Thursday, 15 September 2016

Happiness, by Amanda Hartmann

Hi again Colour Blast Fans,

I hope you are having a fun and colourful September!!!

Here is my page to share today.... and it's bright!!!


Here is how I put it together.....

I got out a rainbow of Colour Pastes: in Fire Engine, Sunshine, Rose Petal, Apple of my Eye, Lovely Lilac, Tangareen Dream and Just Blue. I used a small amount of each colour and swiped each through this Mandala stencil (inspired by the Lisa Oxley technique!).

The final effect was colourful!

Next, I sprayed some water onto the background, and using a watercolour paint brush, I added small amounts of Colour Shimmer Dust to the background. I used the colours: Duke and Lollipop.

I also used the Colour Shimmer Dust (in Duke) to colour this white flower. (Yay, for perfect colour matches!)

Then, using my trusty Colour Sprays I added a few splatters of extra colour. I mostly used the colour Bubblegum, but also a few splats of Roadbase.
While I had my Colour Spray out (in Bubblegum), I swiped some colour around the outer edge of the layout.

And finished it off with some black pen doodling.

Next, I heat embossed my title letters with Colour Embossing Powder. I used Rose Petal. Dipping the letter back into the embossing powder while still hot, to add an extra layer of colour, is always a good plan!

I forgot to take a photo of it as I did it (oops, sorry!), but once the page was together, I decided it needed some yellow colour, so I added extra sprays of Colour Shimmer Spray in Sunshine, which you can see in the final page photos.

Here is the final page and some close ups:

I love creating interesting clusters to finish my layouts!

Love the rich pink tones of the Colour embossed "Happiness" title.

Close up of colour border and doodling.

Thanks so much for looking today!

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