Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Tangerine funky florals.


Hi everyone, I got a chance to play with my new zig markers and a new floral die set today.
I cut a lot of the flowers and leaves in one pass on my cuttlebug, so it didn't take long to have lots of diecuts ready to colour.

I started by sponging some spiced marmalade distress ink onto the flowers with a finger dauber, then spritzed this with water to give a  light orange base colour. 
Then I coloured around the edges with a bright yellow zig marker. I used a water pen to blend this in. To tone down the brightness I added a touch of vintage photo distress ink on the edges. The greenery is coloured with olive green and the centres with yellow. I added a touch of sparkle with a clear wink of stella pen.

I'm linking up to these challenges: 

CAS Mix Up Card Challenge where the theme is to colour diecuts.
My other elements are sponging, stamping wet embossing and die cutting.


At Less is More it's a colour challenge, olive and tangerine.


At Addicted to Stamps & More it's anything goes.


Simon Says Stamp Monday want us to add a little sparkle.

Simon Monday Challenge Blog Logo

At Work it Wednesday the theme is the great outdoors.


Supplies:
Sizzix funky floral#1 dies; distress inks; zig clean colour brush markers; wink of stella clear pen; Annabelle Stamps sentiment (Fanciful Flowers set); versafine ink & clear ep; hammered card base.

Thanks for visiting,
Cathy x

22 comments:

  1. When I see this lovely card I think I love clean and simple. This is so outstanding. The design stands out so clean and clear and I like the dimension in the paper.

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  2. Beautiful card, Cathy. Wonderful die cut watercolouring. Using Vintage Photo not only helped to mute the bright colours, but gave it lovely dimension. Thank you for joining us at Less is More. x

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  3. CAS perfection, Cathy ... crisp stamping, pop of delicious colour, glorious white space ... love it! Hugs, Anita :)

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  4. Wonderful card, love that white space. Great match for all the challenges.

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  5. Cas perfection, gorgeous colours and so very cute. Love seeing this card in the gallery Cathy, thank you for joining in again at The CAS Mix Up Challenge x.

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  6. AWESOME! Your brightly coloured flowers really pop off all that glorious white space, Cathy! Love the soft texture of your background. Aren't Zigs fun to play with??!! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  7. Oh, wow !! What a beautiful card! 1000% of the most beautiful CAS!
    BożenA xx

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  8. You make the most exquisite cards, Cathy! This is crisp and clean and beautiful!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Fabulous CAS card and love the tangerine flowers
    Carol x

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  10. Such a pretty bouquet of flowers, Cathy! Love the coloring and how the sentiment nestles into the bouquet! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  11. This is such a perfect example of a beautiful CAS card! I love the cluster of flowers along with that great birthday sentiment! Beautiful!

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  12. A pretty CAS card, Cathy! It's great to know that using both distress inks and Zig markers will make such a beautiful coloring like this! Hideko xx

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  13. Hi Cathy, a stunning cas design, love the bright orange flowers against the textured white card. Have a wonderful weekend... Megan

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  14. Love your super CAS take on the LIM colour challenge

    Kathyk

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  15. Fantastic shading on those die cuts Cathy! You managed to give the illusion of real depth on the petals and leaves. Fab CAS design too. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx

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  16. Super CAS card, Cathy, the bright flowers really pop against the white background. xx

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  17. Simply beautiful die cut flowers and leaves, Cathy. I love your richly colored dies. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs...

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  18. beautiful card Cathy, love those bright and zingy Funky Florals, thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, hugs kath xxx

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  19. Beautiful card, Thank you for joining at Addicted to Stamps and More and waiting to see next time.

    Hugs
    Meena DT

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  20. Beautiful intense flowers with an amazing CAS design, simply elegant.
    Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

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  21. Again there is that awesome card stock! What a stunning CAS card Cathy. Love the bright colours on your wee flowers. Wowza!

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