Thursday, 19 August 2010

Just had a couple of hours to play, so I made some backgrounds with Ecoline inks – watercolour paints.  I just used a pipette to put a few drops of red and yellow on a non-stick craft mat, then spritzed with water and picked up the colour with some white card.

red orange yellow children

Then stamped the Paperartsy image (and clear embossed) and the Hero Arts Friends stamp (using Wild Honey Distress ink).  The words are from various stamp sets and are all clear embossed.

Theme Thursday challenge for this week is Children.

Gingersnap have a red, yellow and orange challenge but they also have a Paint challenge, so this fits both.

Rainbow Lady’s Challenge for this week is ‘Paint it’

Don’t think I’ve ever entered a card for so many challenges in one go – quite coincidental, lol.

(I’ve changed the image to a photo because the scan made it look more ochre than orange and it was WAY too bright!)

26 very much appreciated comments:

Sandy said...

Oh wow this is amazing.
Really colorful. Awesome.

Suzanne C said...

Love the colors on your background. The popped words along the edge. Lovely!

Paul said...

Wonderful card with lovely warm harmonious colours. I love the cut out words, I always think they give a creative arty piece that extra oomph. Px

indybev said...

I love the effect. Great colors!

stampdiva said...

Your card fits all those challenges perfectly. Great background. Lynne x

Yvonne said...

Yup, your card fits the challenges to a "T", Cath! Wonderful card!

Rainbow Lady said...

Super card Cath and just love that background. Well done on so many challenges too. Thanks for sharing Love Cynthia x

sam21ski said...

Great background, the eco-line inks are fab aren't they. Well done for hitting so many challenges xxxx

Sally H said...

Cath it is beautiful! I love those colours!

Tracy Evans said...

Love the background colours, sometimes its great to just spend time making lots of backgrounds. Great image too. Have a good evening, Tracy Evans x

Dotpat said...

Lovely card Cath, just love the colours you have used

Netty said...

Terrific card, love the blends of colour. Annette x

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Cath, Love those yummy colours, cute girls , Good Luck with the challenges:D xx

cockney blonde said...

Love it Cath. I've never used the Ecoline paints but the effect is stunning, x

Amy said...

such pretty painted sweetness..adorable stamp too

Anke said...

Wonderful card Cath, great work.

Hugs
Anke

Riet said...

Pretty colors

joanne wardle said...

this is a brilliant combo of challenges plus a lovely card!

Sid said...

Great use of colour in this fab card !!

Minxy said...

Oh this is cool, loving the background technique

brenda said...

Hi Cath

Beautiful artwork.

And a good reminder for me that I've ot used my Ecoline inks in absolutely ages wich I need to put right.

B x

Helen said...

Great card and a fantastic blend of colours, Cath - they work really well together.

Helen x

Neet said...

I love how you use those Ecoline inks - know you love them. Nice card Cath and I always like how you use words like this.

Sarah A said...

Hi Cath

Just catching up on the blogging I missed out on last week!

Love the colours in this, really lovely and warm tones. The words are perfect too.

Sarah x

Ali Manning said...

This is beautiful - thanks for playing the Gingersnaps Color challenge!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wonderful card.