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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Bold, bright and colourful

At the recent Scrapbooking Expo in Brisbane I did a class using the Lindy's Stamp Gang and Dylusions sprays.  Our teacher was the extremely talented Kate Palmer Sparkle Tart. Kate has loads of great videos on youtube, showing a range of so many wonderful techniques, definitely worth a visit or 10.  I had a ball in the class and got very messy.  The background to the card below was one of the techniques using the Dylusion sprays, making a watermark using a stencil, stamping and "bleaching" the dyes using water.  The cute mushrooms on the background are Dyan Reaveley "Dylusions" stamps.  The little fairy and the lady(or man in this case)beetle are both Crafty Secrets and coloured with copics.  The snail is Inkadinkado and was stamped by colouring Marvy markers directly on the stamp, huffing and stamping. I absolutely love the bright clear colours the dylusions give, they're gorgeous.


 
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges

Bizzy Becs Store Blog  Colour Inspiration.  Check out their bright and tastey queue below


Crafty Sentiments Designs Bright Colours

Stamp and Create  Bold and Bright


Thankyou for looking, cheers Linda

16 comments:

Jac said...

WOW! Awesome work and fantastic sentiment, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week.

pinky said...

Stunning card Linda, perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.
Pinky

Sara H said...

Wooow! Your card is stunning!!!! Love those bright colors, really gorgeous!
Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week and good luck with the draw!

Tracy said...

Hi Linda! Wow this is a great project. I'm trying to get up the nerve to jump into mixed media art. I like the wonderful mix of colors and the awesome stamping you used on this. :-) Hugs!

Amy Prior An Aussie Scrapbooking Diva said...

WOW what an awesome card! Thanks for joining in the A2Z Scraplets Blog Hop xx

Shelby said...

What cool background work! Looks absolutely amazing.

Shelby

Ani said...

Gorgeous card! A real piece of Art! Ani
P.S. We have a candy over at Card Mania Challenges, if you're interested...

Michaela said...

Hi Linda
First of all I would like to say massive Thank You for voting for my card at Fashionista's challenge blog. It is very much appreciated!!
Loving your amazing card! It is just stunning work!
Michaela xx

stamping sue said...

what a colorful card. really like it.
thanks for visiting my blog and good luck in MFP drawing for stamp set.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Kerttu said...

wow. This card is amazing. So pretty colours.

Kerttuxx

Kerttu said...

wow. This card is amazing. So pretty colours.

Kerttuxx

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie, this is stunning, so love what you have done here a gorgeous creation, huggles Pops x x x

Carole said...

Loulou, your card turned out marvelous. Love the colours, they really pop and the background looks fab! Thanks so much Loulou for your lovely comments, great appreciated and I hope you will visit again. Carole xox

Happy Days said...

Wow this is stunning, I love it.

I stopped by to say thank you so much for voting for my card over at The Fashionista Challenge, I really appreciate you taking the time to do so.

I'm really glad I did pop over as you have some gorgeous makes. I'm going to have bit of a wander around your blog.

Thanks again

Claire x

lostinpaper said...

Absolutely wonderful! LOVE your bg and especially with those mushrooms, it's perfect! I'm heading over to check out Kates blog!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the colours and the fairy and mushrooms are adorable
Lindsay xx