Saturday, February 7, 2015

Masking, Doodling and White Space

I'm so excited that my cards have been a 
hit at work, and love that my coworkers
are now asking for "custom cards."
I was specifically asked for a wedding
card with an aquarium theme 
and not too fussy.
Here's what I came up with...

Lawn Fawn Critters in the Sea, Lawn Fawn Feathered Friends, 
Lawn Fawn Milk and Cookies, Lawn Fawn Hearts die,
Inktense Water Pencils with Dove Blender, Distress Ink in Cracked Psitachio,
Hero Arts India Ink black

I did a little masking and mirror stamping to get the 
sweet girl octopus.  Added some doodled eyelashes
and wedding rings to give a wedding flair.
Here's a closeup...


I really liked their little wedding bands and added a little gemstone 
on the girl!

Do you see that lovely watercolored background?
That is the latest Distress Ink color
Cracked Pistachio!!!
It is GORGEOUS!

With all that white space I'll be entering this in the next



I also wanted to share a few of my 
Valentine grams that another coworker asked for...


and some closeups...


I've said it before, but I'm in love with the
Simon Says Stamp stitched dies!
The square ones make the perfect candy gram...
on the back will have Ghirardelli chocolates attached!!

This will be entered in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge

Ok thanks for letting me share and
MAHALO for stopping by!!



15 comments:

  1. What a unique wedding card, Niki! I like that you added wedding bands; so clever! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  2. Hi Nickki! Your cards are super cute. The sentiments are absolutely perfect with the image. Love 'em all.

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  3. OMYGOSH!!! These are soooooo cute! LOVING the octopus (hmmm ... what's plural for them? Octopusses?? Octopuss's???) ... well either way... I love them both!!! :)

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  4. so cute! love the octopus wedding card and the valentines!

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  5. Check out all the fun inspiration!

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  6. Those Valentines are sweeter than chocolate!

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  7. Such a gorgeous creation, love the colours that you have chosen, thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this time, hugs Pops x

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  8. Love you cards! Soo cute cute and fun!

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  9. Your wedding card is absolutely adorable! LOVE the wedding bands, so cute! And your Valentine's cards are super cute too!

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  10. Adorable cards! I love the coloring on the octopus card, it is so clever too! All your valentine's day cards are so sweet! Thanks for playing the Lawnscaping Challenge!
    -Samantha

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  11. Aw, could this possibly be any cuter? Absolutely darling card. Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  12. Super cutecard!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping 
    Hope to see you again next challenge
    Xx Tamara

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  14. Look at all this cuteness going on.. love it all

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