Tuesday, December 27, 2016

BRING YOUR OWN SUNSHINE

Hello Junkies!!! 

Well, one year ends and another will soon begin.  I hope you all had a blessed and healthy 2016 and I wish you all that much and more in 2017.  

I fell in love with this stamp "Bring Your Own Sunshine" when I first saw it in the TJ March 2016 release.  I loved the simplicity of it and thought it could take on many background ideas.  

I dragged out my POSCA Markers and had some fun.  My inspiration came from this image I found on Wayfair.  I've seen a technique called crayon melting to achieve this look on canvas, but I thought I'd try it with the markers and while the look is different, I liked the results.  Plus, it was fun playing with the markers!  




Here are two cards I made using this inspiration and my Posca markers.  



I used some Distress Inks to sponge the bg for the stamp after stamping it with VersaFine black and heat embossing it with clear embossing powder.  I splattered the bg with water drops then blotted them up with a paper towel to get the watery marks.  The bg is simply scribbling in various colors with the markers.  I really do love those pens.  They're acrylic paint in a pen and they're so much fun to play with.


Same idea for this card, except I colored the boots with some Copic markers to make them pop. As you can see, I used the pens to emulate the inspiration piece itself.  

On Monday, January 1, Technique Junkies will be releasing NEW stamps for January 2017.  There will be a blog hop starting at the Technique Junkies Blog and a big discount on the new stamps. You don't want to miss it.   

Have a crafty day and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 





7 comments:

Lori said...

these are wonderful. thanks for sharing. I need to try this technique. Hope you and yours have a fabulous 2017

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

All the bright colors make for some really happy cards!

C. M. Taylor said...

What fun and creative art! TFS

Glittered Paws said...

Oh my love love love this technique - it is WOW- and pops off the page. Great job.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fun use of those markers! Thanks for the card too :)

Kathy S said...

Super fun cards - so colorful and vibrant. Great job Cheri!

Olga Jewell said...

Absolutely Gorgeous!!!

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