Sunday, 1 November 2015

Blue is the colour....

November is here and so a new challenge at Country View Crafts with the theme of blue - chosen my Doreen. As I write this I am now humming the tune, 'blue is the colour, football is the game....' you might need to be a football fan and in the UK to understand that! I am more of a Reds girl myself though. Less of the rambling and on with the craft....

Blueprint sketch - what a fab new distress ink colour - used here with a combination of other blue DI's.  I cut an oval from the centre of my square and added some patterned cardstock behind (highlighted with a bit more blue). 
I took some little stars and gave a coat of gesso before dabbing various blue distress paints on (drying in between layers).
A whole month to play along with our Blue theme at CVC - and I will be back later in the month with another blue project that may be a little more seasonal!
'Till next time
Nikki
xxx

12 comments:

  1. Terrific background for this modern type card. Love the image

    Chrissie xx

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  2. I will be humming that tune now too.... love the gorgeous blues and the runway lady looks gorgeous in her blue dress - great design Nikki. Anne xx

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  3. Love your gorgeous card,Nikki and that fab background.xxx

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  4. So stylish - love the delicate shading on the runway lady's dress and the inky background is gorgeous.
    Alison xx

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  5. Fabulous blues Nikki and such a lovely design to showcase that fabulous runway lady. Jennie x

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  6. love your make Nikki - beautiful work - not so sure about the song though - blimey - thats going round and round now! Hugs rachel xx

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  7. A really beautiful card - your runway lady has true style! Chrisx

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  8. This is beautiful Nikki, I love your main image. By Reds you mean Barnsley right lol xx

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  9. Fabulous and elegant make Nikki, love the lay out, the way you used that lady and the stunning background to it all!

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