Hello Lindy’s Fans!!!! It is Natasha here and I am excited to be back on the Lindy’s blog with you today! I am excited to share a bright and colorful card with you today using a few amazing color’s from Lindy’s including some from the latest release! So let’s get started!
I started by creating watercolor panels using several Lindy’s colors. The backgrounds I created were for my butterfly die cuts! I started with 2 pieces of mixed media paper. I spritzed some water on my glass mat, placed the paper on top, then added a bit more water to the top side of the paper. For the butterfly die cuts I created 2 panels, one panel had more of the pink/orange/purple tones and the other was more blue tones. For each panel I followed the same process, adding Lindy’s colors, including magicals, shakers, Starburst Sprays, and Flat Fabio Sprays. I applied the color, spritzed with water, then used my heat tool to dry. I then added droplets of water to the panel and picked them up with a dry paper towel. I love this look, as it gives the panel more dimension. I continued this process until I had the look I was going for. For the butterfly panels, I used the following products:
- Alexandra’s Artist Magicals: Jana’s Jade, Andrea Azalea
- Deutsch Desserts: Berlinger Filling Fuchsia
- Magical Shakers: Antique Gold, Guten Tag Teal
- Falt Fabio Spray: Luscious Lime, Mango Mania
- Starburst Spray: Hi Maintenance Magenta, Sassy Sapphire
Once the panels were complete and fully dry, I die cut the butterflies using a coordinating die and then dry embossed them using an embossing folder. I then added a bit of Foundry Wax to each butterfly for a bit of added shine. To add a bit more dimension to the butterflies, I added some Distress Oxide inks. You can achieve a similar look using embossing powders as well!!!!
Next I started to work on my background panel for my butterflies. For the background I started with 2 pieces of Mixed Media paper and followed the same process as I shared above using the latest collection from Lindy’s – Natalie May’s Flat Magicals collection. I used Commit to it Teal and It is What it is Yellow. Once each panel was complete I die-cut 5 smaller circles out of one panel and then used the other as my card background. On my die-cut circles, I stamped a bubble stamp using White Pigment ink. On my card background, I chose several stamps to add more texture to the background using black ink. Next, I distressed the edges of the card panel using a distress tool and then applied distress ink to the edges. I then added a few splatters to the card front panel and allowed these to dry.
To complete the card I adhered the background panel to an A2 card base. Then I decided on placement for the butterflies and the circle die cuts. I then adhered these using foam tape and liquid glue. I completed the card with a sentiment from my stash!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I had a lot of fun creating today’s card and I hope you like it! I will be back soon!
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