24 Jan 2016

A new day dawns

Good morning.

Today it is time to inject a little bit of colour into this blog.

Had fun creating this one the old fashioned way using a brayer. Even remembered to do those 'wheelies' to avoid harsh lines and used a white pencil to capture a few highlights in the grass.

This card is for:
Less is More week 260 challenge where the theme is silhouettes.
Creative Fingers #101 challenge which is always anything goes
Unico challenge which is Anything goes with an option of Love

I would always reach for those sunset colours when making cards like this in the past, so breaking with tradition, this one has more of a day is dawning feel.

Items used in this card
Ink pad: Big N Juicy Hydrangea (think these are discontinued now), Versafine Onyx black
Sentiment Stamp: Papermania Midnight Fairy Tale
Silhouette Stamp: Indigo Blu Poppy Meadow
Pencil: Faber Castell Polychromo White

Hope you like it.

Well, that's it for a couple of days as I am off to Lisbon to see a concert. My next post should be on Wednesday.

Thanks so much for stopping by; I really do appreciate it.
Sharon xx


Lindsey said...

Fabulous brayering! Love the vibrant colours too x Lindsey Uniko DT

Kathyk said...

Love the choice of dramatic colours for your background - fab card


Sharon said...

Thanks Lindsey

Sharon said...

Thank you so much Kathy

Anonymous said...

Beautiful ! I adore this card beautifully brayered, coloured such an incredible scene.


Christine said...

Great colours! Beautiful card!

Jane said...

Oh wow! You certainly rocked that brayer! Fabulous colours, my favourites. Thanks for joining in with the challenge at Uniko.

Joanne James said...

What a beautiful sky you created Sharon - so atmospheric.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

OH WOW! I am loving your combination of inky colours to make that wonderful sky Sharon. So perfect with the florals silhouetted against it. YUMMY. Thanks so much for playing along at Less is More and Uniko with it. Sarah x

Anne said...

Wow Sharon - what a stunning background for your silhouette!
Thank you so much
"Less is More"

Lou said...

You've got that brayering technique down to a fine art! Background looks stunning with such a pretty silhouette to finish it off. Lou x

Joan said...

Fabulous colours! Love your card

Neets B said...

Wow, perfect colours for your morning sky. I love white space between your sentiment and image too.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

Sharon said...

Thank yo so much Marie

Sharon said...

Thank you Christine

Sharon said...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments

Sharon said...

Awww thank you Joanne

Sharon said...

Wow! Praise indeed from someone as talented as you. Thank you Sarah

Sharon said...

Thank you so much Anne

Sharon said...

Thank you for your lovely comment Lou

Sharon said...

Thank you Joan

Sharon said...

Thank you so much Anita

Stacey Schofield said...

Gorgeous work. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Creative Fingers Challenge Blog this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Keep Smilin',
Stacey xxx
Creative Fingers DT
Lasata's Crafty Hideout {My Blog}

Sharon said...

Thanks Stacey

Beverley said...

WOW! The background colours are stunning, beautifully done and thank you SO much for sharing and joining in on the Uniko Challenge. Hugs Bev x

Deborah Frings said...

Absolutely gorgeous. I do like the silhouette flowers against that background. Thanks so much for playing along with the Uniko Challenge this month! Deborah, DT

Sharon said...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Bev

Sharon said...

Thank you for your kind comments