Tuesday 1 August 2017

Blooming House Of Cards

     The House Of Cards challenge this month has a gorgeous photo prompt with pretty shades of lilac, mauve and purple.  Needing no excuse to break out the Brusho's, as soon as I saw the colours for this challenge the box was on my desk.
     The flowers have been stamped and embossed in white on watercolour card. Then the fun began, using a water brush I painted one petal and sprinkled purple Brusho on it, blew away the excess and moved on the the next petal.
     All petals were done one at a time to make sure the paint stayed just where I wanted it, the stems and leaves have been done the same way.
The flower centre were done last so that the petals were completely dry, these were done with grey.
     The thing I love about these paints is the way they show the component colours when not completely mixed or saturated, giving some great effects.
     All that was needed was a mat layer to compliment the image and then on to a white card blank. The greeting comes with the flowers in a Woodware set called Erica, this was embossed in silver and die cut before mounting on foam pads.
     Our challenge at the House Of Cards runs all month so please come and join us with your creations.


  1. Lovely, lovely card. So fun to see all you girls creations and howe diffrent they are on the same theme.

    (✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)
    Teamie HOC

  2. Love your "Brusho" floral card - I have Brusho's but never thought to use them as a color medium. Great job. Shirley Team Mate

  3. This is amazing Rocky, I can not wait to try this, thanks for explaining how you did this!!! Donna HOC Teammie

  4. SOOOO beautiful; love the effect you created with the brushos.

    sue (HOC DT)

  5. Its my favourite its my favourite its my favourite :D

  6. Rocky, I LOVE this! The colors in each petal are amazing, and they all look beautiful with the white petals! Big wows from me!
    Take Care!
    Michele, HOC teamie


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