Thursday, February 09, 2012

Aqua

I know I didn't join in the first Less is More Challenge cos I don't have any Aqua ink and I thought this time would be the same till I read someone using Stampin Up Pool Party, I have that.  It also means I could use this beautiful Kaiser stamp originally I brought with the idea to use it on a layout.
So used a versamark pad and white embossing powder in hindsight I could of just used clear powder. Then using a blending tool put the ink over the image.
The fun part was using the inkpad with a paintbrush and added more colour to the flowers and part the bicycle.
It such a shame that a camera doesn't pick up the bicycle that well I suppose really I should of stamped with black so it could be seen better but I have the one in RL and love how it turned out.
Its official I have moved out of my Craft Room the cold spell is going to continue into the weekend and I've had enough.

69 comments:

Janneke said...

Oh my this is amazing Debby ...
Love it ;o)

Kathleen said...

This is beautiful Debbie, really beautiful. Love the design. Kathleen x

Chrissie said...

This is terrific Debby, actually the first challenge wasn't aqua... merely a colour challenge, so this was a repeat of the theme rather than the actual colour.
You have achieved a fab effect with this one!
I think I need some Poll Party ink too!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

ulrike said...

Such a beautiful, tender card, I love it.

Melodie said...

I'm speekless, this is so fantastic.
Hugs
Melodie

Donna said...

Wow Debby, this is so beautiful and very elegant, less is deffo more on this card :) Donna ♥ x

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Beautiful and very delicate, love it xxx

Marja Sch said...

Oh wonderful Hugs Marja

Marja Sch said...

O this is wonderful. Hugs Marja

mueppi said...

Wow.... Debby
what a wonderful card!
Hugs Gisela

Janny said...

Ooh the card is beautiful.
Greetings Janny

Squirrel x said...

This is gorgeous hun, a ShowCase card if ever I saw one. Love the image and how you have blended that ink so softly at the edges. Superb. Hugs Sxx

catherine said...

This is a beautiful card and such a lovely colour. The image stands out so well in the white
x catherine

Janny said...

I have visit your blog and I see so many lovely cards. I am your follower now. Janny

Irene said...

A beautiful card with gorgeous colours, Debby with an ethereal feel.
luv
irene
xxxx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is stunning love your colour choices huggles Pops x x x

Stamps and Paper said...

Very pretty card Debby and I love the bike stamp...

Anne

Fluffles said...

Wow - what a wonderful card! Fantastic use of colour & shading, these LIM challenges are so hard to nail, but you nailed it beautifully! Jx

Christine L said...

Beautiful aqua card Debby.... a fab take on the theme! And I don't blame you moving out of a chilly room!
Hugs
Christine x

Pauline said...

Lovely inking Debby.

Kaartenkraam said...

WOW!!! I love this card and the stamp you have used on it. The white lines work so well on the aqua-blue.

hugs,
Ank

Marja Rolfes said...

Oooh wow Debby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I really REALLY love how this one turned out!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sooooo well done of you!!!!!!! I love that stamp, where is it from??
xxx
Dutch Tulip
Marja

Lily Anuska said...

This is veeery beautiful Debby. Have a great day. Lily Anuska

Kathyk said...

Smashing card and a great idea

Kathyk

Vicky said...

Beautiful card shug love the effect.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Beautifully elegant. Love the aqua colours.
Hugs
Desire

Brigitte said...

OMG, your card is absolutely FANTASTIC!!! I love the simple and elegant feel of it! Hugs, Brigitte

pinky said...

Absolutely stunning card Debby, so delicate and pretty.

NGCARDS said...

Wow I love this hun! xxx

Whisper said...

The effect is stunning and what an adorable stamp too, luv Sam x

Marion said...

Hi Debby,
Wow! This is just amazing. I love it.
hugs
Marion

D K Crafts said...

Hi Debby. This is really gorgeous. Love the aqua and the bicycle stamp is beautiful. Donna

heidy said...

Fabolous card Debby!
Love it!
Hugs Heidy

angelwhispers said...

What a fabulous effect with the embossed image its just superb and spot on the the challenge! Love Chanelle xxx

Sandra said...

Beautiful card Debby love the bike image and its fantastic for your chalenge:) Sandra H

Inger Marie said...

Wow this was very special Debby:)
So beautiful!!
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Have a lovely day!
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Jenny said...

Just fabulous Debby, I love the gradual shading with the ink but the tone on tone colouring of the leaves and flowers looks fantastic :0)
Jenny x

Susan ~ Killam Creative said...

Hi Debby - this is gorgeous! The camera picks up the bicycle just fine. I love that you colored bits with a paintbrush - brilliant!

Cheers,
Susan

Viv said...

Beautiful card and that stamp is amazing Debby :) Viv xx

Anita said...

Fabulous!!
xoxo Anita

Eloise said...

Beautiful card! i like that you highlighted the bike and flowers.

Sarah said...

Hi Debby, wow this is just amazing - love it!

Don't blame you for moving out of a cold craft room - it's snowing here as I type and it's blooming cold just sitting in the kitchen!

Sarah

cotnob said...

This is stunning Debby, I love the way you have graduated the colour, the embossed bicycle looks gorgeous and the way you have added extra colour adds to the overall effect beautifully.
Pauline
x

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous Debby, very effective!
Helen x

downrightcrafty said...

It is Awesome!!!! as it is and can see it perfectly and I am drooling on my key board lol xx
Hugs Kate xx

Anonymous said...

Oh such soft and pretty colors!!!

Mandi said...

Gorgeous card Debby, that bicycle is fabulous

Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Faith A said...

Just so VERY beautiful.

ding said...

Debby this is absolutely gorgeous ..... Love that diffused look with the ink and it's a fab image, a really great design.
Diane

coops said...

stunning card debby.really beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Lee said...

Very Beautiful in every way.xx

Wishcraft said...

So gorgeous Debby! Such a lovely stamp and fab inking too :o) Lisa x

Grenouille Greetings said...

You do this soooooooooooooooo well! Beautiful! Stylish! Elegant! Simple! Stunner! Hugs, Lesley

Anonymous said...

This is so delicate and pretty-it reminds me of lace.
Heather T.

Kjersti said...

Looove this - it's amazing Debby!!
Have a nice weekend!
Hugs x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Amazing card ………. Great idea.......

Hugs
Bella

Deborah Frings said...

This is wonderful - love the bicycle in white - it does show up beautifully! Great work!

melsanford said...

Oh wow! This is gorgeous! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Susan said...

I think I need some of the pool party ink...this looks awesome!! LOVE the image...and I can definitely see it on a layout! BTW...love your scrap pages. I follow you and see your pages in my Google reader, just don't always leave a comment!! This card....GORGEOUS!

Diane said...

OH MY GORGEOUS!!!!

Kathleen said...

Absolutely stunning Debby, I can see the white with no problem and I feel it wouldn't look as stunning in black. Love the pool party colour too.

Kath x

Lynne said...

Gorgeous card Debby.
Lynne xxx

Anonymous said...

FABULOUS!! totally love it! hugs Samantha :0)

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Debby this really looks amazingly beautiful, that embossed image is superb so is the graduated colour, I love this so much.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Shirley N said...

Gosh Debby, this is gorgeous!!!

jules said...

wow Debby stunning!

Linda said...

A truly beautiful card, lovely soft colours. I think if you'd have used black it would have been too harsh.

Debbie said...

Absolutely beautiful card Debby. Love the colour...so clean, crisp and elegant.
Debbie x

Debbie said...

Absolutely beautiful card Debby. Love the colour...so clean, crisp and elegant.
Debbie x