Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Magical Heart

Hi everyone.  I did more of a mixed media CAS card for today.  I sprinkled Lindy's magical powders (autumn crimson) on a piece of mixed media paper and spritzed with water.  Once dry, I die-cut the heart of hearts die.  I then took a second piece of mixed media paper and used acetate smooshing to add the same colour of magical powders to the background, along with gold perfect pearls.  I love this combination.  I took some leftover gold perfect pearls and added bits to the heart as well.  The sentiment is stamped in Delicata Gold which is the same shade of yellow gold.

I die-cut two foam pieces of the heart of hearts die and layered them together with the coloured one on top to give my die-cut some dimension.

Here's a close-up ...
One last card for the CAS Watercolour February Challenge - Heart.  The challenge is open for a few more days.  Come play along!








Stamps:  Thoughtful Messages (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper:  Mixed Media (Strathmore 140 lb. 400 Series)
Ink:  Delicata Gold (Tsukineko)
Accessories & Tools:  Heart of Hearts die (AliExpress), Lindy's Magicals (Autumn Crimson), Gold Perfect Pearls, water mister, paint brush, acetate for smooshing

Challenges:
CAS Watercolour February Challenge - Heart

24 comments:

Betty Keefe said...

such wonderful effects with those magical powders - lovely card, Loll

Mac Mable said...

Great mix of mixed media. The crimson looks great with the gold perfect pearls and good to know that the delicata is the same shade of gold. Gorgeous and unique CAS card with fabulous mixing of the medias x

MaryH said...

The colors behind the crimson heart really make the magic happen! Also like the dimension with the foam layering. Really pretty, truly magical! TFS

Karen Knott said...

Stunning card, love the pink/gold splatter effect and the gorgeous font on the sentiment :)
Hugs Kaz xx

nancy littrell said...

I love your acetate smooshed background and beautiful Magicals die cut heart, Loll. I can just visualize all the gorgeous shimmer. Layering your heart really made your pop. TFS my friend. Hugs

Christine Alexander said...

Loll, the colours are amazing, I'm sure all shimmery IRL. I love the extra layering it really makes the heart pop, and your choice of gold for the sentiment is perfect :)

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Beautiful Loll! Love seeing those Magicals! Have a wonderful day my friend! Love & Hugs. Hazel xx
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Linda said...

I really do like the look of these powders, the colours look fab especially with the hint of gold in there. Such a pretty die too .... I love how you've added dimension by layering it xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Great look here Loll. The spatter effect if awesome and really makes you heart pop off the front. x

Bonnie said...

Love these colors, Loll! I love the way the open work of the heart lets you peek through to see more of the gorgeous background!

Susan said...

Beautiful colours and wonderful dimension on the heart! Love the smooshed background!

Daffodil Cards said...

Such beautiful dimension and colours.
Faith
x

Marcia HIll said...

Beautiful!! Love that die and I can just imagine the shimmer and shine using the magicals...LOVE that stuff!! Lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

Karen D. said...

lovely card mf...I so like all the dimension the heart has and the splatters of course.
xx Karen

Jeanne said...

Beautiful work with those magical powders. Wow. Intense bold colors that really stand out. I like the smooshed background, too. I also really like the dimension on the heart. Wonderfully beautiful card, Loll! :) Hugs!

Brenda in IN said...

Wow, this is just gorgeous. I love the color and the smooshing. There is no end to the way to use those powders.

Happy Dance said...

Gorgeous colors! And what a fabulous die. These colors and powders really give this die a little something extra special. It's full of interest, yet it retains just the right amount of lovely white space. Love this. Have a great weekend. Bev

vaiybora said...

Pretty projects,Thank you for the tutorial and for sharing !

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Bobby said...

Popping that heart up makes the background look like the color flowed through the hearts, Loll. Beautiful color and design.

Papercraft Boutique said...

I love your "Magical" series. Loll! The color (autumn crimson) is very pretty especially with the gold perfect pearls. It's a great effect that you can see the acetate smooshed background through the heat=shaped apertures! Hideko xx

Anita in France said...

Rich, artsy and so gorgeous, Loll ... the glint of gold with the purple is beautiful ... love all that yummy dimension! Hugs, Anita :)

Susanne Vargas said...

Adore the artsy look of this card! The shimmery heart has so much dimension!

Pat said...

The pink and gold are a wonderful combination Loll and I love the dimension you have given the heart with the added foam layers behind, so so pretty. x

BożenA said...

Wow! I love how you composed the elements of this card. Sentiment looks so beautiful on a stained background! Adding an extra dimension draws attention to this beautiful heart.
BożenA xx