Friday 2 May 2014

Fantasy Garden

I'm back from holiday and easing into a bit of crafting! Lydia set the week's Mixability challenge on Splitcoast Stampers and asked us to go "back to kindergarten" and use crayons somewhere on our projects.

I rubbed white crayon over my embossed cardstock (leaving it on the folder makes this easier as you can press quite hard with the crayon without squishing the embossing) and then spritzed with a couple of Dylusions colours.

I put a bit of the fuchsia Dylusions on my cutting mat and used it with a wet brush to colour the flower. The flower center is Copic coloured with Prismacolor pencil highlights. Rubons add a bit of detail at the bottom and a sprinkle of tiny gems adds some sparkle.

I decided to go sentimentless on this one and have a multi-purpose card on hand!

Stamps: Large Striped Flower by Hero Arts 

Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black 

Tim Holtz embossing folder 
White crayon 
Dylusions sprays (Vibrant Turquoise, Funky Fuchsia) 
Hero Arts Palm die (cut apart) 
Tim Holtz Remnant Rubs - Words 
Copic markers (dark brown and dark bark) 
White Prismacolor pencil 
Acrylic nail art gems 
Fiskars squeeze punch small star 

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a lovely weekend!


Kath said...

I love the background, Joanne. Very impressive. The colours are gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card Joanne and like the addition of the rub-ons and gems, subtle but really effective! x

Karen said...

Gorgeous colours, gorgeous background and gorgeous card Joanne! x

Deborah said...

Stunning, Joanne. It makes me think of a coral reef for some reason (might be the mix of texture and colour).

Scrapmate said...

Oooh lush colours. What a great use for a white crayon.

Anonymous said...

I must try this resist technique sometime - another item on the to do list! Love the look and those colours are gorgeous. Like the white leaf which really stands out. A lovely card x

Sid said...

Fab card !!

ElizabethR said...

Gorgeous, I do love that background. Elizabeth xxx

Adele said...

Great idea for the background, thank you. x

Renee said...

Love the crayon idea! Beautiful background and colors.

Hazel said...

Love the technique and the colours, Joanne - very inspirational x