Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hello... with Water Effects and Tim Holtz Stencils

Hello everyone... Writing 'hello' makes me think of Adeles' fabulous new song :)

Another break from Christmas designs today.   This one features Tim Holtz stencils and Design by Ryn's water effects stamps.

The challenge this month at Fashionable Stamping Challenges is "Make Your Own Background" so I am joining in again with this design. 



The background started with Distress Inks (Festive Berries, Wilted Violet and Blueprint Sketch) using an acrylic plate and water.   I blended Wilted Violet DI over top using Tim's Latticework stencil.

The flowers were created with Tim's Wildflower stencil.   I used molding paste over the stencil and sprinkled holograph glitter over top while wet.  After it was dry I added ink with a Versamark pen, and embossed with white powder.  It has a lot of texture that's difficult to see in the photo.

I stamped Designs by Ryn's Trickling Water 2 (also available with the unmounted Trickling Water 2 set) and little droplets from the unmounted Textures Set with purple Memento Ink and added white highlights.  I also used the Letter Background stamp by Penny Black (that I've had for ages and still love) here and there in the background which again is hard to see in the photo.  And to finish it off I splattered paint and embossed little a little silver Frantage embossing enamel.

Hello is from Impression Obsession which was stamped on a little die cut tag.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day,
Shirley

25 comments:

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

So beautiful.. .. I want to look at this forever!

brenda said...

Oh dear Shirley, those water drops are fabulous and I need them. Your blend of colours on your background gorgeous.

B x

Win Dinn said...

What a wonderful colour combination on this card, Shirley -you must have taken a peek in my dreams! Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas from 'the other side'! xo

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Dear Shirley,
I love this amazing composition!
Big hugs Anja

Sophie said...

Wunderschöne Effekte, liebe Shirley.

Herzlichst Sophie xx

Miranda said...

Hi teamie, this is a wonderful creation, lovely colors and great texture! Like the effect of the embossing enamel on the background too! Hope you are doing fine, hugs from across xxMiranda

Annette P. (aka LonettA) said...

Absolutely gorgeous card with great details!

Crafting Queen said...

Beautiful creation, love the colours.

Valerie-Jael said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love it! HUgs, Valerie

Pat said...

Lots of interest here Shirley and really beautiful colours and I love the frantage you have sprinkled too, and lots of dimension on the TH stencilled wild flowers. Enjoy your weekend. x

chrissie said...

Stunning background Shirley and great to see you using Ryn,s stamp again

Love Chrissie xx

Elaine said...

What a lovely card Shirley. Your design reminds me of lots of supplies I haven't used yet, that stencil, the Wilted Violet ink pad. I must try harder! I love your colouring, the highlights on the water drops are perfect. Smashing work. Elaine x

Margik said...

A fabulous background Shirley. Love the textures and colors. The drops are a fantastic touch. Mar :) xx

~*~Patty S said...

Beautiful colors for your lovely card dear Shirley!
Thank you for the earworm as I can hear Adele right now ;-)
She is amazing isn't she.
oxo

Donna Ellis said...

How lovely, Shirley! Your purple water droplets look fabulous against the magenta background! Hugs, de

Shirley Chillman said...

I love all your makes Shirley but I have to say this is at the top of my list. Gorgeous indeed.

Have a very Merry Christmas with all the family.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

Gerrina said...

And a beautiful background it is (again)! Love the red-purple combination! Enjoy the weekend!

Willy said...

Beautiful card Shirley, love the colors and background!!

Ryn Tanaka said...

Hey Shirley, the colours in this are beautiful! The drops look great stamped in purple! They fit in beautifully with the rest of the colour scheme. Love the texture and layering too. Many thanks! Xo

Christine said...

Beautiful card! Love how you did the background!

Greta said...

Amazing background, Shirley--you are a master! Love the stenciled flowers!

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Shirley. Thank you so much for your lovely comment over on the Craft Stamper blog...the water drops by Ryn are great to work with! I love the stenciled backbground for this card, and the embossing layers looks stunning.
Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Dot x

Enny said...

What a wonderful card.. yes, that song from Adele comes to mind ! You've created something beautiful again, and many thanks for the explanation ! Hope you'll be a 100 % well soon ! Take care, Enny

Wendy McCarthy said...

Yummy colours as always Shirley! Love the droplets in purple, very pretty. Gorgeous texture on your stencilled flowers too! xxx

Mrs.B said...

This is a gorgeous background Shirley, love the colours and those water drops add a new dimension. Love it.
Thanks for sharing with us at FSC,
Avril xx