Friday, November 16, 2018

Lindy's Background and Flowers

Welcome

Some time ago I took a class using Lindy's powders - I have shown one card, and this is another assembled from the class materials.
So much for thinking life was slowing down a bit... looks as though I may be MIA again on line over the next week as I have some  outside commitments as well as trying to catch up on the gardens again... 


The background was made by shaking powders onto the watercolour paper and spraying them


The flowers and leaves, (by Dark Room Door) were coloured by painting with some powders that had been liquefied with water, as one would use standard water colour paints, drying between applications


The sentiment was stamped onto a snippet of black card stock and white embossed 


You can just see the sparkle in this above photo - it is really pretty IRL when the light catches it.

The flowers were mounted on foam tape to give some dimension, and a few clear rhinestones finished the card front, which was mounted onto a black base.

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21 comments:

Liz said...

Super card, Maxine. The flowers are lovely and I love the beautiful background. xx

Mia said...

Gorgeous card, Maxine. Lovely flowers and background. Get your time, my dear friend, and be back whenever it is convenient to you. Kisses!!!!!!!!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine!!! This card is GORGEOUS!!! I think it is one of my most favorite that you've ever made. Absolutely stunning!

Claudia Martins said...

A lovely project, thank you for joining in with the TTCRD. Best of luck and I hope to see you here again, Claudia -DT

Maria Nicotra Tinyworks said...

Thank you for joining us at challenge The Crafty Addicts
DT Maria

jimlynn said...

Very pretty card Maxine!
Lynn

aussie aNNie said...

Love LIndy's things and your result is stunning.xx

Quillish said...

Wow.. love that colour palette you chose, so bright and beautiful. Just like it must be in NZ at this time of the year! Beautiful card Maxine 😍

Dawn Turley said...

The background turned out incredibly beautiful Maxine. The colours are really lovely together and the flowers look stunning.

ike said...

Gorgeous ! What a fabulous technique. This card is so pretty :-)
Thank you for coming along to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges :-)
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Jane Proffitt said...

lovely creation! Love the background. Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry.

Jane DT for  http://https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk

Marlene Atkinson said...

Super Cute. Thank you for sharing your card with us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT

Gerrina said...

Those flowers look so great! And love the backgroundcolours; feel like a beautiful sunny day. Hugs, Gerrina

patty said...

what a wonderful flower card, thank you for taking part as creative moments and good luck, hugs, patty

Angela B said...

Thank you so much for entering the challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge.
Hugs & Craftiness,
AngelaThrough The Craft Room Door DT
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Mac Mable said...

What a striking card and love the lindy powders and the beautiful colours you've used. Such a unique and fabulous card x.

Monika Reeck said...

Oh dear this is so adorable
love that flowers
love the coloring
and the BG is so floating feel calming down
your best card I have seen today Maxine
this is my CARD LOL (my birtday is on April 10th)
hugs
Monika

Neet said...

That is so pretty Maxine - a lovely card that someone will be pleased to receive. Brighten up their day as viewing it did mine.
Blessings, Neet xx

Sall said...

Beautiful colours and great to see the natural world. thank you for participating at Ike's World challenges

Tip Top said...

Cute card and thank you for joining in with Little Miss Muffet Challenges! Hope to see you again next time!

Monica said...

What lovely colours and all that brightness makes my heart sing. Specially as I need to make lemonade out of the lemons.