Yesterday, the boys and I did a little art/science experiment with food coloring and oil. We dropped some oil on watercolor paper, swirled it around some, and then added some colored water. The boys enjoyed it; I enjoyed it even more. After it was dry, the boys had pretty much lost interest in it (typical) but I saw some lovely potential so I asked the boys if I could use it to make cards with. They know their mom is a bit obsessive about card making and it was just a mere formality and good role modeling that the question was even asked. :) And then when I saw this morning the sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch...
So I cut one up to make this background, added a popped-up frame, some sequins, and a silver embossed banner. Voila! I LOVE IT!!!
Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 GMT Views: 1500
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Thu, Aug 21, 2014 @ 3:11 PM
WOW! Thanks for the new technique info. Your boys must have had a blast. So glad they let you use the results for today's card. It is simply gorgeous!!! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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