Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Soar by Amanda Southern


Hi everyone

I have a card for you this week and here’s what I did to make it.







Here’s What I Did:


Starting with a piece of mixed media card, or you could use watercolour card, I spritzed on several colours of Dylusions sprays. Over the top of that I stencilled the Sunburst stencil using black Archival ink applied with an ink blending tool. 

I then mounted my background onto black card and left quite a wide black border as I wanted the additional stamping to flow off the page. I then stencilled several more elements using Dylusions paint, these were stencilled using a mixture of Dina Wakley and That’s Crafty! Dinky stencils.  

I then stamped Dina Wakley’s Scribbled Elements over the stencilling. Onto a separate piece of white card I stamped the bird from Dina Wakley’s woodcuts stamp set. I added it to my background using 3D foam to raise it up from the background. 

The final touch was to add the sentiment which I heat embossed in white using one of the sentiments from Lynne’s affirmation set 2.

All was then mounted onto a card blank.


Here’s What I Used:


Black Archival Ink Pad
That’s Crafty! Dinky Stencils – Punchinella, Numbers, Half Circles
Dina Wakley Stencils – The Basics, Spinner
Dina Wakley Stamps – Scribbled Text Elements, Woodcuts
Card Blank

Hope you like and and I’ll see you all next week

Love
Amanda X

9 comments:

  1. Wow, what fantastic effect with your stenciling on top of each other, it looks amazing Amanda, truly like sunburst an early morning over the sea ,- so very beautiful !! Love, Dorthe, xx

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  2. Beautiful card Amanda. Love all the colours you have used and great stenciling too. Fabulous.
    Bev. x

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  3. Yet another amazing background Amanda, great card.
    Fliss xx

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  4. A great card Amanda, love the vibrant background with the black stencilling.
    Avril xx

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  5. Love all that stencil work Amanda, vibrant colours amongst the black background really makes them pop.. Love it!!
    Tracey xx

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  6. Gorgeous pop of colour on this card, layering once more is complete perfection ;)
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  7. Completely uplifting - this is amazing, Amanda!
    Alison x

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