Hello, Lindy’s Tribe!! It’s Kerry here with you today. Here in Australia, winter is definitely upon us, it has been freezing so I thought I would try and remind myself of the warmth of spring you guys in the Northern Hemisphere must be feeling by using a super bright and colorful palette today using Lindy’s Sprays for this fun technique. Let’s get started!
I took a sheet of 300gsm smooth white cardstock and tore down each side to give me a long strip.
Next, I have selected a bright array of colors making sure that the colors ‘play’ nicely together (if you choose a color that is next to your selected color on the color wheel, they will always work well together). My color selections are Caribbean Blue, Luscious Lime, Pineapple Paradise, Hag’s Wart Orange and Hibiscus Rose.
After applying sprays, dry the paper strip thoroughly. Then splash some water droplets onto the card and let it sit for a few seconds before lifting off with a paper towel and again, drying with the heat tool.
Add a few gold splashes in ‘wake me up before you go gold’, dry again and then cut the strip in half long ways.
Then cut each of the long strips into 4 pieces.
Using a separate piece of card as a base, start to ‘build’ the tag from the bottom up layering each of the small torn pieces on top of the one underneath.
Using a paper trimmer even up the sides of the tag and using scissors then trim the corners from the top of the tag.
Using Black Archival ink stamp some background stamps onto card front for interest.
Added some 3D mounting tape under the tag to help it ‘pop’ up from the background.
To finish off, add chipboard embellishments and bling. Ahhh… so bright and warm looking. I miss summer…LOL.
You can see exactly how these were created in the following clip.
As always there is a full list of supplies and a link to the video at the bottom of this post :)
- Fabios: Caribbean Blue, Luscious Lime, Pineapple Paradise and Hibiscus Rose
- Starburst: Hag’s Wart Orange
- White 300gsm smooth card, Black Archival Ink, 3D foam tape, Harlequin and text stamps, Whichcraft Chipboard, Bling, Black cardstock
Thanks for dropping by and have a Magical Day x