Oh So Eclectic Sponged Flowers

by Joanne James12. July 2017 20:00

Good evening one and all! I've spent today officially doing 'boy's things' but just wanted to check in with you for a quick share of another of the sample cards from my technique class earlier this week using my Oh So Eclectic Bundle - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Many Eclectic Layers - As I showed you in the card I shared with you on Monday, the Eclectic Layers Thinlits can be used in a number of different ways: a number of them can be used nested, or alternatively just the border edge can be used  - as I've done with my pair of blue stamped flowers here - or even just the detailed section can be used alone. If you cut the detailed dies out of acetate, you can use your diecuts as re-usable stencils for either sponging or creating texture with embossing paste. Here I used mine as a stencil to sponge a two-toned flower pattern across my background to add some colour and interest. There really are so many different options when it comes to creating with these thinlits! 

Two-Tone Watercolour Flower - To create my two-tone blue flower, I inked my stamp in Soft Sky then added some Night of Navy with a sponge dauber to the centre of the stamp before stamping it. This produces a blended, almost watercoloured effect, similar to the flowers on the panel of Naturally Eclectic paper that runs down the centre of the card. 

Three Little Words - I used one of the sentiments from the Oh So Eclectic stamp set on my card and placed it straight across the middle of my card front. Sentiments aren't the main focus for this stamp set, however it's useful to sometimes have some small ones to balance out the other busier elements of a card.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I'll be back tomorrow with another card that uses the same set with a different technique. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (3) -

sandymUnited States
13/07/2017 02:09:32 #

Joanne this is gorgeous! I love colors, and I'm sure your class loved them too!


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
13/07/2017 11:50:25 #

This is beautiful, Joanne!  What a cool way to use that die....gorgeous colors too!


Colleen Begley
Colleen BegleyUnited States
14/07/2017 23:43:57 #

I love this, Joanne! Very, very pretty.


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