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Friday, June 14, 2013

Just Add Ink #169....


This week over at Just Add InkDelys has provided a lovely bright "Inspiration Pic" to inspire us! I chose to use the Rainbow of colours and added the black butterflies and flourish, in place of the silhouettes.



To create the background, l heat embossed the flourish from Stampin-Ups Flowering Flourishes with Black E/P and started adding colour, by sponging Tempting Turquoise from the bottom and Regal Rose from the top, meeting them in the middle, l then built up the depth of colour with Pacific Point at the base, blending it up and fading it off towards the center. I used Elegant Eggplant through the center area and finished with Melon Mambo just above that, fading it off towards the top.
Once l was happy with the colours, l used a technique from the Tim Holtz Creative Chemistry class and sprayed water into my hand and used a flicking motion to add it to the inked surface, allowing it to wick out and dilute the ink in spots as it dried. A very cool effect!

Also some exciting news, this week over at Just Add Ink we are "Welcoming" 2 new DT members. Louise and Susan, welcome girls, l look forward to sharing the Just Add Ink journey with you both.
But wait, there's more...We are also welcoming Paula back onto the team, we have missed her and are very happy to have her back on board.

"Thanks for stopping by & enjoy your day"
All Products used are Stampin-Up.

10 comments:

  1. Nikki I just adore that 'flicking' technique!! It's really come up so beautiful :)

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  2. Nikki I love how you have created this beautiful background and especially the water splotches. Just a stunning card.

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  3. That is just stunning, and I'm glad to learn that the 'water splotch' technique works with SU inks and not just Tim's distress inks.Awesome work!

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  4. STUNNING!! Love the watermarks!!

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  5. Oooh this is just gorgeous Nikki. Just the colours by themselves are gorgeous but add the splotching, and black flourish and its superb eye candy :) xxx

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  6. Completely stunning! What a gorgeous background - made even more so by that flicking technique!

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  7. What a beautiful background technique! And I love your choice of silhouettes and the black butterflies! Stunning!

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  8. Stunning card Nikki, love the flicking technique.

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  9. this is so gorgeous Nikki. I will have to give the flicking a try I love the look you achieved.

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  10. Love this,what kind of inks did you use again?

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