Half and Half – The Bold and the Mute-iful Technique with Kerry

Hello!! Its Kerry here today.

Today’s project is kinda a 3 in one, you can use the technique for a super bright and bold background, or mute that background down to get some pretty pastel tones, or both! I will be using my Lindy’s Sprays today, but as usual, you can use your magicals or squirts for this if you prefer!

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I have selected my sprays, today I am using Freaky Frankenlime, Sandra Dee Sepia, Crows Nest Copper and Hydrangea Blue, and a piece of regular white cardstock.

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I have spritzed the card quite heavily with water and then added my blue and green, allowed them to mingle a little on the card and then dried the card off a bit.

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After the card was mostly dry, I have added some big droplets of water and allowed them to sit for a few seconds, this will reactivate the color and then I removed the droplets with a paper towel and dried the card thoroughly. I just love this textured background look.

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Next, I have taken a piece of vellum, (not all vellum is created equally so you might want to try this on a small scrap before you use a full piece). I have stamped some script in permanent ink and added some splashes of the Sandra Dee Sepia and Crows Nest Copper and dried them thoroughly.

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Then its time to assemble the card. Simply layer the vellum over your background, I have chosen to sew my pieces together. I have added and black ‘Whichcraft’ chipboard botanical silhouette to the card to finish off.

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Its a really simple combination…

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The copper splashes on the vellum really catch the light.

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The water splashes add a lot of interest to the background too.

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and the vellum mutes that super bright background if you would like a more ‘toned down’ look.

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These would make great cards, ATC’s or even bookmarks.

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  • Card, Vellum, Ink, Whichcraft Chipboard, Stamps, Sewing machine

Thanks for dropping by and have a magical day xo

PS.. for those who haven’t seen it The Bold and the Beautiful is a day time soap opera on TV in Australia and America, it’s where I got the idea for the name of this technique from 🙂

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