Santa was very kind to me this year and brought me all kinds of lovely craft goodies.
My present from my Mum was a set of 12 colours of Brushos, something I've never used before. (Incidentally, why are they called Brushos when so many ways of using them don't require a brush? ) and I've been having fun experimenting with them.
My first card was made with one of my very first attempts - I used far too much of both the crystals and the water, and thought the finished result might hit the reject pile, but then I decided that as a bold background for some lighter coloured stamping it might actually be very effective.
I stamped the patterned heat over the background in white and then embossed it with a translucent pearl powder. The stamp is a very old unmounted one that I received in a RAK about 20 years ago! Then I topped it with a beautiful pair of die cut hearts, made with my very newest die, the Gummiapan Double Hearts die from Swedish House Crafts - I've added the link as they are a very new site that you may not have come across and they have some exciting dies at bargain prices. The sentiment is from my favourite magazine freebie set from a couple of years ago.
I would like to share this with
Cut it Up - Out with the old, in with the new
Craft Rocket Challenge - Something new
Little Red Wagon - Something new
Mod Squad - Anything but Christmas
Rubber Dance - Red, white and blue
I was going to share a second card in this post, but you're probably already getting RSI from scrolling so I'll put it in a separate post.