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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

masking at Clarity

Hello lovelies! Well how are you this morning? I hope you are well. I had a good day yesterday - busy as usual but good - today is much quieter - I'll be making teas and coffees at the village institute this morning - and its school library this afternoon.

Last night I finally got around to making my entry for the current clarity challenge - this month its all about masking  - well I ummed and ahed and scratched my head - then I remembered that I had to make my sisters 50th birthday card - so thats what I did.


I stamped the chickens then masked them - then used a homemade stencil with the 50 on and inked on in ripe persimmon. Then I masked to do the yellow and brown and overlaid the wire stencil. I also added the star stamp detail to the 50. Finally I added the words using the clarity alphabet stamps.


I unmasked the chickens and coloured them with shades already in the picture.


I', quite pleased with this one - and I'm sure Jacqui will like it!

I'd like to enter this into claritystampchallenge-38.

Have a really nice day!

Big hugs

Rachel x

30 comments:

  1. Brilliant card, great colours, love it.
    Patricia x

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  2. Your sister will love her card Rachel x love the warm colours and the sentiment is such fun

    Sounds like you have a busy day ahead.........me.....well I have the last pile of ironing to do :-)
    Sending my best wishes
    Annie x

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  3. I'm sure you sister will love this Rachel, fun and cheerful for a significant birthday.
    Lorraine

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  4. Fabulous card Rachel, sure Jacqui will love it

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  5. This is gorgeous Rachel your sister will adore this!! lots of huggles Sue xx

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  6. Such a fun birthday card. I know your sister will love it. Great job with all the masking.

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  7. Love this card you have done a lot of masking. Good luck in the challenge and thank you for entering. Xx

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  8. Beautiful design, gorgeous colours and love the image used.xx

     {aNNie}

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  9. Oh I love this Rachel. A super card for Jacqui. I love the background and the wavy sentiment and especially how you've coloured the chickens.

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  10. Nice card for someone's big 50 good luck in the clarity challenge x

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  11. Fabulous birthday card, I'm sure the birthday girl will love it, great design and colours, Kate x

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  12. Fabulous card and love the masking. I am sure your sister will love this.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  13. A super card Rachel, I love the chickens.
    Pauline
    x

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  14. Lovely design, Rachel! Very funny!!!

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  15. Great masking Rachel and I love the finished card! Hugs, Anne xx

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  16. When I read about your days it really amazes me how you even find the time to craft!Fabulous fun card,love the chickens and brilliant masking and stencilling
    Carol x

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    1. i feel that way sometimes too Carol - but being busy helps me cope with losing shaun - tats the bottom line I guess xx

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  17. Lovely personalised card Rachel. The chickens look like they are carrying in the 50. Your sister will love it. Good luck in the challenge x

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  18. This is really adorable, Rachel! Perfect masking and oh those chicken, I love them!

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  19. what a lovely card love the colours x

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  20. what a lovely card love the colours x

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  21. Another gorgeous card, I love how you do your backgrounds, gorgeous colours and image. Big Hugs Marlene

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  22. Love this one too - those birds are fabulous! Such a fun and fab design this one, gorgeous chickens Karen x

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  23. Great masking, and lovely warm colour tones. I'm sure it will go down a treat.
    Alison x

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  24. Fun birthday card - we used to have a rooster to watch over our five hens. But he did not like anyone except my husband - one day he attacked me. I was surprised how strong and wild he was. I can tell you he was the rooster from hell.
    sandy xx

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  25. Oh my goodness, this is fabulous!!! She will love and treasure this fun creation! Hugs, Autumn

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  26. I bet your sister loves this! MY sister just turned 60! Love those chickens, and is that more orange I see? Hugs!

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  27. Looks fab Rachel & I bet your sis would love it to bits! I know my MIL would go nuts for it, she'll be 80 this year!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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