Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More Fun with Sprays


Hi everyone.  A week ago I shared THIS CARD with a background I made while experimenting with my sprays and cling wrap.  I made a large panel that day and used half for my first card, and the rest for today's card.  I love the soft colours of this background and wanted them to be the "star", so added two simple, white die-cut leaves and a soft gray, small sentiment.

I still have a panel left using the same sprays, but I covered it with bubble wrap instead of cling wrap.  Made for a fun design.  Hope to make some cards with that soon.

I'm going to enter this into Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Make your Own Backgrounds.


Off to take my mom to the doctor's this afternoon for a follow-up to her surgery. Hubby and I will stay and have dinner with her, ordering in from a local restaurant. Didn't want to pass along any of the nasty virus both hubby and I had, so we've been keeping a distance from Mom for three weeks.  Really looking forward to seeing her today! :)









Stamps:  Bitty Birthday (SU!)
Paper:  White card base (Neenah); Watercolour (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink:  Smoky Slate (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Yellow, Orange, and Magenta watercolour sprays, frost white paint (Tsukineko), cling wrap, Meadow Leaf die (Poppy Stamps)

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday



20 comments:

  1. Another beauty Loll, such a gorgeous colour. Carol x

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  2. Lovely card! Always like to see your creations! Every one is exemplary!!

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  3. This beautiful background is perfect for the dainty foliage! Hope you have a good visit with your Mom and enjoying being out!

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  4. I've been playing around with making my own backgrounds too. Love how this turned out!

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  5. Alas I have no sprays but you sure do make great backgrounds with them, Loll.

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  6. Hi Loll,

    Stunning card, I do love these backgrounds that you do, the colours blend so well together. Loved your last post too showcasing some other real goodies.

    Have a great day

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Beautiful background and the leaf die is a perfect finishing touch.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  8. Beautiful. Just beautiful. Love the background and the long leaves are a perfect finish!
    - Ashwini

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  9. This background really is the star and the simple die cut is the perfect combo-hope you enjoyed your visit to see your Mum and hope you feel better x

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  10. I just love the simplicity of this card

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  11. An awesome look on this marbled background with the pretty white leaf. I'm liking this double matting that you've done. Really makes this one a standout! Best to your Sweet Mom, and I hope both of you are really on the mend after that nasty virus. Seems to take a toll on energy levels as you're recovering. Big hugs & TFS

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  12. Wow, so striking, Loll ... gorgeous white leaves against that panel of stunning colour! Anita :)

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  13. This card is gorgeous Loll! I love that background and I love how the white leaves look against it. It is really stunning. I hope your mom is doing well and I'm glad you are getting out to see her. Hugs, Brenda

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  14. Beautiful Loll, love the texture you achieved using sprays and the colours are so vibrant and fabulous! Stunning! hugs :)

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  15. The white die cut against the color is stunning!

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  16. Really gorgeous card, Loll! I love how you blended these pretty colors and how you placed the leaves...sheer perfection!

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  17. You've definitely given your stunning background star-billing. So impressive! Hope your mom's appointment went well; I'm sure she loved spending time with you!
    Hugs~c

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)