Friday, May 13, 2016

Hope with Keren

Hi everyone! It's lovely being with you today.
I wanted to explore a more subtler way of colouring your stamped images. This was a real challenge for me, as I love bright and happy colours. Sometimes the occasion might call for something a little more gentle styling, so I thought I'd use powdered colours, to create a super easy watercoloured look- but without any of the skill ;-)
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Here's what I used. All of these products.  The bottles of powdered colours are Infusions by PaperArtsy.
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I've heat embossed images from the following Winnie & Walter sets In Bloom:Anna's Flora 
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Once you've heat embossed with white embossing powder, you sprinkle tiny bits of the powdered colour. These Infusions are a mix of dye-based colour and a walnut stain that have different reaction times, so the longer it is reacting with water, the more the walnut colour comes out.
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Next, spray over the powder with water. 
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Now you can either blot off with  kitchen paper or leave to dry naturally or give a little blast with a heat gun.
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All's that is needed now, is a little fussy cutting and then arranging onto a card.
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I used the stacked die-cut technique with The Big, The Bold and Comfort Cutaways
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Hope you liked this technique. It's really very simple and gives a real textural finish to the flowers but makes you get out your current sets to play with new eyes!
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Thanks for joining me, and I'll see you soon! xx

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28 comments:

  1. Keren, I love this technique! The card came beautiful and the colors are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  2. This is simply stunning!!! xx

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  3. I hope you'll pardon my enthusiasm, but holy crap, Keren, this is a frameable work of art!! It took my breath away!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. These are absolutely stunning! I love the effect. Looks so arty. You are a very clever lady! Xx

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  5. This is simply beautiful!!! :)

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  6. Oh my, what a treat. They are totally fabulous Keren, and a great technique! Must write it down before I forget! Thanks for sharing. Xx

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  7. Stunning!! I just love everything you do!

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  8. A really great new look, the roses are stunning colored this way!!! Thanks for your inspiration.

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  9. Keren! Again you've introduced me to a new product - these flowers are gorgeous, and I love the nearly-grosgrain-ribbon look of your card stock strips. How brilliant you are! xx
    =]

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  10. Oh, wow!!! Love the depth you got with those powders, amazing card!
    My Brushos are almost arriving... can't wait to play with them.

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  11. Oh wow, this is beautiful. I love the touches of walnut ink mixed in with the other colours!! Stunning.

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  12. How cool is this! Your flower bouquet/arrangement is outstanding, Keren! Love this so much!

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  13. WOW
    Your flowers are GORGEOUS!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing this EXCITING technique Keren, I look forward to sourcing some of these powders and making MAGIC happen with my W&W stamps too :)

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  14. I love this Keren! You know I love to put texture into my cards and this hits all my buttons! Just gorgeous xx

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  15. LOVE this! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. Absolutely stunning. I am very impressed with your card and appreciate the way you had pictures along with your description of how you colored it. Fantastic job :)

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  17. I love this look very,very much! It is something new looking, very nice!hugs Maria,Vienna

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