Fighting Hard Card Concept 59

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Hi friends! It's time for a new Card Concept challenge, and this one has some fun colors that I wouldn't normally put together, but certainly had fun making a mess of my studio with! {grin}  I loved those big overflowing scoops in the photo, so made sure there were a bunch of overlapping circle shapes on my layout.



I started my mixed-media card with a thin layer of gesso on white cardstock, then added some Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals powders, making a fun watercolor background. Dripping water on, adding more powder, spritzing, letting it drip some more until it was a big fun purple sight to behold.  I then embossed the flowers from Kindness Matters in white and cut with the coordinating Great Kindness Die Set.

I masked off the be kind from the sentiment and embossed the rest of it in the corner in white, then cut a stitched circle from a more peachy part of the paper and embossed the Be I had masked off earlier, cut it out and added the kindness die cut with the ness cut off.  I outlined all of this with black and white gel pens for accent.


Back to my mostly dry background, I scraped on some inka gold all around the edges an added some Tim Holtz rubbons for a little interest.  Next I painted some inka gold on white cardstock, let it dry and then cut the leaves from the Great Kindness Die Set from it.  I then dipped each one in versamark and embossed with sparkly embossing powder.  A bit of sparkly Crystal Nuvo drops on the flower centers, and I just layered it all up and distressed the edges.

Card Concept 59
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Enabler's List
Stamps: Kindness Matters (Verve Stamps)
Paper: white
Ink: Magicals powders (Lindy's Stamp Gang), Inka Gold, Gesso, Versamark, white gel pen, black gel pen
Accessories:  Great Kindness Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), stitched circles stax (MFT), rub-ons (Tim Holtz), white embossing powder (JudiKins), paper distresser, sparkly embossing powder

10 comments

  1. Funky fabulousness darling! These layers are dynamite and the white gives a great punch. :)

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  2. You might not usually use this color combination, Julee, but you have made this card look just gorgeous! It really blends together beautifully! This is so pretty!
    Take Care!
    Michele

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  3. adore the purple colour and all those gorgeous layers-stunning flowers

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  4. What a beautiful card. Love the purple.

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  5. These vibrant light and shades of purple make me blow up.... Fab mixed media card, full of fab details! I pinned it :)
    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/534802524484966371/

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  6. Lovely card and lovely colors.

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  7. Gorgeous card. The sentiment is powerful!

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  8. A beautiful card Julee! I especially love the rich purples and the sentiment. Take care.

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  9. A beautiful card Julee! I especially love the rich purples and the sentiment. Take care.

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  10. Gorgeous! I am in love with that purple!!!!

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