Thursday, October 16, 2014

Birthday Bister Giraffe Card and New Watermark!


I am very excited today to be sharing my first card with my brand new personalized watermark! Ever since my friends Sara and Michael created my blog badge, I wanted to have a watermark using my brand and now I have one! I read about Kathryne of StampArt Design  and how she created watermarks for a design team. I contacted her and she was just great to work with! Even after I approved a final design, she worked on it to make it even more perfect! I was very impressed and recommend her very highly. You should check out her blog here not only for watermark design but for great digital stamps she designs as well. Thanks Kathryne! 

I am still a rookie at the watermark program and adjusting the placement and size of the watermark, but a little more playing and experience and I will perfect that as well. I chose Visual Watermark here and it was pretty easy to use.

I love the card I am posting today! I used a birthday embossing folder on a white card base before I applied blue and brown bister powders and spritzed with water for a fun background. Then I cut an oval opening with a nestie die and stamped a gorgeous giraffe stamp on yellow cardstock. The giraffe stamp and the Bister powders are from I Brake for Stamps. If you check out the Bister gallery there, you will see a bunch of my cards:)

I am entering this card in the CAS challenge at Virginia's View and the Anything Goes with Yellow challenge at Fantastic Tuesday.  

7 comments:

StampArt Design by Kathryne said...

Your card is lovely, Karen. The background is awesome! Love it. Your watermark looks wonderful. Thank you for the opportunity to work and create with you. It was fun. You did great to learn the watermark program. Way to go! Thanks also for the kind words on your post. It's been a pleasure. xx Kathryne

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rachel taylor said...

fab card thanks for sharing with FTT this week Rachel dt

rachel taylor said...

fab card thanks for sharing with FTT this week Rachel dt

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Verna Angerhofer said...

Lovely card and I like that giraffe image too. I also own it but have not used it in a long, long time. And, love the watermark. That is really cool and elegant too.

Kim Heggins said...

Another wonderful card Karen, I love that beautiful image.