Saturday, 17 June 2017

Bubbling bottles for Leonie

Hello lovely peeps

For today's card I've used Leonie's In a Spin die in two different ways.
First I cut several of them from Sheena stamping card and glued them to an A5 piece with Cosmic Shimmer glue.

Next I dragged some Distress Oxide inks over the top

and spritzed with water.

I repeated this a few times to build up the colour, drying with a heat gun in between each layer

adding a bit of Fossilized Amber into the mix

The die-cuts were starting to lift away in places by the time I finished because of the heat so I just needed to stick them back down in a few places before trimming the excess off.

For my topper I die-cut some Apothecary Bottles - this is a Bigz Die by Tim Holtz.
I coloured these up with the Distress Oxides again, using some applicator foams and spritzing/drying between layers of colour.

For the corks I stippled on Ground Espresso distress ink with a stencil brush

I inked and distressed a rectangle of white card to layer the bottles on top of and added highlights to the bottles with a white gel pen.

For the bubbles I cut the In a Spin die from clear shrink plastic and gently heated it to shrink. There was a bit of a hairy moment when it curled over and stuck to itself but I managed to pry it apart :o)

It's finished off with a sentiment from the Hey There, Dreamer rubber stamp set

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Deep Ocean Challenge #157 Die-cuts/chipboards and/or punches
Sisterhood of Crafters Use your imagination
Creatalicious Challenges #117 Anything Goes with optional Diecuts/Punches
Crafty Purple Frog Make it manly
The Mixed Media World Challenge MMW#26: Anything Goes
We Love 2 Create #12 Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes
Creative Artiste Challenge #27 Anything Mixed Media Goes

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x


Pollard Carole said...

This is so different and it looks amazing Love and hugs Carole x

Anne said...

I loved this one Katrina and it's great to see how you made it. The idea of shrinking the die for the bubbles is inspired!

Anne x

Darlene said...

This is fabulous Katrina! GREAT use of those oxide inks ... LOVE the overall look! Very creative! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Use Your Imagination’ challenge and please come back again soon!
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Terri Snode said...

Very pretty card. What a clever background technique. Thanks for joining the Sisterhood's "Use Your Imagination" challenge.

Fiki said...

very nice card!

Scrappin Sue said...

Looks great
Thanks for sharing at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenges x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just love this hun, your background looks amazing

Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Purple Frog this time, hope to see you joining in with us again real soon
Hugs Shell xx

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional die cuts and/or punches” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…