Thursday, October 15, 2015

F4A295 Watercolor Drip- Think About Such Things

Hi Friends!!

I am so excited to be a sample maker for Dawn on her week to host the Splitcoaststampers Free For All Challenge F4A295 "Time to Loosen Up" Challenge!

This week’s challenge is to create a Watercolor Drip Technique Card (see here for more details) and since I do not own any ink sprays, I decided to use Distress Stains.

I hope you will have a chance to visit each of the sites and check out their Design Team samples as well as their galleries.

To create this card:

Stamp the Our Daily Bread Designs Scripture Collection 9 verse using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink onto a piece of Watercolor Paper.

Wet the paper with the AquaPainter™ and put a few drops of Ranger® Tim Holtz®  Distress Stain  onto a craft mat- I used Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Ripe Persimmon.

Pick up the color with the AquaPainter™ and apply to the card front, spritzing additional water and allowing the ink to flow.

Dry with the Heat Tool, stamp with the thick splatter stamp from Gorgeous Grunge (using water only versus ink) and dry again with the Heat Tool.

Cut the panel out using the Big Shot™ with the My Favorite Things™ Stitched Rectangle Die and mount it onto Pumpkin Pie cardstock, trim and set aside.

Emboss a piece of white cardstock (this is from my stash and has a bit of sheen to it) using the Big Shot™ with the Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.

Trim and mount onto a piece of Pumpkin Pie cardstock, trim and mount onto the Crushed Curry card base.

Stamp the leaves from French Foliage onto Watercolor Paper using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink and watercolor with the  AquaPainter™ along with Ranger® Tim Holtz®  Distress Stains (again, using Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Ripe Persimmon).  Use a Sponge Dauber to apply Cajun Craze Classic Ink to the edges.

Carefully cut out the leaves by hand.

Mount the Scripture verse panel to the front of the card and the leaves using Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

Slip the gold clip onto the upper right hand corner to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  French Foliage, Gorgeous Grunge ; ODBD Scripture Collection 9

Ink: Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink, Cajun Craze; Ranger® Tim Holtz®  Distress Stains- Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Ripe Persimmon

Paper: Watercolor, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, misc. White

Accessories: Big Shot™, retired Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, MFT Stitched Rectangle Die, AquaPainter™, Sponge Dauber, Gold Clip

Thanks again for stopping by- I hope you have a wonderful weekend and come play along with us in the Splitcoaststampers’ F4A295 Challenge!


Stampinkspired said...

Fabulous card, Julie! Your watercolouring technique is spot on and your fall leaves are beautiful. Lots of great detail. Well done. Thanks for using our challenge at Stampin' celebration to fuel your creativity!

tonyamaries said...

Love all the beautiful color on this card! Those leaves are fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

wendi said...

Thank you for the new technique, I don't think I have seen this before. Can't wait to try it. I love the blend of colors, very pretty! Thanks for playing along with Stampin' Celebration!

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your beautiful card. The colors are awesome. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Rosmarie said...

WOW - these colors!! Fabulous card - a real eye-catcher!
Thanks for joining us at House of Cards.
Rosi x

Mynn xx said...

This is totally stunning! I adore the amazing texture and colors you used! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Barbara Rankin said...

Beautifully done, Julie. Love the sprayed background as well as the textures you got! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards. Hugs, Barbara HOC DT

Em Louise Fairley said...

Wow, Julie, this is absolutely stunning! So much color and texture. It's perfect. Thanks for joining us at House of Cards this month. I hope you'll join us again soon.

Em AKA Creative Em
House of Cards DT

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