Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bandannas and Stars

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I used this technique for a class I took some time ago, having learnt it on Jennifer McGuire's web site.


I started by sponging the water colour paper panel with distress inks - Spiced Marmalade,  Mustard Seed and Tumbled glass from memory - I then stamped a Stampendous stamp, Bandanna Background (appears to be discontinued) , and clear embossed it, before moistening the panel again and removing some of the colour with a paper towel.


That panel was then mounted over a black layer of card that I had scalloped the edge of with a Paper Smooches Borders 2 Die


I stamped the sentiment (from Montarga, a New Zealand Company) onto a black banner shaped snippet,  white embossed it, and then mounted it over a layer of washi tape onto the off white base.
The card was finished with some confetti stars.

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(with splash of bright or neon colour)
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29 comments:

JD/ Jill said...

Very nicely done. Great colors, and great job with this technique. Thanks for giving the link...I checked out and it's now on my to do list.

Karen Letchworth said...

Hello, Maxine. This is a wonderful card with such amazing texture and color. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us. I'm SO very grateful to have you play along with us. Have a blessed week, and thanks again for joining us.
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Suchi said...

Oh yeah! I was inspired by this technique myself and had made one card! :) Maxine, your card is stunning, I liked the way it turned out! I think you can make more of these because they look so fab! :)
Suchi xx

Leanne said...

Beautiful card! It's turned out well. Hope to try this technique someday.

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant technique work again Maxine, love the colours and gorgeous result...xx  {aNNie}

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Mm nice to be reminded of the technique again, Maxine, I lve the background stamp so good that it's not available ;)
Am trying to be good.
Thanks so much for the inspiration,
Shaz in Oz.x

{Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

Olga Fink said...

Just gorgeous! so beautiful!
xoxo Olga

MariLynn said...

What a fun technique. I love the wonderful colors. I'm inspired to try this technique. Hope you have a blessed day today.

Marilyn said...

Lovely birthday card Maxine and I really admire how you are always trying new techniques.

Nikki W said...

Lovely card, the technique is very effective. Thanks for joining us at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity :)

jimlynn said...

I haven't tried that technique yet but love yours! So beautiful.
Lynn

MaryH said...

Just saw this over at SnS and thought "how pretty", then noticed your name! This is just a gorgeous effort with the water lifting,and what WOW colors. Love the black scallop border and the crisp white. Also like how you did the sentiment very much too. TFS & Hugs

Kristie W. said...

This is so pretty, Maxine!! You did a great job with the technique. I love the colors you blended together.

Irish Cherokee said...

Excellent Maxine. Amazing colors Great technique.Love the design.

Love, Hugs and Blessings,

JIm

Dawn Turley said...

Gorgeous card Maxine.

Creaine said...

nice work! Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck.
Bye,
Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-challenges.blogspot.nl/

Olga Fink said...

Such a gorgeous card! and a great technique! Thank you for sharing your tips!
xoxo Olga

Karen McAlpine said...

Looks like a fun technique. It sure makes a great background for your fun card. Thanks for joining us on the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity challenge.

cecilia gunnarsson said...

Wow this was a card with class!!! LOVE it!! Very well done! The sentiment fits so to the design
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs! Cicci
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Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful card Maxine! I just love the rainbow of blended colours on that panel, what a complete eye-catcher that is!! Wonderful contrast with the black accents! hugs and happy weekend :)

Sandra said...

Wonderful card, the embossing is really pretty. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

What a wonderful card! Gorgeous colors, and wonderful sparkle. Thanks so much for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle's Creative Challenge - Chris, SNS DT

Michelle Pearson said...

love, love, love this technique! Gorgeous! <3

Princess Judy Palmer said...

This is very cool. I like that bandana effect.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh I LOVE this one Maxine. What a fabulous technique! It looks wonderful. Must have a go at that myself. The effect is absolutely brilliant! Hugs, Wends x

Team Clark said...

Oh my goodness, the clear embossing over this inky panel has my jaw dropping! So gorgeous and cool, can't wait to try this! Thanks so much for the fabulous idea/inspiration! Hugs, Autumn

Eret said...

Really beautiful card. Love the inked and embossed panel. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Sparkle N Sprinkle.
Eret x

Sari / Granne said...

Gorgeous colors and love the layout. Fab take on the theme. Thank you for joining us at Lost Coast Portal To Creativity.

Jo Ann said...

Hi Maxine! What a wonderful job in this new technique. I might have to give it a try too. We are blessed that you linked with our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday and inviting you to join us again in our current challenge. Leaving you with the encouragement from God's Word in Romans 15:5-6 which tells us, "May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." Have a great Memorial Day weekend.

Blessings,
JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com