Sunday, 5 November 2017

What if I Fall?

Today's card has been inspired by Loll over at 
Here is a video link to The Splash Water Colouring Technique...
This technique would be great for backgrounds 
but I wanted to try it in a different way.
As soon as I saw, a new to me technique, I'm in....
I started by cutting a stencil with a die cut 
and then had fun splashing my distress inks, 
drying in between, which the masking paper did not like and kept creeping up...

 I popped the fairy mask on and hi-lighted the wings firstly with gold acrylic paint.
I then spread some gold  stickles onto my mat 
and using a paintbrush hi-lighted further. 
I always forget to use the stickles this way.
I stamped the crackle effect at the bottom of the card and heat embossed in gold,
finishing with stamping the sentiment in black first and then gold on top.

I have had this sentiment a little while and not used it
but when I got this new die, I thought they went so well together....
I was quite surprised that I only had some seepage, 
especially with the masking paper creeping up.

I had fun with this technique and thank you Loll for the inspiration to give it a try.
Crafty Hugs xx

Challenges I would love to pop my card into....
Stamping With Loll - Splash Water colouring Technique Challenge 
CAS Mix Up - Stamping, Glitter and my choice....
Heat embossing, die cutting, masking, stencil and The Splash Technique.
Stamplorations - CAS Challenge - Anything goes without the optional colour twist
The sentiment stamp is Stamplorations
Water Cooler Wednesday Challenge - Gail's Feminine Anything Goes
Craft Stamper - Take It Make It Challenge








34 comments:

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Love that image with that wonderful sentiment Mac! Such sparkle and shine! Thank you for the step-by-step! Have a lovely Sunday! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Loll said...

Fantastic design Mac!! Love the way you've splashed through a stencil!! And the colours are so pretty (pink and orange is my favourite combo!). :) Great way to use stickles ... must give that a try. Love all the sparkle and shine on your card. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up and at my blog challenge!! xx

Penny Hanuszak said...

Well Mac you've really created a lovely feminine card with your stencil and splash technique. Luv, luv, luv the imagery and the colour mashup is perfect. What a beautiful sentiment and so true. Like you I'm inspired by new techniques, so thanks for your instructions, I'm sure I'll be trying out this technique when I get some stampin time. Thanks so much for sharing at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week.

Bonnie said...

This is so creative and fun, Mac! Very clever use of masking to make this adorable fairy and I love the sparkle on her wings and the embossed sentiment and bottom border! Wow! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

Dortesjs said...

great tecnic, love it

Greta said...

Have to check out the technique as I really love the look you got, Mac! The wings are stunning & now I need to use Stickles that way--never have!

pam said...

Stunning make Mac, what a fabulous technique.
Hugs Pam x

Darnell said...

This is wild and wonderful, Mac! All those fiery colors and gold just make me happy!! Hugs, Darnell

Ina G said...

There's no bottom to your barrel of creativeness M. So very clever here. Simply awesome. Those wings are so sparkly and a great finish to your amazing splash colouring. Sentiment is just perfect. When I saw the bottom I thought it was mesh but what a way to finish your card WOW!

cuilliesocks said...

WOW!! absolutely gorgeous Mac, what a stunning design and gorgeous colours, love it, so creative, Kate x

Bożena Adamusińska said...

I love the shape of this fairy, which was created by the mixing colors of the paint. This is so unusual, Mac. Beautiful card and you mastered the new technique. Great card and beautiful sentiment.

aussie aNNie said...

I just love the way you splish and splashed here and there with a fabulous result...well done..great technique I must say so too.xxx

TK said...

Gorgeous, Mac! I love that you kept on with the splash, even though the paper didn't like it -- what a great ending! Then your gold accents make everything perfect!

Heidi Weaver said...

Wow, Mac, what a stunning feminine card! And so absolutely unique! I love the way you've used that mask and splash technique. Very intriguing and just begging to be tried. Adding the gold and that wonderful sentiment finish up the card brilliantly. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Utterly gorgeous Mac. I really love your use of gold in your artwork, it always adds a touch of luxury. Great sentiment too. Wishing you a happy and colourful week. Crafty hugs, Sandra s

Gail said...

What a fun technique - and a spectacular result! Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday.

Stella said...

Mac this is breathtaking. I love your take on this technique. Striking colours and a touch of gold. Frame worthy; it's a gem!

Jannet said...

Such a stunning fairy, she is just beautiful. What a wonderful technique I love the gold wings, she will definitely fly !

Mia said...

I love your pretty card, Mac. The fairy is beautiful coloured and the crackle botton is adorable. Kisses, my friend.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Awww.... beautiful!

Cara said...

What a great technique! Your card looks fab and I love the gold shimmer x

Anita in France said...

Such clever use of the masking, Mac ... the colours and sense of texture is brilliant ... and the touches of gold in the wings, border and edges are gorgeous! Hugs, Anita :)

Heidi Stamps said...

Fantastic idea to work over the mask. This is very pretty!!!

nancy littrell said...

You are the technique Queen...always trying new techniques and with so much success! I love your Splash technique thru a stencil for your gorgeous glittery fairy. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up my friend. Hugs

Ros Crawford said...

Absolutely wonderful!! Love that you made you own stencil and what a delight your card turned out to be... Love it!

Susan said...

I never would have thought of using the splash technique that way - you are so creative! I love your vibrant fairy - especially the gold pattern on the wings. And another great idea I learned from your post - to paint with Stickles from your craft sheet!

Daffodil Cards said...

So VERY VERY Beautiful, nice to see a fairy image with gorgeous colours like this, love the gold touch too. Stunning result Mac.
Faith
x

Marina said...

Fabulous technique - quite magical - I love the colours.

Julia Aston said...

What lovely splash water coloring of your fairy Mac - so much delicate masking and glittering! and that sentiment IS perfect for this image - thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up Challenge! Julia xx

Christine Alexander said...

such a clever take on the technique. Love the stencil effect :)

Robyn Oliver said...

A wonderful sparkly fairy Mac, love your bright colours and your use of the die cut as a stencil

Linda said...

What a beautiful fairy ..... I love how you've used the stencil to splash the colour through. Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

Pink Unicorn said...

Wow, what a stunning card! That water colour splashing is so amazing, I totally have to try it! Loving the gold accents with the pink and orange colour combo. Thank you for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

SmilynStef said...

What a gorgeous design ... love the bright pink ... so very glad you joined us at STAMPlorations CAS Challenge.