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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

PTI Make It Monday # 265

Lizzie is up with a video HERE demonstrating Layered Dry Brushing for the background.
I used Pale Peony and Soft Stone Reinkers with Adirondack Acrylic paint "pearl" because that was the only acrylic paint I had!  It does give it a very nice shine.
My flowers are from Floral Sketches.
This is a special birthday card for my Aunt who will be 93 on Saturday and it needs to go into the mail as she lives in Seattle!  I knew I wanted to make her a special card and was happy this came together using this new technique from Lizzie for the Make It Monday.
I did like Lizzie and sponged on my two colors and then die cut the word 'birthday'.
Thanks for stopping by friends!

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  1. I love the "linen" look of the technique and will probably be trying it out. Your card has inspired me, and I am sure that your aunt will love it too. A special birthday that needs a special card.

  2. What a lovely card Colleen and I'm sure your aunt will love it! Your background turned out great and I really like how you did the coloring on the "birthday" die cut! Great job my friend!! :0)

  3. Wow! You can really see your dry brushing, Colleen. Such a lovely card. Gorgeous coloring and texture!

  4. Love the look of your dry brushing! Gorgeous flowers and colors too!

  5. Awesome job on the dry brushing. Pretty card.

  6. This is a great technique! I love that linen look background with the pretty flowers!

  7. Very pretty. Great job on the background painting!


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