Wednesday, 12 October 2016
A little more green...
After last weeks card with the subtle green from my Christmas Shades paper pack I thought I would try a deeper green for todays card. It is a little more dramatic using the gloss black and peacock green pixie powders but sometimes there is a need for a little drama.
I stared by making the pixie powder paper using watrecolour card and Peacock green and aqua lagoon. I soaked the watercolour paper then added the pixie powders to allow the colours to explode out, I took a print form this sheet using a piece of bright white foundation card and set both aside to dry ( about 20 minutes)
I next took the swiss collection background and started cutting the panel individually. I cut the first layers using dies 1 and 2 ( counting from the outside in) I then adhered this to a pice of the pixie powdered paper and using die 2 ( the plain line die) i cut the centre out.
I repeated this procedure using all the dies in the set using die 3 and 4, 5 and 6 and finished with die 7, the smallest, cut in the centre.
Next I layers each of the pieces together using mounting cushion so that It worked inwards to the centre. I then added a few matts and layers in green from my stash and more black and bright white.
Next I cut the doodle flowers alternately in the pixie powder paper and black. I shed around the edges off these using my ball tool and mounted each subsequent flower in the centre of the larger with a 5mm white stick on pearl in the centre.
I repeated the procedure for a further flower starting with a black large flower. I added the matching leaves cut in the 2 colours and mounted these at either diagonal on the card.
A very dramatic colour scheme and card but great for mens cards I reckon!