Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Oriental Ladies #120
today's creation started out with a mixture of blue, yellow and green tones of Distress Inks - I think it was salty ocean, shabby shutters and scattered straw. It looks a stronger green where the yellow and blue have blended so well. I blended the colours with my cut n dry foam and then I took an oriental style background stamp and sprayed it generously with water. I then stamped it onto my background and lifted off to leave wet sections of design. I left it a while for the water to react with the ink before drying off the excess.
I next stamped my oriental text stamp in the corner using black archival.
I've had these little miniature postcards in my crafting stash for years - I haven't used any for ages but thought they were ideal for this project. I've just added a simple black card mount to frame the postcard.
Finally I stamped in black some border details with little pattern stamps along the bottom and added other border details with my fineliner pen.
Loving the vibrant colours on this one!