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Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Playing making backgrounds by Debbie

Recently, I was inspired to take a day playing making backgrounds. I set up in the conservatory which had a lovely cooling breeze running trough it. I got out all my Distress Inks, paints, a water spray and had the messiest, inkiest time.
I pre cut lots of 7x7 squares of watercolour card and followed the process Glenda showed on her Mojo Monday technique. I hope the link works because it is a great source of inspiration and techniques. I used dusty concord and tumbled glass and lightly spritzed them laid down the paper. When the ink dried I stamped the baubles with Versamark ink and heat embossed with white powder. The sentiment is from the Gothic Angels stamps and I cut it out with a nestabilitie. Thank you for visiting. Debbie

10 comments:

  1. Hello Debbie
    I love the colours, and think I need to copy this design LOL!
    Maybe with inkpads, and a brayered background as I don't have all these inks !
    thank you for showing your lovely card!
    Love Marg

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  2. Beautiful in this non X-mas colours!

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  3. Simply gorgeous such pretty colours

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  4. Sounds like you had a lovely inky time your background is brilliant I love the colours and the baubles embossed in white just have the right amount of white to go with the background. Mmmmm hope you know what I mean lol

    Jackie x

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  5. This is incredibly striking - I'm itching to have another play with that technique too. Love the matting layers & how you really picked out the sentiment with your light inking of the panel whilst leaving the border brilliant white.
    Paula (PEP)

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  6. Love this! I'm not much into colouring in and this shows a great alternative approach.

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  7. Wow, this is fantastic! The background shading is perfect, and the white embossing really makes the whole thing "pop"! Clare xo :)

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