flowers. Its a real piece of art and I'm so glad you shared it with us at The Flower Challenge!!

My Paper Epiphany said...

This is a stunner! Love the colour💕💕💕

BożenA said...

Your cotton flowers are painted so that they feel soft. What an amazing technique. I do not quite know how you did it, but the end result is simply breathtaking. Ndie is therefore surprised by the choice of the jury in The Flower Card. I congratulate and admire.
Hugs,
BożenA