WWC264 – Helen’s Challenge: All About Occasions

march 25

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Hello and welcome

Today it’s time for our new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday! This week I’m thrilled to be hosting the challenge –Anything with a Feminine Twist.

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I decided this week to play with some inks to see what effects I could get using blue, green and purple. I tried 3 different  types – Distress Inks, Brilliance Inks and Cosmic  Shimmer Pixie Powders.

I also tried, smooching the colour and dipping the cardstock into the colour.

Once the pieces were dry, I decided I loved the first and last. I had used Perfect Pearls water to mix with the Distress Inks to give a little shimmer.

I then cut Altnew’s leafy Garland Die from both panels.

I cut the card front panel and smooched the same Distress Inks on the front.

Using Altnew’s Fine Cover Frames, I used 3 of the frames.  2 were covered with Wink of Stella Silver. These were glued to a white panel with the largest being the outside edge.

I stamped the simple sentiment from the Altnew wonderland Stamp Set in black Brilliance Lightning Black Ink.

After layering this panel onto the card front, I added the 2 die cut garlands so they crossed over, with the darker Pixie Powders piece at the back for depth.

It is difficult to see, but the garland and background have a lovely shimmery look.

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Thanks so much for visiting and I hope that you are all keeping safe and well. I love to read your comments.

Please take care in these uncertain times and be kind to everyone.  I wanted the soft delicate look of my card to send this message.

Don’t forget to head over to our blog to check out the wonderful inspiration from the rest of our Design Team.

I look forward to seeing what you create this week!

Have a great day




Altnew’s March Inspiration Challenge

Die Cut Divas  Anything Goes Challenge 

Double ‘D’ Challenge – Welcome SPRING

Creative Inspirations March Challenge – Pretty Pastels!

Cute Card Thursday Challenge 626 – Just for Fun!

Virginia’s March Show & Share


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Author: momentsofcrafting

I live in sunny Queensland, Australia with my husband and daughter. Since I was a child, I have always loved to create and have enjoyed all kinds of crafts, sewing and painting. China painting helped develop my understanding of colour and design. Over the last few years card making has taken up a major part of my crafting time as I love to play with new techniques and mediums. Since beginning my blog, entering various challenges has encouraged me to grow my skills and creativity.

24 thoughts on “WWC264 – Helen’s Challenge: All About Occasions”

  1. Simply stunning card! The garland colors remind me of hanging Wisteria vines. Lots of great dimension. Thanks for joining the Double D, “Spring” Challenge.


  2. Such a beautiful sentiment so creatively and calmly conveyed. A wonderful visual to start the day. Thank you my wonderful friend🌸


  3. I absolutely love the delicate look and the design. Great creative card. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Spring’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
    Barbara DT


  4. The inking and composition are SUPERB!! Love your attentions to details! So glad that you join the fun with my “Show & Share”! WONDERFUL! Very happy to see your lovely work! Thank you for your support!


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