Whotcha doin?

Did you ever send a card to somebody only to say hello? Or to ask hey, howdee? Why do we always need a reason like birthdays, new year, or Valentine. I made a card just to drop saying: hey whotcha doin?

First I used a simple white card stock and coloured it with Tattered Angels simple sheers (sweet violet and very purple).

Loved that purples. I used Stampers Anonymous texture stamps (SCF 006 and CMS 125) with archival ink to add some stamped texture.

Next I used a harlequin stencil with texture paste to add even some dimensional texture.

That point I took my card and I was beginning to play with my background, I cut it, distressed the edge, added more colour to the dimensional stencilled texture with distress ink (seedless preserves), and layered them.

I stamped Buru from Stampotique originals on a white card stock and coloured him. I added him to my layered card.

Finally I added my “whotcha coin?” stamp on an apart white card stock.

So don’t forget to drop a card in the post from time to time, no special reason needed and still you show your interest in your friend, acquaintances or family!

I am sharing it with Craft Stamper’s Take it Make it february challenge: stencilling.

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About lerusho

I am obsessed with experimenting, using my fantasy and creating new and unique visions. The challenges are endless and that gives me real inspiration.
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16 Responses to Whotcha doin?

  1. zksmith says:

    I like how you cut up the background and rearranged it in layers. Great idea!

  2. windinn says:

    Love this card, Ruth – the layer upon layer of background gives it great depth!

  3. Lisette says:

    Love how you did that background and how great to send a card for no reason at all!

  4. Kay Wallace says:

    Your background is pure genius, Ruth! Sweet layering gives a strong backdrop for your fun image! Well done!

  5. 3renee says:

    Fantastic background! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

  6. shirley-bee says:

    Love that combination of stamps and stencils on the background! Thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper Take It Make It.

  7. Linda W says:

    Great colours and I love the background. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge ….. good luck! Linda xx

  8. Your layers each stand out without dominating over the other.

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