Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Geometric Dimension



I got this hexagonal background die-cut from Poppy Stamps a little while ago and thought I'd have some fun. :)  I smooshed a piece of mixed media paper with watercolour liquid concentrate (yellow, orange, magenta), which had been diluted with water.  I LOVE the saturated colours.  Die-cut the hexagons from my smooshed paper and layered up the shapes with white card stock, gluing them together to create thick die-cuts.  I added them to my card front, gluing some flat, and popping up the others for added dimension.  A simple stamped sentiment and the card was done. :)

Speaking of Smooshing, I just launched my latest video tutorial on Smooshing with Inks.  I show how you can Smoosh with just about any ink (or other art products) as long as you can dilute them and have the colours flowing.  You can click HERE to watch it on YouTube or click below.





If you watch it on YouTube, please give me a thumbs up to let me know you found it helpful.  Thank you!


This is also a reminder that Happy Little Stampers December CAS challenge is Favourite Technique.  My most favourite one right now is smooshing. :)  So I'm sharing today's card over at HLS.  Come join the fun and share a CAS card with your favourite technique.










Stamps:  Chit Chat (Paper Smooches)
Paper:  White card base (Neenah); Mixed Media (Strathmore)
Ink:  Baked Brown Sugar (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Yellow, Orange and Pink Watercolour concentrate (Dick Blick), water mister, Mod Hex Background Die (Poppy Stamps)


25 comments:

  1. lovely card , and a great video, love this technique xx

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  2. Love that die Loll and a fab video. Tried one myself, not a patch on yours!

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  3. Oh wow Loll, love this...what a fabulous die! Carol x

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  4. Loll, this is just SUPER! Love the design with these beautiful hexes! Thank you too for your videos. Great tutorial!

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  5. Great video, Loll! Love all the backgrounds you did! Great dimension with the hexagons on your card! Love the colors!

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  6. I finally can leave comments again! Fabulous card Loll! LOVE the colors and the CAS, graphic style!

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  7. Fabulous - love the geometric style of this, not to mention the gorgeous colours!

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  8. Loved those smooshed hexagonas...wonderful card Loll! :)
    Suchi xx

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  9. Beautiful card! I have always liked that hexagon die, but haven't gotten it for some reason -- maybe soon! Thanks for your video too!

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  10. Wow Loll, this is smoochmazing!!! Love the different heights of the hexagon shapes and the colours are so vibrannt.

    Hugs.

    Karen xxx

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  11. I love that die and I love your card. The smooshing looks fab ..... gorgeous colours too. xx

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  12. Loll, love this new die and of course the wonderful colours you have used. Perfection. Have subscribed so I can find the you tube clips in one place. Off to experiment. You rock

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  13. Great video Loll, smooshing is probably my most used technique. It's just such a great and quick way to make a background, and it's different every single time! I just love your card with those floating pieces! Reminds me of some fantasy movie, where the floating pads are the only safe travel from one floating city to the next! Love it! hugs :)

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  14. Way, way cool geometric die cuts using yoursmooshed cardstock. TFS my friend.

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  15. Beautiful colours and gorgeous texture. Loved the informative video, thank you very much x

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  16. What could possibly be better than smooshing? Such a beautiful effect! Love the new dies...great design!

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  17. Pretty card! The hexagons look like bubbles somehow:) Thanks for the tutorial on smooshing!

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  18. It was cool watching the video right on FB, but I wanted to come here, too, and tell you how much I enjoyed watching you smoosh, Lolly! And how much I love this simple, but effective, design!! Happy Holiday Hugs! Dolly

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  19. The fun you had with these dies is readily apparent on your card! Such a pretty cascade of hexagons, sporting their pretty yellow, orange and magenta!
    Hugs~c

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  20. Gorgeous design, Loll ... the soft colours and gold are fabulous with the graphic shapes and pattern! Thanks so much for the hints and tips on smooshing in your video! Hugs, Anita :)

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  21. I love smooshing too, Loll, and don't do it nearly enough. You did a great job with the video and the card looks wonderful with all the dimension and colorful hexagons.

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  22. You've made this die so appealing, Loll. What gorgeous colour smooshing you do :) I must spend some time catching up on your tutorials. Take care. X

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  23. This is wonderful Loll and I love the smooshed card, such a hot and fiery colour and I love the way the hexagons fit together in that slightly different pattern to the norm, and they have great dimension with the different heights. x

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  24. The perfect die cut for this technique, Loll! I love this color combo so much, too! Another gorgeous card and fabulous video...Thanks!

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  25. Fabulous design and I so enjoyed your video :)

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