Hey Girl card for SB117

Hi everyone, for this week’s share I have used one of my daughter’s favourite stamp sets, it’s called Hey Girl, I have to admit I think it is pretty darn cute too.  Here is my card for SB117.
Hey Girl card by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
Creating the two-toned effect on the background was super easy to do, all I did was swipe the ink pad across the Color Me Irresistable Designer Series Paper starting with the lightest colour first.  I wiped off the excess ink using a handy towel and then swiped the second color ink pad over the top and then wiped the excess ink off again.  You can control how much color you apply by the angle you hold the ink pad.  I finished the background card off by sponging black around the edges.
Hey Girl background by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
I love Shimmery White card stock, it has a beautiful glittery shimmery look, it is so pretty.  One of the other things I love about it is it is a great alternative for water colouring on.
Hey Girl close up by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
and yes I did stamp the inside too 🙂
Hey Girl inside by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
Quick video showing you how I coloured the background card using inkpads.

Here is the photo of this week’s sketch challenge that I designed my card from.  You can join in the fun, make a card and share it with us, for more information go to Sketch and Blog Challenge.
SB117
Now lets pop on over and see what the rest of the design team have come up with this week.  You can do this by clicking on their links below.

Sandi MacIver – Canada

Amy Koenders – USA

Michelle Last – UK

Claire Daly – Australia

Marine Wiplier – France

Caroline van der Straaten – Netherlands

Shelagh Freemantle – Canada

Kerstin Kreis – Germany

Patrice Halliday-Larsen – New Zealand (that’s me)

Hey Girl Card was created using the following Stampin’ Up! products

If you would like to order any of the Stampin” Up! products I have used on this card or have any questions, please contact Patrice. You can also place an order online or find out more about the product by clicking on the image that interests you below.

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Patrice

Comments: 11

  1. Amy Koenders August 13, 2015 at 1:39 am Reply

    I love your card Patrice! The background turned out great and your watercoloring is perfect!

    • Patrice August 19, 2015 at 1:07 pm Reply

      Thanks Amy 🙂 and it is such a quick and easy way to colour the background.

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  3. Marine August 13, 2015 at 2:55 am Reply

    Such a lovely card Patrice ! Your daughter has a really good taste 🙂

    • Patrice August 19, 2015 at 1:08 pm Reply

      Thanks Marine, I don’t think I will ever be allowed to part with that stamp set lol.

  4. Sandra MacIver August 13, 2015 at 3:23 am Reply

    What a totally adorable card and I can see why your daughter loves it so….also LOVE the background, I have to try that, LOL…

    • Patrice August 19, 2015 at 1:10 pm Reply

      Thanks Sandi 🙂 look forward to seeing what you come up with.

  5. Shelagh Freemantle August 13, 2015 at 7:58 am Reply

    This is adorable……the colors of the paper and how you pulled it all together. So much fun, thanks, hugs from Shelagh.

    • Patrice August 19, 2015 at 1:10 pm Reply

      Thanks Shelagh 🙂 I love that colour combination too.

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