Saturday, March 14, 2015

Back to Crafty Goodness

I feel like it's confession.  Hello, my name is Debbie.  It has been nearly three long weeks since my last post, and even longer since I've really been able to be super crafty.  During that time I made very little, but I continued to get my monthly kits.  This week has been like Christmas!

So I do have a card to share today.  This one is for Merry Monday! It is monochromatic shades of blue (with some added white and silver).  It is also my first try at the Bokeh technique.  I have to tell you that I am in love!

So here is my card for Merry Monday . . .

The shades of blue on this one were Chipped Sapphire, Stormy Sky and Weathered Wood.  I'm not one to fawn over my own stuff, but I will tell you the picture on this doesn't do it justice.  It was sprayed with some Perfect Pearls, and it has the most amazing sheen.  I've been distracted by it all day!

 If you haven't tried this technique . . . do!

So fun to be creative again.  I hope you find a break in your day to create!

Supplies Used - Cozy Winter Wishes
Cardstock:  Neenah and Strathmore Watercolor
Stamps:  Cozy Winter Wishes Stamp Set from Lil' Inker
Ink:  Ranger Distress Markers, Simon Says Stamp Pigment Ink, Hero Arts Black
Ribbon:  Offray
Other:  Pretty Pink Posh Sequins and Perfect Pearls


  1. I haven't tried this technique yet, but after seeing this awesome card, I'm itching to give it a try! Thanks, Debbie, for sharing this beauty with us at Merry Monday.

  2. I have yet to try this technique too, Debbie! I love the look but just haven't actually sat down to do it. Your card came out awesome! So great to see a card from you in Merry Monday! I know your schedule has been crazy!

  3. So pretty! Love the bokeh effect.

  4. Can't believe this is your first try at Bokeh effect! It is fabulous and even though the screen does not show it to full beauty (I'm sure) the depth and subtle coloring are amazing! It makes me want to go play with Bokeh some more! WOW!!!

  5. Bet this is totally gorgeous in person because it's pretty on your blog! Great job with our challenge this week at Merry Monday!

  6. I'm playing around with this technique at the moment but I'm not getting results like yours. This is absolutely stunning!!! I love the colours .... great job! xx

  7. This is one of the most beautiful card I have ever seen, and I assure you that I saw a lot! Wonderful! You must win the challenge.

  8. OMG...just a GORJUS card. I love it!! How do I get on your mailing card list??!!! LOL ;) I am so glad that you shared this card..and feel a CASE happening in the near future! :)

  9. Gorgeous design. Love the colour combination too. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

  10. Welcome to the meeting, Debbie! We are glad to have you and what a delightful creation you have brought to share with us today!! You have done an exquisite job with the bokeh effect and your colors are outstanding!! We hope you will be able to come back to our meetings more often in the future! Hugs, Darnell