Yesterday I tried an ink and water splatter technique but there were a few things that weren't totally perfect. I am much more pleased with this one that I did to-day. The branch and flower die is from Spellbinders. I sponged ink on a masked area then then added the water spots. I found that spraying the water in the air and waving the cardstock through the spray gave a more uniform look and prevented globby water spots like in the first one. (can you say obsessive/compulsive??)
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 GMT Views: 1450
Registered: February 9, 2010 Location: Mentone, California Posts: 7380
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 @ 9:37 PM
O,K, I have this visual of you spraying and sweeping the card through it...obviously a good technique because this turned out beautiful...Lovely color choice and I like the black gems in the center of those sweet pink flowers!
Registered: October 3, 2009 Location: In a state of grace Posts: 10916
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 10:11 AM
Oh how I love this! Last year we were in Japan for the Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival and this is so reminiscent of the clean decorations one sees everywhere. I love your comment/technique for "catching" spritzed drops...I do that myself. It is less globby,more evenly sized and maybe OCD. My thought on that: It is only a disorder to those who don't have it. I think of it as order, not a disorder. Hugz and thanks for the inspiration.
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 @ 12:01 PM
This is sooooo pretty!!! LOVE how your background turned out! Your die cut branch with your lovely pink flowers look fabulous with the black gem centers! Now I want to go try to do this background technique too! BEAUTIFUL card!!!