Monday, April 13, 2015

Thinking of You Hummingbird Card

Lately I have needed to make many Thinking of You cards for friends and relatives, and for this one I played with a new technique using my Brusho Crystal Colours. I picked out a beautiful hummingbird from Earth Art International and spritzed it with water. Then I sprinkled some blues and green Brushos directly on the stamp, spritzed again and placed a piece of watercolor paper directly onto the prepared stamp. The card above is the second one I made. Here is a picture of the first impression on the wet stamp:
Both are beautiful and colorful, but on the second generation, you can see the details of the stamp a bit better. I cut both pieces out with a stitched rectangle die from Lil' Inker, added the die cut sentiment (Penny Black) and some blue candy dots. One more cool way to use Brushos or Bisters!

I am entering these cards in the Anything Goes challenges at 613 Avenue Create and Scribble and Scrap.


Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so gorgeous in person too. Thanks so much and I love the colors used on it.

Craftychris said...

I didn't know you could use Brusho's like this, the effect is stunning! Wonderful colours too! xxx

Jennifer Scull said...

to start, I am so happy that you popped by my blog and became a follower! thank you so much! :) I'm following you now, too!!!

I have never heard of brushos before, but after seeing these lovely cards, you can be sure I'll be looking into them now. ;)

have a most wonderful week!

Maxine D said...

What a stunning card Karen - love the vibrancy of the colours!

Tracey said...

Beautiful cards Karen, I love this technique :o) thanks for visiting my blog and leading me to your fab blog (I'm following you too now).
Tracey xx

Em Louise Fairley said...

Karen, it's beautiful! xxx

~ginny said...

Karen - what a beautiful Hummingbird! So pleased you are sharing your project & creativity with us at 613 Ave C!
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Debbie said...

Great technique on a beautiful image.Thanks for joining the Scribble and Scrap challenge, good luck.