Spray – Stencil – Stamp
The bright Bo Bunny papers from their Toy Box collection inspired me to create a multi-layered mixed-media background which matched the colors of the papers. A perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend!
Time: 30-45 minutes + dry time
Here is a fun technique to bring splashes of color to paper. Simply spray Fireworks! onto a piece of clear foil a few times. Lightly press the piece of foil onto your cardstock. You can either press down the complete piece, or only parts of it. The effect gets even prettier if you use various colors. Simply remove colors from the foil with a damp cloth before applying a new one.
After the foiled Fireworks! is dry, apply the next element using Creative Medium and a stencil. Apply a little bit of the creamy paste here and there, not all over the background.
For the final addition to the background, randomly stamp the lovely ampersand with VersaFine in Blue Lagoon.
Now it is time to get those pretty BoBunny papers, embellishments and stickers on the background. And of course the photo of Dad!
I love to add large titles on my pages in different sizes and fonts. I handcut the large “10” from paper and typed “for being the best” on my old typewriter. Below the “father”, there is still some room for me to fill in some journaling.
I added a bit of paper on top of a Handcut Monterey Pine star. A true eye-catcher!
- Creative Medium – Metallic Bronze
- Fireworks! Spray – Dandelion, Cantaloupe
- VersaFine inkpad – Deep Lagoon
- Palette Knives
- Monterey Pine – Star
- 12×12 cardstock – white
- BoBunny papers – Toy Box Collection
- Simple Stories buttons
- Heidi Swapp – paper stencil, stickers