Monday, 23 January 2017

Brusho Snowflakes


Meet today's card.
It's not a secret, but I love stamping with snowflakes.  I don't know what it is about them, especially since I'm not a big fan of winter.  Maybe it's their intricate design.

I recently picked up Tim Holtz's Weathered Winter set and wanted to play with it.
I got out my MISTI and positioned the corner snowflake first.  I painted it with a little diluted Brushos, sprayed with water and stamped.  I repeated that process until I was happy with the look and went on to stamp the other two snowflakes.
After stamping the sentiment from The Stampin Place, I used some drywall tape to stencil the background.  I cut the piece out using a stitched die.
The finishing touch was the beautiful blue gem for a bit of bling.




 Adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says Monday- CHILL OUT

AAA Cards- WINTER CHILL


My Time to Craft- SOMETHING NEW


  Have a great week and thanks for taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Tim Holtz, The Stampin Place/ drywall tape/ Brushos/ Memento ink/ MISTI/ paint brush/ Mini Mister/ gem/ die- Memory Box

26 comments:

Bonnie said...

I've never tried to "ink" my stamps with Brushos. Another technique to try because it made gorgeous snowflakes! Love the sentiment too!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love your snowflake cards. They are so beautiful always and this one is no exception.

Susan said...

I love snowflakes too - and blue and white is my favourite colour combination. And I love Brushos. So needless to say, I love your card!! Wonderful colours from the brushos and great texture from the dry wall tape stencilling!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I do like your drywall tape backgrounds. That greeting is so awesome.

Susanne Vargas said...

Your snowflake cards are always fabulous and I love how these came out! And I'm totally smitten by the sentiment!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

This is absolutely gorgeous. I love those distressed snowflake images, and the hues and technique you have used to stamp them is wonderful. FABULOUS sentiment. Snowflakes are each a miracle unto themselves. Thanks so much for linking up and playing along with us at AAA Cards.

Nancy Stislow said...

I can't believe how crisp your image is using this technique! Your colors are just gorgeous, Karen! This is outstanding!

Ina G said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Simply stunning Karen. Love the soft stencilling in the background. Another WOW! card.

nancy littrell said...

Gorgeous Brushos stamped snowflakes Karen. I am going to have to try your technique. TFS and always inspiring us my friend. Hugs, Nancy

Davi said...

Stunning card, love it!

Lisa Lara said...

Oh my gosh you come up with such beautiful OLC's Karen. This is so gorgeous.

Christine Alexander said...

Can't believe the depth of colour you got painting your stamps with brushos. So beautiful

papierelle said...

Such beautiful card with an interesting technique!!

Loll said...

Always love your brushos cards Karen. I still haven't tried inking my stamps with them ... need to do that!! Love the design with the stenciling. xx

Mac Mable said...

Do so love the weathered look of the snowflake stamp. Gorgeous colours and fabulous technique x

Conny G. said...

Oh wow, they are so beautiful!! Really wonderful colours!
Hugs,
Conny

samantha's cards said...

This is lovely, thanks for joining us at CCC.

Donna Idlet said...

Beautiful card, love your technique. Thank you for playing along with Christmas Card Challenge.

froebelsternchen Susi said...

A fantastic card with a wonderful quote!
Thank you for visiting my blog!
oxo
Susi

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Stunning card....love the sentiment....like you do not like the cold....wake me up in the spring!....Joolsx

maria's knutselplezier said...

It's some time ago since I came to your blog, but I'm so glad I came back , what a beautiful use of these stamps, I hope I can buy the set somewhere than I can start for my cards of next year, your card is super!! I just love it!!!

Have fun
Maria

LaVon Hall said...

You are so talented and inventive to boot! Drywall tape...wow!

Julia Aston said...

What a great outcome using Brushos and water on your stamp! I definitely have to try that - a beautiful design with all the lovely snowflakes Karen! Julia xx

Conniecrafter said...

Terrific way to use the brusho, I have not had a chance to play with those yet, love the effect it gives to the snowflakes, neat way to do the background too and great sentiment too, wonderful card!

Viv said...

Another wow card Karen, I just adore your cards.... sighs ;) Viv xx

Sara Barker said...

Breath taking card! I love snowflakes, too! Congratulations on your well deserved Spotlight at SSS!