Oct 12, 2019

Allsorts Challenge 541: Spots and/or Stripes

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I'm back today with a new card for the new theme at Allsorts challenge. Kath is our host and she picked the theme of: Spots and/or Stripes. Two of my favorite patterns so I incorporated them both on my card. Our wonderful prize this week comes from Craft Stash.

I've been neglecting my Penny Black critter stamps for way too long and decided to ink up this cutie from the Penny Black set Birthday Critters. After the mouse was stamped and heat embossed (I used Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and Clear Embossing Powder) I masked the edges with washi tape. I also made masks out of post it note to cover up the embossed mouse and balloons before inking up the rectangle using Tumbed Glass Distress Oxide. An old Stampin Up cloud and stars stencil was used to add a an impression of clouds. You don't need a stencil for this, you can simply cut out a cloud shape by hand and use as stencil. The image was colored with various Distress inks (not Oxides) and a Zig Detailer brush. Sentiment is from the Penny Black set Sweet Wishes stamped with Versafine Clair ink. I added the paper strips from my stash and green ribbon. A clear Wink of Stella glitter brush was used to add some sparkles. The bee is from another Penny Black Critter set. 

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  1. Another lovely design Ellie, a sweet PB image and clever way to incorporate both spots and stripes yet still keeping a clean cut feel to your card.

    B x

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  3. Oh Ellie what a sweet card - love the gorgeous colour palette you have used and all the wee spots and stripes - even the bee has joined in :)

    1. Thanks Maxine! These are some of my favorite colors!

  4. Fabulous design with cute image. Lovely card Ellie.
    Happy weekend;-))m

  5. Adorable! Cute little mouse!
    have a great day!

  6. Sooooooo cute! LOVING the balloons and the mouse!!!!!

  7. Very stylish way to add your spots and stripes, looks so pretty.

  8. A really cute image and I really like the way you have used the theme, super background too.

    Kath x

  9. Too cute! I love the strips of dp with the ribbon on the side.

  10. This is so cute! I love how you added the paper strips and the motion is there in the mouse!!!

  11. Love your stenciled sky and border masking, along with masking your adorable mice to create a great sky, and thanks for sharing and encouraging a simple method of masking for those that may not have a stencil...adorable and fun card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble.

  12. What an adorable card - such cute stamps and lovely coloring!
    Thanks for sharing at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy!

  13. Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble Papercrafting Challenge. I can just imagine that mouse drifting into a pumpkin patch on balloons.

  14. What a sweet design - love it! Nice coloring and perfect masking. Thank you for playing along with us at Double Trouble #40.

  15. Another simply adorable card, Ellibelle! Keep them coming! Thanks again for playing at PBSC! Blessings, Lynda Joy


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