Sunday, June 7, 2015

A Watercoloured Rainbow.

Welcome


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 and trundelled along some of the blogs and was inspired, especially by Kristie


This afternoon I got to play - I started by rubbing Gelatos onto an acrylic block, spraying it with water, and 'stamping' onto wet watercolour paper - massive fail!!  
To redeem it, I coloured directly onto the paper and smooched the colour around with my finger, then dried it.


I then sprayed some silver shimmer over it
 - and was quite heavy handed with it.


I had demonstrated cutting this poppy die the other day, and had it sitting on my desk, so applied it to the panel, which I had ripped off the main piece of paper and mounted on a black card base.


A white embossed sentiment and some clear rhinestones finished the card.
I really love how this card turned out, and am proud to link it to the hop.

I am also linking this to:

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26 comments:

  1. AMAZING background. The silver shimmer is stunning. Love the design and you should be proud of the background you've created.

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  2. Brilliant Maxine. Outstanding creation, colours are gorgeous and fabulous image used....xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  3. Excellent as always Maxine. Your artistic efforts are always amazing and I am so glad you share them with us.

    Hugs and Blessings
    Jim

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  4. Gorgeous Maxine!! The rainbow of colours is so dreamy and the splashes of shimmer look amazing!! Great job catching that with your camera too, shimmer is difficult is shoot, hugs :)

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  5. Maxine, this is stunning! I love all the shimmer and shine. The way you did the Gelatos are wonderful and so pretty!
    Love your card.
    Lynn

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  6. It turned out beautifully Maxine. Great idea to give it extra shimmer with the silver mist.

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  7. Oh My Gosh! So Beautiful! Love the colors and glimmer effect! Look amazing!
    Hugs Friend, Dangina

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  8. a really striking card, very pretty

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  9. This card is very pretty and a little different, it almost looks like a candy coating. Thanks for sharing what didn't work out as well as what did. I really appreciate the tips.

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  10. I would be very happy with this too Maxine - love those colours and that shimmer - well done! I am now off to check out all of the posts I have missed over the past few days! {{{hugs}}}

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  11. This is so gorgeous. Love the contrast between the white, shimmer colors and black.

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  12. What a gorgeous card my friend. I love the silver on top of the rainbow. It makes such a beautiful background for your flowers. Rainbows- reminders of God's promises!!!

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  13. Love how this turned out! Sometimes the "fails" help us stretch and find something even better! There might even be a life lesson there, right?! ;)

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  14. Beautifully done card...great technique!

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  15. Your rainbow panel is so pretty and sparkly ... and really pops on the black background. Fantastic design with the ripped panel. Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers.

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  16. Beautiful, wonderful, full of so much lovely color and awesome texture!! The details you added just make this such a stellar card!!!

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  17. Whoa! This is stunning, Maxine! All those wonderful watercolors and shimmer and shine look marvelous against that black!! Hugs, Darnell

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  18. It's stunning! The silver photo'd so well, and the background is quite ethereal. So lovely with the graceful white poppy. Love the torn paper look too. TFS & Hugs

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  19. Wow... this is spectacular and I am so glad you took so many close ups to show all the glam and glimmer. It really is gorgeous Maxine... I love the torn paper and strips of colour. I have that die and would never have thought to use it this way but it looks like this is exactly what it was intended for. Good job!

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  20. LOVE how it turned out!! FAB layout!

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  21. maxine this is so amazing!! i am always so awe-struck by your beautiful techniques!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  22. The silver shimmer is gorgeous! Love the different colours on your panel! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

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  23. Stunning rainbow and shimmery CS- love the die cut and the panel on the black. Wowza!

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  24. Wow I love the background you created, it really works with the shimmer, and pops against the black, love it! xxx

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D