Welcome back everyone. This week at Inspired by Stamping we are showcasing our favourite techniques when making a card.
If you are a close follower of mine, you will know that I love to watercolour and my latest craze is using brushos for my backgrounds.
This is one of my favourites backgrounds that I have made so far. The blues are nice and bright and I love the effect that was created.
Here is my card -
To create this background you will need
*Cardstock - normal or watercolour
(or other waterbased medium - Pearl Powders, Distress reinkers, Glimmer Mists, Color Wash sprays)
*Aerosol can of Laundry starch (I bought mine from the local supermarket)
Technique - spray your cardstock with the starch then sprinkle your brushos over the top. Spray starch again and then lay crinkled up cling wrap over your panel. LEAVE it for at least 30 minutes to allow the paints to go up into the creases of the cling wrap. You are trying to create a marble looking effect.
When my panel was dry, I die cut it in two places so I could adhere them separately onto my card.
Then I embossed the sentiment from the new Friends stamp set.
same with the Butterfly from the new Butterflies stamp set.
The finishing touch was a few sequins.
I hope I have inspired you to give this technique a go. It really is fun with beautiful (and unique) results.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges
Uniko - Things with Wings
Moo Mania - Butterflies
Crafty Boots - Things with Wings
Ink on my Fingers - You got a Friend
See you next time! xx