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Saturday, 14 April 2018

Hugs & Kisses and Birthday Wishes


I cannot stop doing these rainbow coloured backgrounds, stamping then colouring with pencils. I hope your not getting sick of looking at these types of cards because I cant promise this will be the last one because I am just enjoying doing them way tooooooo much.

Just check out the colours of my garden, it's another magical garden with flowers half one colour and half another colour. I first blended Distress Oxides, a mix of light and bright rainbow colours then flicked a bit of water here and there. Once it was dry I stamped and white embossed this wonderful 'The Ton' stamp 'Riotous Wildflowers' which I have stamped on so many mediums ready to colour & paint when I get home.


I this instance I have coloured with pencils over the Distress Oxides each time using a dark pencil colour then the white to brighten and lighten the colour. When colours meet and blend I did the same with my pencils.


I decided to do a long panel for this card so did silver glitter washi each end of the card and finished off with a MFT 'Hugs' diecut.

Another card I just love the look of. I am falling in love with this style though it is harder on my hands having the ink behind is just amazing.

My next experiment will be with a non floral card, I'm looking forward to that.


Challenges:

Without the twist.




Pencils because they work so perfectly over Distress Oxides
 and the colours look so amazing over the Distress Oxides and
I just get such a buzz out of looking at the finished image.







Distress Oxide blending then colouring with pencils



Thanks you so much for coming to visit and I hope you come again soon.














14 comments:

  1. Wow this card is so amazing Aileen!your colouring always makes my jaw drop anyway but this one is fantabulous.No never sick of seeing your amazing cards!!!! ;) hugs Viv xx

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  2. so bright and beautiful aileen! i love the rainbow florals!

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  3. Absolutely stunning and I would never tire of your amazing creations x

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  4. Vibrant and beautiful. Love all the cheerful colors in your pretty floral card. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

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  5. Bring them on GF, these rainbow creations are incredible!

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  6. This is definitely the most beautiful garden I've ever seen, Aileen! Your flowers are like a rainbow, I love them. Does this katka already have an owner ???
    Hugs,
    BożenA

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  7. I need to try this technique, Aileen, because I love the vibrancy of the cards and will never get tired of seeing them.

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  8. Never get tired of seeing beautifully colored flowers! You are rocking these out!! Thanks for joining in at STB.

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  9. No one does color like you, Aileen! How brilliant to use your colored pencils over the Oxies! These are just unbelievably glorious!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. I absolutely love the pencil colouring on top of the distress ink. It just makes the flowers stand out so much but the background is absolutely delicious too. I imagine it must be hard on your hands, but please don't stop doing this technique!! xx

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  11. Oh wow this is stunning just love it and thanks for sharing this lovely card at Crafty Catz don't for get we have a gdt call running this week

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  12. There you go again with your beautiful colouring Aileen. Stunning once more.

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  13. What a fabulous technique and I absolutely love your vibrant flowers. Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  14. oh wow, this card is stunning. I love the bright colours. Gorgeous stamp too. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

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