Friday, February 27, 2015

Kind Koala Bokeh Style

I'm back with a card for the Paper Players sketch challenge that can be found HERE.  The sketch has a lot of "white" space and I have a hard time leaving that space alone!  I thought I'd fill up that space while trying a technique I've been wanting to play with.  This Bokeh background was created by saturating a piece of watercolor paper with water and adding random splotches of reinkers with a wet Aquapainter.  After the water dried I used various sized circle templates and sponged white craft ink with some circles being sponged lighter than others.  Let me know what you think.

I'm also entering this card in a "new to me" challenge site called Cupcake Inspirations, love the koala cupcakes ...so cute!  Check it out HERE.  










STAMPS: Kind Koala, Crazy About You
INK: Tempting Turquoise, Lucky Limeade and Pacific Point OR Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, White Craft Ink,  Blendabilities
PAPER: Same as ink plus Whisper White
OTHER: Circles Framelites, Little Letters Thinlits, Decorative Dots EF 


7 comments:

  1. How adorable are those Koalas against the bokkeh background. I love the way you placed the Happy up the side of the circle. Great take on the sketch. So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week
    Jaydee

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  2. adorable set, love the little koala thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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  3. Love the technique and colors on these cards, brilliant! I'm an avid follower of yours.

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    1. Thanks for your kind words, you made my day!

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  4. These are fabulous! Love the background! Fun technique with great results! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations for our Cute Critter Challenge! I invite you to come back tomorrow as we celebrate our 300th challenge! (Lots of super fun sponsors!)
    Hugs, Debbie
    DT Sweetie

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  5. Such fun cards! That bokeh technique is so cool! Thanks so much for sharing at Cupcake Inspirations :)

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