Friday, 25 March 2016


This piece of card has had everything thrown at it. I started off trying out my new to me Target water soluble crayons and Crayola Twist Stix and I was going to throw it away. Instead I gave the whole page a thin coat of neon orange acrylic paint. Next I watered down a purple and painted that on. Once dry I added black media mist, followed by magenta and finally white. This made it quite pale, so to bring it back to life I stuck a couple of fingers in the pot of turquoise Dylusions, smeared it around a bit and then did exactly the same with the lime. I also wanted to try some of the new wooden stamps I brought back, so I inked them up in black stazon and randomly stamped. Lastly I added stencilling with white chalky paint. I told you I'd thrown everything at it.

I cut the A4 card into 6, decided which way up I wanted them and mounted them onto a small card. Next I went in with black and white sharpie pens and added lines and doodles.

I added a happy birthday sentiment to half of them, the other half I've left blank to add to when I need to.

The finished cards measure 4" x 4".


Linda Jones said...

Fab Sam! I bought the Tim Holtz crayons 4 weeks ago, still in the packets waiting to be used😳😳😳

Helen said...

looks like you've had a really fun day - love these!!

Becky said...

Love the cards Sam gorgeous colours x

Lin said...

they look great Sam!! a girl after my own heart just stick your fingers in the paint've ended up with some bright cheery cards xxx

chrissie said...

Wonderful idea with a fantastic outcome

Love Chrissie xx

craftimamma said...

Wow Sam, I'm glad you didn't throw it in the bin! These are lovely and will definitely cheer someone's day.

Lesley Xx

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