Saturday, May 11, 2013

Hello! Welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. I design and create handcrafted greeting cards. I like to call this passion of mine "visual poetry" ....imagery on paper. Please feel free to browse the photos of my cards and leave a comment.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Whitewash Floral

Hello! I made this card yesterday using the "whitewash technique". This coloring  method gives your image a very soft look. Here is a video by Melanie Muenchinger, illustrator for Gina K Designs,  if you would like to see what it's all about.

I won't go into the details since you can see how the technique is done in the video. I did an additional step of cutting out my flower image after stamping and coloring it and popping it on to my card. Listed below are the products that I used:

Base card:  GKD Pure Luxury white
Layer:  GKD Pure Luxury blue denim
Die cut:  Spellbinders Asian Motifs
Stamps:  GKD Stately Flowers 7, Signs of Spring
Ink:  Versamark, PTI Fresh Snow, Memento Danube Bamboo Leaves and Black
Additional:  white EP, water brush. adhesive, dimensionals, scissors

Hope you decide to check out this great technique and try it. I'm sure you will love the result when done.

Thanks for stopping by and I'll be posting again very soon.

This card was entered into the following challenge(s):
613 Avenue Create  -  Challenge #66 - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers  -  Challenge #113 - You've Been Framed
Word Art Wednesday  -  Challenge #126 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls  -  Challenge #15 - Anything Goes
Sister Act  -   Challenge #51 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz  -  Challenge #225 - Sprnigtime


Carole Robb Bisson said...

The die is pristine and your flower is so pretty. Great job. Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

Jackie said...

Your card is very pretty & the flowers are gorgeous!

Thanks so much for playing along with us @ 613 Avenue Create & hope to see you back again for our next challenge!!!!!

Lin said...

The beautiful diecut makes the perfect frame for the fabulous flowers.

Thanks for sharing with us

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Janette said...

Looks beautiful Olga, thanks for the link...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week..x

Mad Moose said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

J said...

Thank you for joining in with my challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and more... I like the muted colours and simple design.


Helen said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x