Saturday, 21 March 2015

Japanese Scene

A card for Darnell's NBUS challenge using the sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches. I have had this Stamp-It stamp for about a year and today is the first time it has seen ink.  I coloured the image with alcohol markers, but I think it may look nicer in water colours.

Cardstock - 6" white card blank, black, X-press It blending card
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose
Stamp - Stamp-It Japanese Scene
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Markers - Copic E33 (Sand), KaiserFusion BR04 (Bronze), Bic Mark-it Cloud Nine Grey, Honey Brown, Moonstone Yellow, Forest Green
Dies - QuicKutz Nesting Circles, CC Designs Cutters Phlox Flowers
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots
Other - natural (colour) mesh, white felt snippets, black pearls, sentiment sticker

NBUS Challenge 4 - Never Before Used Stamp
Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge 292 
One Crazy Stamper March Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Challenge 98 - Anything Goes
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.



  1. What a lovely card, and that stamp is gorgeous - I really could NOT have let that go for so long without seeing ink!

  2. Oh what a pretty card, Jenny! Love the sweet Japanese Scene with that background paper and sketch.

  3. Very pretty! Love the image and the flowers are the perfect accent! The mesh looks great in the background! Thanks so much for planing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches! Come back and join us again soon!

  4. Beautiful card!! I really like the mesh!!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie (TMS DT)

  5. What a pretty image to bring out for NBUS, Jenny! I think it looks nice in the neutral colors against that awesome paper and mesh! The lovely pop of yellow is all you need! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #4!! Enjoy your Sunday!! Hugs, Darnell

  6. Pretty Japanese scene. Love the backing fabric too. Gorgeous card. Hugs, Wendy x

  7. What a cool card! I'm a sucker for just about anything in the Asian vein, so this is right up my alley. I love the stamp, but that background paper and mesh really calls to me. Great job!

  8. This card has a lovely Eastern feel.I really like the way you threaded the ribbon in between the matting of your image.

  9. Lovely card, this is such a wonderful image. Thank you for joining us for Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  10. Pretty card! Isn't it a great feeling to use a NBUS? I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one who has a lot of

  11. Great card, everything ties together and compliments perfectly. The yellow sun gives that little pop of colour. Thanks for joining us this month at Bizzy Becs for our "Anything Goes" challenge.