Saturday, June 3, 2017

Stamping a Card with Mixed Media Flair!

Hello friends!

I am popping in to share a very colorful and bright card. Are you ready?😎
For this card, I used the following supplies (click photos for details):
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Tim Holtz Mosaic Stencil

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I was really happy with the creative process as the result is not too shabby, either!
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This card involves (in chronological order):
~multi-color stamping: each petal is stamped multiple times (with the help of MISTI)
~partially clear-embossed: this ensures the background will not mixed with the tulip and leaves
~ink-smooshing: the background was created with Distress Inks, water and a piece of acetate.
~applying embossing paste is easy with a tool like Dina Wakley Mixed Media Tools. If you love stencils and embossing paste, this tool is a must.

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This card is super bright thanks to the color combo.
  I love stamping my own design and alter the look of a stamp.
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 Hope today's post inspires you to create something fun and colorful. 
Believe it or not....I have another version with the Penny Black cling stamp First Waltz.
Hope you return to check it out! 
Thanks so much for stopping by!

18 comments:

Denise Bryant said...

Love the colors and textures!

Gabi MeWi said...

Gorgeous card with wonderful colors - love it.

Teresa Doyle said...

Very artsy Virginia, I love it! Beautiful colours!

conil said...

Cheery, cheery, cheery card. Love all the vibrant, happy colors and your background is fantastic.

Marianne said...

Wonderful card, Virgina. Love the artsy design and the texture.

LauraJane:) said...

LOVE the fresh colors and carefree inking on this Virginia!

Lisa Elton said...

This is bright, happy and very summery! Pretty card!

Barbara said...

Lovely! Not too bright, just right! :)

Harriet said...

The colors are bright, but they sing. Lovely. Thank you.

Carol L said...

I love all the delicious details you added here with the stencil. Your coloring is wonderful and I just love this beautiful card! Well done!

Sue LD said...

Fabulous colors!

Dawn Turley said...

Fabulous Virginia. Great mixed media card

alexandra s.m. said...

Love that very eclectic combo Virginia!
How creative of you!!
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jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Such a beautiful array of colors, textures and images. Love it

Nicole Parmentier said...

I was wondering how you did this.. (read Nicole, read!!) oh, clear embossing before you did the ink smooching, how brilliant, have to try that. Great result, thanks for the inspiration!!!

Lagene said...

Awesome card!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Gorgeous! Love all the texture and colors!

Purple Princess said...

Love all the texture!!