Exciting times! The fabulous CASE Study Challenge Blog are in search of a few new design team members and as you know me I am so up for it!
We're being asked to re-create a card made by our personal 'muse'. Well, I have a few so I will be entering a few cards, but the first card I have made is inspired by Darlene DeVries's card. Darlene has a youtube channel full of amazing cards where she shares very useful and efficient techniques. You can watch the pro creating her fabulous card here:
I used the same techniques creating my card with one difference - I used my Dylusions to create the gorgeous watercolour look on the background and used water ('ghoasting') to create the splatters instead. The stencil I used is handmade by moi! Note to self... buy more stencils! Or, make more! :) Something I realised just now... if you were to use Gesso on your cardstock and used a PVA glue to make splatters and then colorised the background you could then rub the glue off once dry and would get the same effect. The Dylusions would not work as well on a Gesso-ed surface though so you'd need a more permanent solution like Gelatos or similar, maybe scribbling Big Brush pens on a craft sheet spritzed with water and 'smooshing' the card in it would work really well. I'll give it a go one day and will let you know what works best if using a PVA and Gesso as an alternative to Darlene's technique. Sometimes we just have to think outside the box ;)
Well, here's my version of the gorgeous card:
I used a white WOW! embossing powder, my Hero Arts 'Thank You' stamp, the gorgeous Calypso Teal and Pink Fuchsia Dylusions sprays, a white and a black cardstock, a 300gsm watercolour paper by Crawford and Black and a silver string.
I hope you like it! Thank you for stopping by and stayed tuned as I have some more exciting news for you!!!!