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Sunday, July 5, 2015

AAA Cards Challenge #43: starry night

AAA Cards Challenge #43: starry night.

I´ve made an Aurora Borealis or Northern lights water color card.

I´ve used liqud water colors from Talens ecoline for that.
I handdrew the twiggy trees, there´s a stamp that  looks kind of like these trees but I don´t have it.
I used a black Sharpie for the trees and the faux stitching
A white Sharpie to dot in the stars.
Black frame to accentuate the colors and no sentiment to detract from the water coloring ;-) I mean it could be a "thinking of you" or any other card now....

Then I wondered if it was CAS enough, so made another with a  smaller panel, so there's more empty space. I used Distress inks and mini blending sponges for this one. Memory box cityscape die and  also white Sharpie.

But I really like my Aurora one, so will enter that one ;-)

For more information on the AAA cards challenge, see this



7 comments:

  1. Both of your cards are gorgeous. Your Aurora Borealis sky is so beautifully done and I love that you hand drew the trees. Your cityscape card is also wonderful - the blended colors are spectacular. Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards!

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  2. 2 simply beautiful cards Maaike - I can't pick a favourite as they are both so awesome. Great work and thanks so much for playing along at AAA Cards. Sarah x

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  3. ah same problem i had, thanks ladies ;-)

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  4. Such a fabulously vibrant background! It's lovely.

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  5. Both your cards are gorgeous! Amazing designs with the Northern Lights background.

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  6. Both cards are stunning. Great job on the night sky and the aurora-that's my favorite, too. I missed the recent night show as we were clouded in here in Upper Michigan-but saw some awesome photos.

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  7. Wow! I just love the Aurora card; your twiggy trees are Fab :)

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