Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Create a Wreath (Take 2)

Hello friends! 
thank you for being awesome  

If you like my previous "Create a Wreath" project, today's card is my 2nd edition.
Being a more outgoing person, I often find myself reaching for bright and happy colors.
However, my 2nd wreath card is quite the opposite.
The colors are cooler and calmer. The design seems to be more subtle and muted.


Remember how I told you the step-by-step process in creating this card. I will repeat the following in case you miss my previous post about the wreath project. 
My no-fail approach:
Step 1. spray Metallic Mist on Watercolor paper before bed time

Step 2. have a good night's sleep (this will ensure the success of your project) 😀

Step 3. die cut the colorful sprayed-misted paper

Step 4. assemble and arrange your wreath the way you like it

I also used Altenew's Parchment Paper for the "wood wreath".


Once I had the dried ink-sprayed paper, I made the die cut and arranged carefully in most eye-pleasing way. Thanks to the variation of the Altenew Metallic Shimmer Sprays, I was able to create a jewel-toned creation. The result is totally unexpected. Love that!


I stamped "hello from the "Amazing You" Stamp Set.
 Also, a  few splatter were added from Dusk Metallic Spray


Lastly, I added more dotty details with the Gold Nuvo Drops and that seem to make the design more complete and cohesive.

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Denise Bryant said...

Really pretty! The wreath set is on my wish list!

Lisa Elton said...

Trying to play catch up Virginia. I took a scroll back through and everything is as pretty as ever! Thanks for the continued inspiration! Cute family photo too ;)

Sue D said...

Another beautiful wreath card.

Sheila H said...

This is another winner, Virginia. These cooler colors are just beautiful.

Sue D said...

Love both of your wreath cards Virginia; simple, yet they really pack a punch of color and cheerfulness. This die set is on my "must have" list... I can see so many possibilities for it!

Kara Lynne said...

Such a wonderful wreath, Virginia! You really get great results from those Altenew sprays. I like your step by step directions - the second step is very important!

Purple Princess said...


conil said...

Your are rockin' these wreaths...this is just another example of how brilliant you are combining color and elements into one cohesive whole. Beautiful work.

Harriet said...

Beautiful!! If I had to choose one I would be stumped. Both are unique. I think I need to give the sprays a try and wish for the die.

Teresa Doyle said...

Your wreath are is so beautiful Virginia and it has inspired me. Off to my craft room, thanks.

Linda BL said...

Both wreaths are really pretty! I love blues and greens together, but for once, the warm colored wreath speaks to me.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love your oval wreath in the softer colors, Virginia!

Patt H. said...

So lovely, Virginia! I like the soft colors & the oval shape!!

Dawn Turley said...

stunning Virginia. The metallic sprays look incredible on the leaves

Aimee LaCroix-Slocum said...

I love this beautiful, simple card. That metallic spray really gives the wreath that little something extra.