Friday, March 6, 2015

CAS(E) this Sketch #113, Colour Me #61 & Addicted to Stamps & More #134

Oh my, what a fiasco trying to get this card done.  I have never had any trouble with smearing Versafine, Onyx Black Ink until Colleen and I heard it on a couple of videos this week saying it is pigment ink.  Well, I sure found out with this card.  It took me about 2-1/2 to 3 hours to complete this because I kept getting splotches of black ink on the white.  It was on a sheet that I had masked off the oval and sponged it but I had to cut the oval out and start over again. just insetting the oval.  I was not about to sponge this over again.  Then I forgot the sentiment and had already popped it up so tried with the Misti in case I needed to re-stamp, but there were a couple of hollow spots so we added more pop up tape and that worked but then when I took it out somehow there was more black on the white so that is when I cut it out and inset it.  Whew what a time!!!!!
Sponged with Distress Inks, Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey &  Dried Marigold
PTI's Petite Pots, Keep It Simple Sympathy
Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangle
Nestabilities Oval
I am entering in the following 3 challenges
 
Clean & Simple

9 comments:

  1. You've done a great job Linda despite the issues ... sometimes things never go to plan do they.
    Love the colour choice and a perfect challenge combo card.
    Thanks for playing along at ATSM challenge
    Sarah x

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  2. Oh you poor thing! What a time you had! It turned out fabulous! It's a gorgeous card!

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  3. OH my...so sorry. Well for all the trouble you had it really turned out beautifully, really, just stunning. Well worth the time you spent. Enjoy your weekend.

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  4. love your Distress Ink background - thanks for sharing your card at Colour me...!

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  5. This is really bold and beautiful. I do like the combination of challenges - lovely work. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

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  6. Well done for keep going and IT was well worth it, the colour is fab. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

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  7. Linda this is really really beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at CTS!

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  8. Oh, this is gorgeous! I love your wonderful take on the sketch!

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  9. JUst gorgeous - love the orange - one of my favorite colors! Thanks so much for playing with us at ATSM this week!

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