Friday, 19 September 2014

Using a favourite stamp and Brushos

I absolutely love Penny Black's 'Hello sunshine' stamp and also wanted to play at using Brushos as watercolours instead of 'sprinkle and spritz' for a change - although that technique gives such amazing results.

This was the result of just tapping the teeniest bits of Brusho colours into a watercolour palette and adding water before painting using a very fine brush:
I used:

- A6 off-white card blank
 
-white watercolour card (Crafters Companion), Penny Black's 'Hello sunshine 'stamp and Ranger 'Jet Black' archival ink for stamping

- Brushos for the water colouring (lemon, yellow, orange, brown and leaf green)

- the green backing card is SU's 'Mossy Meadow'

- the main image was die cut using a Spellbinder Labels Eight die then the sentiment was stamped using a teeny stamp from a (sadly discontinued) set by Elzybells and SU's 'Mossy Meadow' ink pad

- the image was then mounted onto a SU 'Hello Honey' backing which had been cut with a Spellbinders Decorative Labels Eight die

The more observant amongst you might twig that I've been using new card and ink pads from SU's In Color 2014-2016 collection. I love, love, love them!

I haven't been playing much lately for various reasons - but will be doing the Playground as usual for Sunday! Make sure you tune in :)

Di
x

21 comments:

  1. A fabulous card Di - I love the colouring on the flowers.
    Kath x

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  2. Beautiful card Di just love sunflowers...lovely colouring...

    Anne

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  3. I LOVE sunflowers and this is a lovely card Di. I'm the same . . . have hardly used the paints to watercolour with . . . been doing everything else with them!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  4. This is delightful, Di - took me a while to get round to using them as proper water colours too!

    ENJOY THEM, they are so much fun to use

    Kathyk

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  5. Hi Di,
    what a very fab card today.
    I love your sunflower stamp, and the lovely way you have painted it with the brusho paints.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  6. Really pretty card Di :) have a great weekend huggles Sue xxx

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  7. Gorgeous sunflowers Miss. So many different techniques to try out and so very little time in which to play. Hugs Mrs A.

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  8. Di this is stunning l like how you coloured with watercolours and the image is gorgeous this again is another of your fabulous makes x

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  9. Hello my little Sun flower, gorgeous card and superb colours.

    I hope all is well with you, hope the reasons you have not been playing are good and not bad.

    Love

    Kath xxx

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  10. Erm, wasn't Monica in Friends!!
    Hugs Me.

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  11. Beautiful card, Di. I've been seeing a lot of sunflowers around the blogging world recently - must be the time of year. Painting them with the Brushos is very effective. Oh, and I love the Mossy Meadow cardstock - what a gorgeous colour. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  12. This is gorgeous Di. Loving the sunflowers and so now!
    Hugs
    xx

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  13. Beautiful sunflower card.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. Love the way you have painted the flowers Di. Great card, bright and cheerful. x

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  15. Well done for actually painting with Brushos. I haven't got that far with mine yet. I love the sunflowers. Kate x

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  16. What a lovely card. You did a beautiful job coloring it. And that decorative label die is really cool. Absolutely beautiful.

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  17. This is so beautiful Di! I don't know what Brusho is but it sure looks good lol!

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  18. Gorgeous sunflowers Di and the brusho paints are just great. The colours are so bright and harmonise together perfectly. Love the decorative labels SB die too. I hope to be back playing in the playground this coming week too. x

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  19. Yummy! Wish somebody would do a video tutorial with these Brushos! You're doing some fantastic looks with them. Love this one! TFS

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