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#50 Anything Goes
I decided to play around with some of the many sprays I have acquired lately - particularly the TH Distress Sprays in this instance. I also wanted to thank all the Peeps who have left lovely comments lately and all my various Teamies as well, and my two fearless leaders - Hilde and Elaine for keeping the faith!
So I used a stencil on watercolour card, and put the card inside a pizza box - trust me, it was clean, no left over pizza - and taped the stencil to the card, before spraying various inks onto the whole. Before I removed the stencil, I laid a piece of white card over the top of the stencil, and carefully pressed it down into said stencil covered with wet inks. Allowing a bit of time for the card to absorb the inks, I then lifted it off as cleanly as I could, and I got a negative image! I still had under the stencil a clean image, where the white pieces on this card below were sprayed with ink and the coloured parts of this card below were white! I will use this later for something.
I had been quite generous with the spray, and the colours were a little murky, rather than bright as they had melded together, but I liked the overall effect. When it was dry I embossed it with an Embossing folder to add some extra texture.
The embellies came in a small pack from D-Lish a few months ago, and this was what was left over from another project. I love the little crocheted heart. The bright green doily was part of a freebie pack attached to a magazine, and I layered this over another white doily inside the stencil markings.
The My Favorite Things stamp and matching die were just what I was looking for - indeed, it took me 10 minutes to look for them! Obviously I had carefully placed the die in a storage set that I thought suited at some time but just as obviously didn't suit - must begin to catalogue my dies - getting too many now - but DON'T tell me husband I said that!
It is mounted on a black card
I flirted with the iea of adding a butterfly over the top left one, but left it s I thought it might be a bit too busy then - what do you think?
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Challenge #50: Anything goes