Friday, July 18, 2014

Shimmer and Shine ATC

 This month on 9ATC group, the theme is "Shimmer & Shine".  I decided to work on a black background.  The background I made is like the Shinning Stones technique. Sprinkled several colors of Perfect Pearls over black glossy card stock.
Sprayed water with a fine mist, over the Perfect Pearls.

Placed a second sheet of black glossy card stock on top and twisted a bit. Then separated the two sheets of black glossy card stock. Took a crumpled paper towel and dabbed over the two sheets to create the pattern you see below.
Cut the background into ATC sized pieces. Stamped a butterfly and a floral image with silver pigment ink and embossed with Silver Pearl embossing powder and heat set.
Colored inside the butterfly and the center of 3 flowers with interference violet Perfect Pearls.
Stamped a script image in the lower right corner with Perfect Medium and brushed on some Aurora Amethyst Violet Mica Powder. Also stamped a small butterfly in the upper left corner with Perfect Medium and brushed on this same mica powder.
Added a small purple rhinestone to the small butterfly image. Finished ATC:

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Teal Color Perceptions ATC

The color is Teal (blue/green or green/blue) in July for the Color Perceptions ATC Swap on the ArtVentures Group. The ATC is to be predominately teal and be how the color teal makes us feel. In the summer, it's wonderful to sit by a teal colored pond and watch the dragonflies go by, so "Refreshing".
I started with a greenish card stock and colored it with peacock feathers Distress Ink (a teal color).
Next, cut out some teal colored background paper and stamped small dots on the bottom section with the same ink and colored the edges.
 Stamped a dragonfly image with forest green StazOn ink over a teal & yellow background paper and cut out the image.
 Layered the image over the background paper and onto the card stock, added the round "dragonfly label" and some teal colored "pearls".