Sunday, August 27, 2017

Christmas Card Challenge



Time for a new challenge over at Christmas Card Challenges. Check out 
the inspiration photo below - shiny colorful ornaments - so many ways to be inspired.

I decided to try something with some glossy white cardstock that I've had for years but have always been a little intimidated by.

I took a 8 1/2 x 11" piece and sprayed it all over with water.
Then I squirted some Lemon Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Alizarin Crimson and Pihalo Green color burst powders by Ken Oliver randomly all over.
When I was happy with the coverage I used my heat tool to dry it - I was 
too eager to see what it was going to look like to wait for it to dry on it's own.
I loved it!! 
I wish I took a pic of it before I cut it up to show you.
I guess I'll just have to do it again :) :) :)

I used the Cabrini Ornament from Memory Box and die cut a bunch - I'll
be able to make a bunch of cards.

I die cut it from some white card stock and paper pieced the colorful pieces with some of the white pieces onto a white card base.

I love the look!

So, how does the photo inspire you?



Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!


supplies:
stamps: Snowy Sayings (CAS-ual Fridays)
ink: midnight (CP Designs)
paper: glossy white (SU), whisper white thick (SU)
accessories: Cabrini Ornament die (Memory Box), Ken Oliver Color Bursts, Iridescent sequins (SU),
                   stitched stackable rectangles (lawn fawn), fine tip glue pen (SU)



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2 comments:

  1. Those ornaments almost look like they were done with alcohol ink, very cool. So did you color them and then piece them back into the card?

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    1. Thanks Sherry :) I used color bursts from Ken Oliver and paper pieced them into the card. I explain the steps in the blog post above.

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