Monday, September 5, 2016

Flower Card with Paint and Ink Splatter!

Hello friends!
A quick post about a flower card with lots of ink splatter and spray paint.
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I created my project with the new Bright Blossoms.
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When we think about splatter, paint, sprays....we'd immediately think of being messy and uncontrolled...well, a hot mess! 

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Well, take a look at today's card and perhaps you might give this messy but controlled look a try!? 
I created a colorful background first and then I did the die cut.

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With the inlaid die, the flower tucked in nicely into the design. I also toned down the vibrancy with Gesso and lots of white watercolor droplets. I am quite pleased how it turned out.....not a hot mess after all.

I hope that this card inspires you to try and create something with spray, mist and splatter. There is a challenge going on over Virginia's View and you can enter your creation (hint, hint).
You can get some Penny Black ideas from my last post (see here).
The Penny Black Sale is not over yet, but do HURRY if you want certain stamps and dies.
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Use code: pennybstmp (use the exact spelling) and shop here. 
 I apologize for being such an enabler! LOL.
Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

Karen B. said...

What a beautiful background!

Dawn Turley said...

beautiful Virginia. Love all the spray and splatter.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love the vibrant background with the softer inlaid flower, Virginia!!

Harriet said...

No, it's not a hot mess. It's a very creative, colorful background tempered by a lovely inlaid die cut flower. And your gold thread is truly the finishing touch. Quite lovely.

Becca Cruger said...

Well I'm all about being messy and uncontrolled, but the controlled version looks GORGEOUS when you do it! Beautiful card!

conil said...

This is totally splatter-licious. You are so amazing with these sprays and splatters...I just get blobs.

alexandra s.m. said...

Superb and so artistic!
Bravo Virginia!

Teresa Doyle said...

This is really beautiful Virginia. TFS your wonderful work.

Lisa said...

Your background is marvelous, this is pretty!

Sheila H said...

I like how the flower die adds a sense of tranquility to the wild background, Virginia. Your card composition is awesome.

Barb Ghig said...

No need to apologize for enabling, Virginia! I LOVE when you create such gorgeous cards and share them with us...I'm always ready to shop :) Your background is absolutely stunning, and I love how it contrasts with the lovely bloom! You are amazing, my friend!

Miriam Prantner said...

I love how the splatter goes from watery and murky to detailed and discrete!