Thursday, June 16, 2016

Stained Glass Technique...

Hi! I am back today with a technique that I have been wanting to try for a long time. I had seen this beautiful card using a stained glass technique by Sandy Allnock a long time ago. When I saw the Grungy Butterflies stamp set by Mudra Stamps, I knew it would be perfect for this fun technique!



I started with a plain white card stock. I stamped the butterflies with Versamark and heat embossed with black embossing powder. After the heat embossing was done, I used my Camlin brush pens to scribble colors randomly on the paper and sprayed with plain water. I allowed the piece to air dry completely. Here is a closer look at the panel.



There is a detailed video tutorial on Sandy Allnock's blog. You can check it out here.

Rest of the card was very easy. I used two nested circle dies by Gina Marie Designs to cut the thin frame out of black paper. The sentiment was also die cut from black paper. I used the Wplus9 Hand lettered Hello die, one of my all time favorites.

Entering this card in the following challenges:

CASEplorations June Challenge:



AAA Cards: Game #66 - Watercolours



Muse Challenge #170



CAS on Sunday Challenge #85 - Butterflies

Craft Stamper Take It Make It Challenge: June - Lets get Inky
I used several colors of watercolor brush pens.

CAS Mix Up June Challenge:
I used stamping, die cuts, heat embossing and watercolor.



HLS June Anything Goes with Dies



Virginia's View Challenge #22



Love,
Nandini

35 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card. I love the random watercolouring with the crisp black detailed frame.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Muse this week, Anita x

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  2. Beautiful technique!
    Your card looks like a pretty stained-glass window ;-)

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  3. This looks fantastic! I love the drama of the bright colours with all the black! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!

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  4. Way cool card and technique, Nandini! TFS the how to link. When I first saw looked at your card I did not see your butterflies just lots of random colors then my eyes focused on your butterflies...love that effect! TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs, nancy

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  5. Great job with this technique Nandini! Love how you've created a small circle window of stained glass. Thanks for sharing the link to the video. And thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  6. Love this pretty image and the die cut circle is the perfect way to show it off, Nandini! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  7. Very pretty card, love the colors you used :)

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  8. Beautiful! I love the vibrant colours of the background and the butterflies. Thanks for playing with us at AAA Cards!

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  9. Lovely coloring on the butterflies!

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  10. Clever and bold take on the challenge, beautiful use of colour and thanks for playing at AAA Cards this week. Sarah

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  11. So beautiful!! Love your colorful take! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All about Colors” Challenge!

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  12. Your card is gorgeous! I love that technique - definitely going to have to give it a go once my embossing kit arrives :D It seems like a lot of fun and turned out really beautifully.

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  13. Gorgeous card Nandini, it is stunning!

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  14. This looks so pretty. Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

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  15. What an eyecatcher! I love that light green background color mixed with the blues and reds. And the black is the perfect complement. Thanks so much for playing with us at CASEplorations this month!

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  16. Such a fab card...love its look...seriously eye catching...Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

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