Thursday, June 16, 2016

Tropical holiday and a layer card

Hey all, I am up with 2 cards today.
Both are made a few days back, currently I have a backlog of card postings, as I am not spending much time on blogging.

Anyways, the first card is made using the ghosting technique, I used peacock feathers DI to ink up the bottom and then used Tim Holtz woodgrain stencil sideways, to create the ghosting effect. I then used a copic to color for the sand, all the images on this card from Paer Smooches - Summer Loving set.
A pretty simple card based on a tropical holiday theme

Linking this with:

Addicted to CAS
A simple tropical entry here

HLS CAS June Challenge
 Another entry here

City Crafter Challenge
A beach themed card here

bastel-traum Challenge
A tropical holiday card here


The second card was an experiment, and is so not like me, I am having a hard time accepting this card, and neither am I able to decide if I like it or hate it. I think I am in the middle undecided on this one. es and I have decided to share it though ;) My girlfriends from school all loved it, that's why I am sharing it ;)

I used Paper Smooches - botaniclas here. I started with a grey ink and dabbing the stamps lightly stamped on a panel, then I used my markers to color the images.
you can see how it looked before and after.

After having the colored images, I wasn't sure if I wanted to turn it into a card. I thought of layers and continued and this is what I have ended up with. I used a pattern paper for the background, and the front panel is angled(which bothers me a bit  ;) ) I used a light green textured base for this.
I then added a crochet lace and stamped the sentiment on the pp. A few jewels to finish off. I would like to know what you all think of this card. This is so not me though!!!

This is a solo challenge entry for Paper Smooches Layers challenge for June.


Thank you for stopping by, I really appreciate your kind  feedback :) Have a great day!


  1. The second card is definitely different from your style but it is pretty

  2. The scene is totally tropical beach and I love the way you have the (proportionally) giant flip-flops to go with the cute saying. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter.

  3. Awesome cards, Rahmat! Its great that you are trying new styles - and the second card is really good. And first card - I particularly loved the ghosting - it really looks like water, where you used a woodgrain stencil! Love it!

  4. Wowww the summer card and the flowers look fab! :)
    Suchi xx

  5. both the cards..infact i like the second one more..its different from your style..

  6. You nailed our theme; scuch a fab card! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

  7. Two fab cards, love the second one. Cara x

  8. Fun beach theme and loving the ghosting effect you created with the sea x Pretty flower cad too x

  9. Gorgeous cards here Rahamat and such fun ideas. Thanks for playing along at ATCAS this week. Sarah

  10. Super cute card, thanks for joining us at ATCAS!

  11. What a fun and fabulous card for our challenge!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!