Sunday, May 11, 2014

Pink & Orange - SDC 146

I did it!  I finally managed, after much struggle, to come up with something that I felt reasonably qualified for Corrie's color challenge on the Stampotique Designers Blog this week.  The bonus is that it also fits with the Paint theme for my mixed media ATC trading group.

I kept coming back and adding more stuff until it felt done. The best part was trying a new technique, Paint Blistering.  You can see it here on the heart.

Really simple to do.  Paint a thin undercoat of acrylic paint onto cardstock and let it dry.  Paint a thick coat over it (I just smudged it around with my finger) and then, while it's wet, heat with a heat gun.  After it was dry I brushed on diluted Distress Paint in a darker color to really make the bumps and bubbles stand out more.

Goodies on this ATC include:

Distress Paint
Distress Ink
Acrylic paint
Dye ink
Dylusions ink
Bakers Twine
Washi tape
Bead mix

Thanks for swinging by today!


Corrie Herriman said...

Wow, love it ! That strip of black and white washi tape really makes the pink and orange pop ! Well done and thanks for joining me over at Stampotique !!
Corrie x

massofhair said...

Beautiful colours, love both the positive and negative shapes are used on your fabulous ATC:-) x

orneryswife said...

Catching up on your posts! You do such colorful fun stuff! I love them all! :-)

Anonymous said...

Great card. Love the texture! I really should try this technique!

Sam & Poppy said...

Love these gorgeous colours and textures Julie :)
thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique this week :)

Sue said...

Love this Julie, the paint blistering looks wonderful. Thanks so much for playing along at Stampotique xx

Jackie said...

Julie love those seed beads on the heart you added ! Great job on the challenge ! Thank you for joining us at stampotique designers challenge

Jenny Marples said...

Striking and beautifully designed Julie. That blistering looks fantastic. Jenny x

Kaz said...

This is stunning, such a beautiful ATC. Thanks for joining us again at Stampotique.

*Arwen* said...

Awesome!!! Wow
Thanks for joining us at SDC

xx Arwen

G Peplow said...

Gorgeous, I love your hearts ATC :D x