Come Sail Away Bermuda Bay and Copper Brusho Lighthouse Card TGIFC226

by Joanne James28. August 2019 09:00

Today I'm sharing a card for the current challenge over at TGIF Challenges where they challenging us to use a technique that I don't often feature on my cards:

I did experiment with splatters for my recent technique class featuring the Come Sail Away suite so having been using splatters a little more of late with this set in particular. You can see one of my previous cards here; this is another of the samples I prepared to demonstrate how splattering can be used to create unigue backgrounds: 


On this card I used some Bermuda Bay reinker and blue Brusho on Shimmery White cardstock, covered with scrunched up cling film before leaving to dry and then removed the cling film. I then covered with some splatters of copper shimmer and I added a collage of stamped and diecut bits and pieces from the Come Sail Away suite and some unravelled copper trim to complete my card. I'm not sure this type of card will ever feel natural to me - watercoloured backgrounds and collage-style cards are not my forte, but it's fun to step outside of your comfort zone every once in a while to try something different.

Don't forget to set your alarms for 6pm UK time this evening for your last chance opportunity to order trimmer blades for the discontinued Stampin' Up! trimmer - full details in my previous post here.

We have been busy harvesting fruit and veg from our garden and spent yesterday baking more goodies to eat and for the freezer I hope you enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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

Comments (4) -

8/28/2019 5:56:01 PM #

That's such a lovely card, I adore the colours.


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
8/28/2019 8:50:03 PM #

Thanks for your kind comment Ela - this kind of thing doesn't come naturally to me so I'm glad you like it!


VickyUnited Kingdom
8/29/2019 3:11:51 PM #

Not your forté Joanne? Well I think it is now! The background is absolutely stunning and the perfect base for your nautical collage.
Love the idea of harvesting fruit and veg from the garden and baking goodies for the freezer. You are a domestic goddess!


TamiUnited States
8/29/2019 5:08:17 PM #

Oh my gosh, I would say it is your forte now!!! That background you created is amazing and totally beautiful.  In fact, the whole card is gorgeous!!! Love it.  Thanks for joining TGIF Challenges this week.


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