Saturday, 11 May 2013

Mixed Bunch gets Spritzed and Sponged


Less is More this week is the dreaded one layer and we've been asked to use a coloured card base.  Yeh I thought, Kraft looks great with embossing or colouring on, but no before you rush in check the small print!  No white, cream/ivory , black or yep you guessed it KRAFT!!

So I've chosen Bashful Blue for my card base.  I spritzed it with some Marina Mist and a little Frost White Shimmer Paint.  I then stamped the sentiment from Curly Cute in Night of Navy.  I chose this gorgeous intricate flower from Mixed Bunch and embossed in silver.  I used my Blender Pen to add some Night of Navy to the centres.  I sponged around the edges with Marina Mist and Night of Navy.  To finish a single a Basic Rhinestone to the main flower.

It's not my usual style but I thought it would be interesting to combine a grungy/vintage look with this sophisticated elegant flower.  What do you think?

I have another idea so may be back before the week is out!

Hope you've had a great day.  Britains Got Talent and The Voice are on tonight.  That's my viewing for this evening all sorted!

Take care.  Will be round to visit you later.  x

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Bashful Blue
Ink - Night of Navy, Versamark, Marina Mist
Stamp - Mixed Bunch, Curly Cute
Embossing Powder - Silver
Other - Spritzer, Frost White Shimmer Paint, Marina Mist Re inker, Basic Rhinestone

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9 comments:

Katina said...

Beautiful card Aileen!
xx

Margaret said...

Your card is beautiful Aileen. Enjoy the evening with your feet up watching TV :0)
Margaret x

Valerie-Jael said...

Love your card, with the mottled background and delicate patterns! Valerie

The Crafty Laydee said...

Fabulous Aileeen-love your design-and the colours work really well :)
Nessa xx

Suze Bain said...

I love those intricate flowers Aileen, must get mine inked up! The silver looks great against the blue too. xx

Bonnie said...

This is a tough one, Aileen, but you rocked it!

Chrissie said...

This looks fab Aileen, I love the splodges and the inking!
Sorry I'm a bit slow getting around to commenting this week but I've been on grandchildren duty since last Thursday!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Sigrids kreative ART said...

Great look and use of this stamps :o) Love it!
Sigrid

Gillian R said...

what a wonderful effect and fab card!

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