I was SO thrilled to be asked by Loll to be the
for June for
Loll is the consummate crafter whose work I have long admired and so I was delighted to accept her invitation.
The challenge this month is to use Mists or Sprays.
Here is my card!
I began by scrunching up a piece of copy paper, then unfolded it and swiped it with Mermaid Lagoon Distress Ink, directly from the pad. I then spritzed the paper with water to make the ink run. When dry, I spritzed it randomly with Cosmic Shimmer Mist in Ancient Copper.
I cut a large circle from this paper with a Simon Says Stamp stitched Circle die and then mounted it on a slightly larger, white, die-cut circle of card. Using a smaller stitched circle die, I cut an offset aperture from this piece, adding a Stampin’ Up embossed cloud background behind it, popping the frame onto dimensional pads.
The butterfly is from Memory Box, using the spritzed paper as the background layer. The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink, stamped in Ranger Caribbean Coast Dye Ink.
Two gorgeous cards Chrissie! Love the colours of your smooshed background ... and all that fabulous white space! :) Thanks so much for joining us at Guest Designer this month at Happy Little Stampers. We are thrilled to have you on the team! :) xxReplyDelete
Both of these are gorgeous, Chrissie! I love the sprayed background and the die cuts are perfect with the pretty paper behind them! Congratulations on being the HLSCAS Guest Designer this month. Can't think of anyone more perfect for this spot!ReplyDelete
Wow! Stunning background and love the offset circlesReplyDelete
WOW, Stunning Background. Both Cards are gorgeous.ReplyDelete
GORGEOUS makes, ChrissieReplyDelete
Two gorgeous cards from one piece, my type of crafting! :)ReplyDelete
They look both so beutiful! Great how the circles work! Enjoy the week, GerrinaReplyDelete
A so well deserved spott as GDT Chrissy i love your work and these two cards are awesome.ReplyDelete
So very beautiful, both of them.
Hugs, Veerle x
These are gorgeous, Chrissie. I've zoomed in several times to take in all the intricacies of your first card.ReplyDelete
WOW! stunning Chrissie...fabulous designs with that background.ReplyDelete
Congrats on the GD spot, Chrissie!!!!! Your cards are simply stunning!!!! How you've done the circles on the first card is so clever and really looks great!!!! And that butterfly is just awesome!!!! The second card is equally beautiful - love those dragonflies!!!! I really like the result you get with the copy paper, ink and water - so lovely!!!!ReplyDelete
Have a great Thursday!!!!
Wow two fab cards Chrissie, great spritzed background too ;) Viv xxReplyDelete
Congratulations on the well-deserved Guest Design spot, Chrissie! Loll is, indeed, an amazingly talented lady, but she also recognizes a kindred artist when she sees one! These cards are breathtaking and that offset aperture opening is unique and fresh!! WOW!! Hugs, DarnellReplyDelete
Both cards are amazing. I love using all the bits and pieces that have been created like this. It is wonderful having you as our Guest Designer at HLS this month xxReplyDelete
Brilliant designs ... thank you for fully explaining your techniques for these lovely cards!ReplyDelete