Monday, 6 February 2017

Bursting with colour

Hello there!  We are already in February, and I really want to try and blog more often this year.  It's not always easy to find the time, but I do love coming on here to show you my latest projects and chat about what I love doing most:  making art.

Here is the first of my samples from Barbara Gray's Claritystamp show on Hochanda yesterday afternoon.  I absolutely love these stencils, and had so much fun using them.  

Today I'm going to share a technique I love to do using Colour Bursts.  This is the first time I've tried it out on black card though, and I'm happy to report it worked.

I used the coated black Clarity card and sponged Paperartsy Fresco Finish acrylic in snowflake through the stencil.  You can see below that it's better to go gently and build up the coverage in layers.

This gives a nice crisp design;  just what we want.

Make sure the paint's dry;  it only takes a couple of minutes, then replace the stencil and pull through clear embossing paste.  While it's still wet, sprinkle on the Colour Bursts;  the moisture in the paste will activate them.  I also added a little sprinkling of glitter, then left to dry.

And here you can see the finished design;  very simple and easy to achieve. 
I'll be back soon with another of my samples.  Till next time.  Xxx 


  1. Oh you clever person you!!! That's so striking! Brilliant look! Xxx

  2. That's brilliant tried to work out what you had used, not a scoobi, thanks for sharing

  3. Great colors and effect . Thanks

  4. We shared your lovely project on on our Facebook page 😍 and linked our fans back to you