Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Flamboyant Fall

Hello Everyone and Welcome!

Today Ksenija is here, and I am happy to share with you a new project as a part of October inspiration from International DT.
I am demonstrating use of a silhouette stamp for a Clean and Simple card. A beautiful stamp does not call for anything more than a spectacular background. For my card I chose a tree stamp from Nature I stamp set.
I started with watercolouring the background on a piece of watercolour paper using pigment powders. I wanted to create a monochromatic background with a lighter center and intense shades closer to the edges. I added powder going from the center to edges and let the background air dry.
As soon as it has dried, I die cut a square panel with side 3" (app. 7,5 cm). Then stamped down the tree silhouette in black archival ink.
To assemble the card I foam padded it and adhered to a black square with side 3 1/8" (8 cm). The bold stamped panel looks better with a simple elegant sentiment. Plume stamp set contains simple one word sentiments that match well clean style cards. For my card I selected Breathe from this set and stamped it down to a white card base in black ink, then glued the tree panel to it.
Please share with me in comments what are your favourite IndigoBlu stamps this Autumn.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a nice week!

IndigoBlu Supplies Used:
Nature I Red Rubber Stamp Set
Plume Red Rubber Stamp Set

16 comments:

  1. This is absolutely gorgeous Ksenija, and I simply adore the colours and the way you kept the intense yellow mainly to the centre of the piece and darkened the edges for a really dramatic look. I love the tree branch silhouette over the top too. x

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    1. Thank you, Pat! I hope my colour splashes do not hide the beauty of the stamp ;)

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  2. Fabulous! I love the rich vibrant autumn colours.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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    1. Thank you, Linda. I love Autumn, probably, more than Spring. At least for sure find it more inspiring ;)

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  3. oh my, this is awesome! A wonderful background for the gorgeous tree silhouette/ I love all the flower stamps and large butterfly which were in a recent collection that I was lucky enough to win! A huge thank you to Kay and Alfie for that! How happy was (and am) I. xxx

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    1. Thank you, Christine! I am sure you will enjoy playing with IndigoBlu floral stamps :)

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  4. Ksenija this is breath-taking, beautiful, and so very dramatic! There are times that this is just the card one needs to receive!
    =]

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    1. Thank you, dear Michele. I am amazed how wise nature is. In the darkest months of a year trees are burning in colour to help us go through this period.

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  5. That is a stunning card, love those colours.

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    1. Your kind comment puts a smile on my face, thanx a lot :)

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  6. Wow I just spotted this in the Ink gallery. A stunning card and wanted to know how you created such depth in the background you have made. It worked beautifully, one totally amazing card and I am so pleased you shared with us at Ink

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    1. Thank you, dear Sandie. Just added pigment powders more intensively closer to edges. Wanted to add mega flakes, as your inspirational photo suggests sparkles. But then thought it would be too much on this rich background

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  7. Breathtakingly beautiful Ksenija. So bold and bright. Powder perfection. Thanks for sharing with us at Mix It Up this month.

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