Purples and blues Layout with Caroline

Hi lovely gang!

As I’ve often said purples are my favorite shades. Mix them with blues and you have an amazing combo! The colors I used for this page are so rich and bold this is eye-catching!

I used the fun Starburst sprays on this layout to make my background and to color my flowers. I love the shimmer in them!

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First I started with the lighter, Whale watch blue was my choice here. With a wet brush, I’ve created a strip that went left to right on my paper. I added each color one by one with a very wet brush and sometimes a bit of misted water. I used then Hydrangea Blue, Sweet Violet Purple Teal, Magnolia Magenta Gold and finally Prima Donna Purple.

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It’s not obvious on this picture but I’ve splattered some clean water over the ink to make it react.

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The clean water creates variations in the color.

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To finish my background I’ve splattered (in color order) some inks drops over my watercolor background.

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Next emboss some stamped flowers with Lindy’s Obviously black powder and I’ve colored them with the same combination of spray colors that I used on the background.

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Some close-ups of the final result. I’ve embossed my doily chippie with Polka purple embossing powder which is opaque and gives a gorgeous focal point.

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I’ve filmed my entire process in a short video if you want to see more details! You can find it also on the Lindy’s gang Youtube channel.

 

 

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  • Paper: Strathmore, Kaisercraft, Stamps: Altenew, Badges: Cuts2luv, Chipboard: Snipart, Flowers: Wildorchid crafts

 

Thank you for your time my friends!

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