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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'.
 
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7 comments:

  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.

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  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)

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

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

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

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

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

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