Tammy has some super fun colors for this week's Color Throwdown Challenge and several are from SU's newest in colors which gave me a chance to FINALLY break open the new sampler CS pack I've had for weeks!
I've been fascinated by all the mixed media techniques used on cards and other projects and decided to browse some YouTube videos for inspiration. I found a tutorial which I used for a springboard - though I did not go into all the steps I saw demonstrated. I pulled a bunch of scrap DP from my leftover pile and cut a variety of squares and rectangles. I applied the papers to a base of CS using Claudine Hellmuth's Studio multi-medium matte gel. I let that dry, then brushed gesso over the top. After letting that step dry, I did some stenciling with a Dylusions Dotted Flowers stencil and Broken China distress paint by Tim Holtz. I also randomly sponged some Strawberry Slush and Crisp Cantaloupe ink to the BG. I stamped off once before stamping the Rich Razzleberry flowers then added a brad to the centers. The larger flower has a resin embellishment from the In Color Boutique collection by SU. The leafy flourish was die cut using Coastal Cabana CS. The closest shade of ribbon I had was this satin Pool Party ribbon and was surprised at how close it was to the new blue! The sentiment tag is from my most often used PTI set - Tiny Tags!
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 GMT Views: 755