Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Mini Bokeh Effect

Sorry I have not done much this week but health issues are bothering me these days and so I am not very energetic right now. But over the week I did manage to do a bit each day on this simple card and create a little note card.


I thought it would be cool to try and created a mini Bokeh Effect background with a stencil I purchased last week from the Stampinback line from I Brake for Stamps called Dots. I used various colors of ink and did a layer of one color at a time.  After I cleaned the stencil off and dried it, I proceeded to add another layer of a different color by moving the stencil slightly. I kept repeating this and each time using a different color. My last little white dots were added with a Q-Tip.

My bold flowers and sentiment which are also from Stampinback and available at I Brake for Stamps were inked in black ink and added to the front panel of the card. My sentiment was stamped on white card stock and then layered onto a black piece of card stock.

Well, just a little bit of creativity each day helps to make me feel better. Well, guess it is back to the recliner now. Don't worry about me. I am going to be fine but some antibiotics affect me in a negative way sometimes. LOL

I hope all of you are having a great week. And thanks for stopping by to see my blog.

God bless,
Verna



11 comments:

  1. Your card is lovely. Beautiful background and well worth all the work.

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  2. Sorry your struggling Verna! This card was worth the wait! Love that background!! Feel well my friend!

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  3. Sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. Good to know that a little crafting makes you feel better. I love the sentiment and the font on this card. It goes so well with the BG and the flowers that you have cleverly stamped in black. Nice spring look.

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  4. Oh geez, keep that leg up. So sorry you are having problems!! And yes, antibiotics can be a pain sometimes. What a cute idea to do the mini-bokeh, you clever girl. Your colors are so pretty, and I love the silhouetted flowers. This card is amazing!!!

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  5. You are so clever, Verna! Great idea to use a stencil and quickly apply the ink rather than dotting each one of the little circles with a dauber! Hopefully you are feeling a little better today - I'm sure the weather is not always your best friend - thank you for sharing your pretty card! xo

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  6. Love this Verna this is on my list to do this effect is so beautiful and you did a beautiful job on it.
    Hugs

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  7. Fun Bokeh bg with the silhouette! Hope you feel better soon!

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  8. Love the black with those backround colours. Take it easy so you are not down longer. :)

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  9. Your bokeh note card is darling, Verna! I love the colors! I'm glad you are able to get your hands in something creative once in a while during your recovery. Hopefully, you will be all healed soon and no longer need the nasty antibiotics!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Oh wow, Verna, gorgeous card. I love the effect you created. The silhouette of butterflies and flowers are stunning.

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  11. Your background is wonderful! Perfect behind the bold flowers. Well done!! Hope you feel better soon.

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