Another Christmas card today! I do love getting festive early!
For this one I cut a square of watercolour card and added masking tape to the whole edge. I popped Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon and Chipped Sapphire Distress Inks on a tile, spritzed with water then used a damp paintbrush to add the ink to the watercolour card. I dried with a heat gun then used my fingers to add some droplets of water then dried with a piece of kitchen roll. I added some shimmer by spraying generously with glimmer mist - this also moved the colours around a bit adding to the background effect. Then I removed the masking tape - I always look forward to that bit, its fun to see the effect! The stamping is all done in Black Versafine embossed with clear detail powder. The stamps are all HobbyArt - the tree from Woodland Glade Scene It and the sentiment and stamp from Christmas Post. I went around the edge with a fine black marker twice, overlapping the two wavy lines then filled the crossovers with glue using a glue pen then added Cosmic Shimmer Sea Blue Glitter. My friend Sue gave me the glitter as part of my birthday present. She gave me a box filled with all sorts of crafty goodies! Thank you Sue if you are reading this! I also added some Cosmic shimmer Diamond Sparkles to the main image. I didn't add too much stamping to the background as I really liked how the inky, glimmery background looks.
I would like to enter the following challenges:
August Rudolph Days - Christmas - Anything Goes
HobbyArt - Blue
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Ditch The Design Papers
The Craft Barn - Spray (I used glimmer mist spray which I adore!)
These are all fab challenges and fab blogs!
Thank you so much for visiting me - I appreciate it lots and lots! Take Care. Christine xxx