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Friday, 8 August 2014

brushos and lavinia stamps

Hello there. Well if you remember my first brusho post from a few days ago you might remember that i said that i had put card on top of wet one and pulled off a print from it. This background is the other of those 2 pieces and is mirror image of the other.


This time I felt it looked more like a landscape and felt it was very ethereal so yes i did use a magical being. All the stamps used here are from Lavinia. The majority come from a qvc set and the other is the hanging vine.


I used archival inks for stamping; black, plum, cobalt. I went over the pixie's wings with versamark and embossed with stardust from stampendous.



I then added white opal liquid pearls around some areas and sprinkled with glitter.
I matted on complimentary colours. 
finished card is 6x6.


I do hope you have recovered from the shock of seeing a pixie on my blog and that you like my latest creation, Theresa xx


I would like to enter the card in the following challenges:

Lavinia challenge - add some glitter

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful ... and intriguing! - I've not heard of "brushos" - can you post an explanation of how you go that lovely background?

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    1. basically wet watercolour paper sprinkle brushos on top (tiny bits) and sprinkle with water again. then they spread. I used purple, turquoise, yellow and light brown here and tried to distribute them in a landscape format. spritz water from about a foot awayto have more control on spread. otherwise they just merge and become muddy. hope this helps xx

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  2. Gorgeous Theresa, they do give a fab background and I love what you have done with this one xx

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  3. Super background Theresa and a beautiful card.

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  4. Great background - you are right it makes a perfect landscape. Beautiful card. Many thanks for joining the Lavinia Stamps challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

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  5. Beautiful card Theresa such lovely rich colours, perfect for the Lavinia Stamps Challenge, thank you so much for entering and good luck. Kx DT member

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  6. This is fabulous and such beautiful background which showcases the stamps perfectly.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Beautiful card Theresa, great background colour with the Brusho's too.
    Good luck with the Lavinia Stamps challenge, thank you for entering.
    Karen (DT) xx

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  8. love this Theresa .. really beautiful ... clever as well!
    Eileen xxx

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  9. Gorgeous card Theresa :-) the stamping and whole design of this is fabulous ! love these silhouette images :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  10. Fabulous card Theresa, I love the colours and your design is great. Thanks for joining us once again in the Lavinia Challenge, good luck. Hugs P xxxxx

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