I'm a happy gal with new toys. Had a chance to do some shopping around Chicago and on my way home yesterday and picked up some new toys including some paint daubers and a new stencil as well as some robot stickers. I used them to meet today's Mixability challenge to smudge or smear a frame around our focal point. I started with the bg piece for each card which used the TCW Mini Love Beads stencil with direct to paper and sponged Marina Mist over Bashful Blue. I then took my paints (Weather Vane and Cloudy Blue) with the dauber then my fingers to smear around the edges and did the same for my sentiment pieces-adding a bit of sponged Poppy Parade and stamped rock 'n rolled chevrons. I embossed silver in the TH Steampunk ef and sponged some black on those. The happy together card alos has a circle of black embossed in the Chevron ef while the other card has a sponged V Pattern stencil. Both sentiments were stamped first in Versamark then Poppy Parade and embossed with clear ep. The stickers were already dimensional and I sponged around them a bit and popped some of my sentiment panels on each card too.
*Closeups on my blog post
Date: Friday, June 7, 2013 GMT Views: 829
Accessories: Chevron and Tim Holtz Steampunk efs, Full Heart, 2 1/2" circle punches, CM Oval Cutting System, sponge, clear embossing powder, Stencils: Huey's V Pattern and TCW Mini Love Beads, TPC Stickers, Paint daubers: Ranger Weather Vane, Adirondak-Cloudy Blu
Techniques: Smudging, Sponging, Dry Embossing, Embossing, Stencil BG, Rock 'N Roll
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39843
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 @ 3:06 PM
Not one but two very cute cards. Love the colors and the design. Fabulous cards for sure! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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