Friday, July 1, 2016

Colourful Grunge

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My starting point for this card was Lozzy's Dark Grunge paper in blue, over which I laid some stripes of card in a rainbow sequence, and then embossed. 


I then cut circles from the same card snippets, stamped the letters on them from an unknown alpha set, set the die back over the circles and sponged some ink onto them to grunge them a bit more.


The (Kiwistamping) stamp was masked before inking to get just the lower part of the sentiment, which was coloured in the same rainbow sequence and then had glossy accents added for some dimension.  The panel was then trimmed, sponged with black ink and adhered.

As I am out of town when this is due, and  this is a scheduled post, I am not at this point linking with any challenges.

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18 comments:

froebelsternchen Susi said...

This is just AWESOME Maxine! I love it!
oxo Susi
Happy weekend to you!

Mac Mable said...

Such a clever idea to lay down the coloured strips of paper/card and then emboss them..I have never thought of doing that, but I will now, thank you for the inspiration. Fabulous texture on the card and fun colours x

Mac Mable said...

Came back to ask...what is the embossing folder you've used called, it is fabulous? x

Leanne said...

Wow! You've nailed this Maxine, really love it.

MiamiKel said...

Well, my friend - congratulations on your DT! How did I miss that! This card is sensational, from the bright and vivid colors that are super summery and fun to the wonderful textured pattern from the embossing - just LOVE this, my friend! Well done!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Your scheduled post came thru with no problems. This is way cool. I love the bright colors with the grunge look.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Oh my gosh, I thought those were real buttons at first! Well done, they look amazing. Loving that background, the embossing works perfectly with your design! hugs :)

Olga Fink said...

Wow this is fantastic Maxine! such a great card! I love it!
xoxo Olga

Lozzy T said...

Love how you have made your card Maxine with the colours and the embossing is fab...Hugs Lozzy x

Gerrina said...

Great how the bold colours work; a super card! Enjoy your sunday!

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card and colours are fantastic...x {aNNie}

Loll said...

Super fun and creative card Maxine. Love the rainbow stripes with the embossing. Such a great technique, I need to give that a try. I thought your HAPPY was actual buttons until I read your description --- great job! Loll :)

Marilyn said...

Great card Maxine! It's bright cheery and yes, Happy too!

Margaret said...

What a fabulous card Maxine. I love all the colors and your attention to all the details. Hugs, Maggie

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

I love the texture on this fun birthday card, Maxine!

Suchi said...

Why did I miss THIS??? It is super fabulous! You know I love rainbow colors in card! Thanks for sharing! :)

Team Clark said...

Totally fabulous, the colors and "texture" are amazing!

creationsnz said...

super funky card with great texture. CarolG