Sunday, 19 August 2012

Swirly sea card

It's week 81 over at 'Less is More' & this time it's a theme
Tearing
I decided to use my watercolouring paper for a change. I
didn't make the mistake of using it as a card base this time
as I find any card warps when you wet it....lesson learned
 there. I just used them as panels , the swirliness of the blue
 reminded me of water and foam swirling around, although
 it could also be sky too I suppose.Anway I went with a sea
 theme and added white embossed swirls and then some deeper
 blue inking .I used some tearing at the bottom of each panel
& added some glamour dust amongst the 'spray' .I will add
a sentiment when I decide who to send it too.
ps. another hot day here again, we are in and out of the pool .
My son and family came yesterday and are coming again today
lol ....the draw of the cool  swimming pool is enough I think.
My grandson  joined us too this time for a brief paddle
 and loved it, pic below.
 
 
Card Recipe
Card   Linen white & watercolour paper
Watercolours  Windsor and Newton (?)
Stamps   Anna Griffin  clear stamps ( old set )
Ink   Color Box Frost white
Versacraft   Ultramarine
Embossing powder   Heat it up Seafoam white
Glamour dust   Crystal
Quickie glue pen
Challenges    'Less is More' theme Tearing

25 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the colours.xxx

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  2. Fabulous sea card Viv, almost stormy sea I think! The best photo is you and Alex though, he looks as if he's having a wonderful time, I can't wait for our French trip for Charlie to keep up his swimming lessons:) Just had to grab the washing in, it's very dark and rolling thunder!! Now it's raining:(
    Val x

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  3. Stunning card Viv, I really love the way you have coloured the panels. Such a lovely photo, your pool looks very inviting in this heat today.

    hugs Sue

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  4. The card is gorgeous...the photo is totally sweet!!

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  5. Fabulous card Viv, great inking
    Your photo with your lovely Alex is FAB
    Thanks so much
    mandi
    LIM

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  6. This is just gorgeous,love the colours!

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  7. Stunning card Viv, and a wonderful photograph, that's what I could do with right now :o)
    Jackie xx

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  8. A really pretty card and, boy, does that water look inviting!

    Kathyk

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  9. your card is absolutely gorgeous, viv...love the soft blue colors... love the picture of you and your grandson in the pool... thanks for sharing!!

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  10. Beautifully elegant card! That blue is so serene!

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  11. We had children and grandchildren over yesterday for swimming too...it's really been hot here in Florida! LOVE the water coloring...I need to try that more often!

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  12. The card is lovely Viv, what a great idea! Love the photo of you and Alex, it looks like you are both enjoying the water.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  13. Wowww fabulous card Viv... love the blues... I do watercolours too and I love to see how they blend together!

    Fab photo of you and your grandson too... thanks for sharing it!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  14. Gorgeous card, and isn't that little one growing!
    hugs
    glenda

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  15. That sea scape looks pretty inviting at the mo. Beautiful! Lynn x

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  16. Beautiful card, love the colour. xx

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  17. Gorgeous card Viv, glad you are enjoying the wonderful weather, especially with your grandson, he is a real little cutie. Chris xx

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  18. Gorgeous Viv. Love your inkyness and the tearing is fab.
    Lynne xxx

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  19. Beautiful card. Love your layout - so different. Gorgeous photo of you and Alex.

    Karen x

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  20. I'm so sorry that I'm late in visiting this week, but I have been on a wonderful cruise to Norway where I didn't have very good Internet coverage!
    Thanks so much for your gorgeous contribution!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  21. Hola Viv, thank you for yours comments last weeks is nice to see you in my blog:D.
    Oooh Viv, what gorgeous little boy with his proud grandmother:D:D.
    Beautiful card Viv, i love the watercolour background and the waves, fantastic, very elegant. Muy(very) buen(good)trabajo(work).
    A hug from the supermeltes island

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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