Saturday, August 27, 2016

Just Us Girls #358 - Photo Week

Just Us Girls has a fabulous photo for your inspiration this week.  Judy found this painting and it has so much to inspire us!
 
Here's a close-up of the photo.
 
I chose the colors as my inspiration as well as the butterflies.  I used Brushos as my color medium.  First I embossed the butterflies with Versamark ink and white embossing powder on watercolor paper.  Then I just put some Brusho on the paper and spritzed it with water.  I used a paint brush to move the color around a bit to get the effect I wanted.  I then die cut a banner and stamped the sentiment.  This piece was mounted on fun foam and added to the peach mat.  I added white sequins, of course!  I also rounded the one bottom corner for some interest.
 
You can see more from the JUGs design team and our August guest, Colleen, on the JUGs blog.  This is Colleen's last week with us as a guest. Thanks to her for being such a great guest!
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Recipe
Stamps:  Patterned Bugs (Inkadinkadoo), Simple Little Things (PTI)
Paper:  Recollections white, watercolor paper, Peach Parfait
Ink:  Versamark, Versafine onyx black, Brushos: yellow ochre, orange, burnt orange, ultramarine blue
Accessories:  Banner Trio die (WP9), fun foam, sequins, corner rounder, white embossing powder

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11 comments:

Ina G said...

Fabulous background effect you got from those brusho's Lisa. Love the butterflies. Nice touch with the sequins.

Gerrina said...

Wow; what a beautiful flow on your card! Great! Enjoy your weekend!

Nancy said...

You make everything look easy! GORGEOUS card!!

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

This is gorgeous! The background colors are so pretty and I love the way the butterflies are placed.

Colleen said...

Oh My, this is stunning, I love the movement in your butterflies, and I love how you embossed them, then added the brushos! Brilliant! Pretty pretty card! Thank you for having me this month as a guest. I have enjoyed my time with all you designers! It has been a joy to be in the lineup with you and the others! Heart Hugs, Colleen

Chris Dring said...

Love how the embossed butterflies look like they are flying right off your amazing card! That brusho background is GORGEOUS! What a stunning card!

Bobby said...

One minute I'm thinking I want Brushos, then Sharyn says how 'messy' they were so I thought 'no'. Now I see your background and I'm back to wanting them. This is fantastic, Lisa. Those colors blend so well and the movement with the butterflies is amazing.

Desperatehousewife Craft said...

Wow you really caught the essence of the picture with the paints flowing with the butterflies. Really gorgeous card!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

This is so beautiful and dreamy looking! I love the white embossed butterflies and this gorgeous design. You definitely nailed this challenge!

Judy Woodland said...

Oh, I just LOVE this. Your colors are perfect and you have really nailed the Brushos. I'm such a fan of emboss resist, and you have done it beautifully here! Great take on the challenge, well done!!!

Patti said...

Beautiful! amazing !!! spectacular coloring! AND design wow!!

Patti

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