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Ink-Blended Winter Sky

by Jessica Frost-Ballas November 05, 2019 10 Comments

Good morning! Jess here with a card featuring one of this month's add-ons: the beautiful Decorated Winter Branches Fancy Die along with some Reactive ink-blending!

To start, I blended a panel of Hero Hues Dove White Cardstock with Hero Hues Reactive Inks in Blue Hawaii and Grape Slush, and added Intens-ified Black at the top. I dried it briefly with my heat gun and then splattered it with water. I blotted off the excess water to create lighter spots let it dry. Then I splattered it with white gouache to create more dimension in my snowy winter sky. I set that aside to dry completely.

While that was drying I die-cut the Decorated Winter Branches Fancy Die from Hero Hues Pitch Black Cardstock twice. On one panel I stamped the sentiment from Build a Tree with Embossing & Watermark Ink and heat-embossed it with Silver Embossing Powder. On the other panel I pressed the Embossing & Watermark Ink pad all over the panel concentrating on the strings of lights and ornaments and heat-embossed it with Silver Sparkle Embossing Powder. Then I carefully cut the strings of ornaments and lights and adhered them to the sentiment panel with Precision Glue. Once my blended panel was totally dry I adhered the die-cut panel over it and adhered it to a Hero Hues Dove White Top-Folding Card Base to finish the card!

And that's it! I love how the pop of sparkly silver really shines against that blended sky. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fabulous week!

 





Jessica Frost-Ballas
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10 Responses

Jackie Johnson
Jackie Johnson

November 08, 2019

I love your scene; those colors are just perfect. I agree with you on the sparkly silver – so pretty! thank you for sharing :)

Dannielle Ortolani
Dannielle Ortolani

November 06, 2019

Your cards always turn out so pretty, you have such good ideas!! I love this card

K. Eley
K. Eley

November 06, 2019

GORGEOUS!!!

barbara lassiter
barbara lassiter

November 05, 2019

This is beautiful!

Yolanda Gonzalez
Yolanda Gonzalez

November 05, 2019

Beautiful sky.

Dawn
Dawn

November 05, 2019

Love the colors you have picked. Beautiful blending thanks for the great idea

Sheri K
Sheri K

November 05, 2019

Gorgeous card Jess, love the blended background, so pretty!

Kristi H.
Kristi H.

November 05, 2019

Beautiful design and fabulous execution!

Lagene
Lagene

November 05, 2019

Gorgeous winter night sky! I love this die!

Bonnie Reyes
Bonnie Reyes

November 05, 2019

I love how you used color to make a beautiful night sky