Sunday, February 24, 2013

My First Dylusions Spray Project and WINNER!!

Happy Sunday!! I hope you are having a fabulous weekend!! I've been playing with my new Dylusions Ink Sprays and I am in love!! They are so much fun!! The colors are so bright and vibrant!! I hope you don't get sick of seeing me use them because I foresee lots of inky projects in the near future :)


I'll try, but I don't think I can even explain how I did the background because most of it was just playing around with the sprays and stencils and stamps :) I will also include a list at the bottom of all the supplies used.

The paper is watercolor paper from Strathmore. The Dylusions sprays used are Squeezed Orange, Pure Sunshine, Lemon Zest, Postbox Red, Cherry Pie, Bubblegum Pink, Funky Fuchsia, Dirty Martini, Fresh Lime, White Linen and London Blue. A Cosmic Swirls stencil from The Crafter's Workshop was placed over the paper and sprayed with Postbox Red. Another stencil from TCW, Numbers, was placed on the corners and spritzed with water for a ghosting effect. A Dylusions Dotted Flowers stencil was placed along the top corner and spritzed with London Blue. A waterbrush was then used to color in parts of the flowers with different colors of the sprays. A TCW Mini Art Is stencil was placed along the bottom and then covered with Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste. The Dylusions Dotted Flowers stencil was placed back over the original one and a few of the dots were covered with the embossing paste. Two stamps from the Tim Holtz Ultimate Grunge set were stamped with Peacock Feathers and Fired Brick Distress Inks. White Linen Spray was then flicked on the background for subtle spots. Black Soot was sponged along the edges and then the paper was adhered to cardboard painted black.


Dylusions Pondering Petunia was stamped with Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black and then colored with TH Distress Markers in Spiced Marmalade, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Tumbled Glass, Spun Sugar, Wild Honey, Dusty Concord, Mustard Seed, Bundled Sage, Antique Linen, Tattered Rose, Picket Fence and Faded Jeans. A Sakura Gelly Roll pen was used to outline Petunia and the flowers.


The sentiment, from TH's Just Thoughts stamp set, was stamped with Jet Black Archival Ink on TH Specialty Stamping Paper. The words were cut out and inked with Antique Linen and then Walnut Distress Ink along the sides. The arrows are from TH's The Journey stamp set. They were cut out, glued on and outlined with the white gelly roll pen.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp - Use an Arrow
  2. Dl.Art Thankful Thursday - Linky Party
  3. Sunday Funday #6 - Linky Party
And now for the winner of A Lovely Blog Hop!! First, I have to apologize...I was supposed to announce the winner over a week ago. Time completely got away from me. So without further delay, the winner of the Fiskars Friendship stamps is:


and #56 is:


Congratulations, Missy!! Email your address to me at  indymermaid(at)gmail(dot)com and I will get them in the mail to you!!

Thanks so much for stopping by :)

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63 comments:

  1. Wow Lisa this is amazing! I love the vibrant colours and how they blend. Super sentiment with real meaning. I love it. hugs Polly x

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  2. Holy cow, Lisa! You weren't kidding when you said you were gonna be playing with your new inks this weekend, lol. I love this! The color combos you chose are fabulous! I'm looking forward to seeing what other awesome projects you create with them :)

    Diana :)
    Leelee Card Designs

    P.S.... Thank you for all of your kind words on my blog!

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  3. This is stunning, my favorite part is how the corner flower details are so bold then fade out as you look right and down. And I love the sentiment, we could use this in our house!

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  4. Congrats to Missy:-) This is fabulous Lisa - love those amazing colours and what a great image!!! WOW! Have a great Sunday.

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  5. Hi Lisa ,

    great card very special !!

    Happy sunday Jenny xx

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  6. Wow! Your talent is amazing. All the layering adds so much. Have a great Sunday!
    Cheri
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  7. OMG Lisa how fun is this!!! You are rocking these dylusions!!!!!
    Another stunning piece of art! Thanks for sharing my friend and have a GREAT Sunday!!

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    1. Forgot to say congrats to your winner!!!!

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  8. This is awesome!! I finally see some of the NEW colors up on sites. I've been trying to find the White Linen one. "Need" to get my hands on some of the other colors now. LOL. Love the swirly stencil and how you colored in Petunia!!

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  9. Happy Sunday my lovely friend:)
    What a gorgeous pièce of art:)
    I adore Your warm background and bright colors:)
    The lady is so beautiful:)
    Amazing work my friend:) Very Well done:)
    Have a sweet day:)
    Huge hugs,
    Sonia

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  10. This is really awesome!!! Just love the use of the inks. I totally adore using inks as well right now lol

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  11. Wow Lisa...this knocks my socks off...really it is spetacular yet once again!! Love all the textures~inks and sprays...willl love seeing what you do with those sprays next...haven't purchased any myself yet...but am sure I will now!!

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  12. Wow! This is amazing! Lots of great colors at play here!! I thik the sentiment is just great too!!

    Congrats Missy!!

    Susie

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  13. This looks so Amazing, seriously and your surprise that you won. Beautiful work like Always my friend. Love it.

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  14. So cool!!!! I just love this colorful, fun card!!!! Those Dylusional Stamps are really fun!!!! Seriously love what you did with all the sprays!!!!!

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  15. This is fabulous Lisa, I like the amazing colours I like the sentiment too.
    Kevin xx

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  16. Wow! How cool looking. Congrats to Missy!

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  17. AMAZING Lisa. You always excel at every technique you try. Love the colors and sentiment.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥

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  18. Wow! You really are knee-deep in ink this weekend, my sweetest friend! The vibrancy of those colors is something to behold! They look amazing. I love that this came together without a real plan... just all playing around. The design is fabulous and the image is so funky and fun. The sentiment is absolutely marvelous. It makes me so happy that you have another new crafty love.. the excitement shines through! :o) Stunning work as always, my dear Lisa! And congratulations to Missy! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  19. Wow Lisa~ love your piece of art here, so cool!
    Lots of pretty colors and cool sentiment..
    Congrats to Missy!
    Hope your weekend was awesome?

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  20. Very nice,love all the colors!

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  21. Oh wow...you are really rocking those inks Lisa! What a fabulous piece of art! Your colors and details are just outta this world. Love what you are doing and looking forward to seeing what's next!

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  22. WOW!This is awesome,Very pretty,I am still trying to learn how to use regular markers,lol...

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  23. This is FAB Lisa! Love the background but Pondering Petunia really does it for me!! Lol. Off to check out Di's store now...not enough hours in the day!!!
    Jayne x

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  24. This is so awesome Lisa! You are a true artist!

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  25. Lisa, This is absolutely stunning! I am amazed with your artistic creativity! LOVE it!
    {hugs}
    Indy

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  26. Hello my friend,
    I thought that I had commented already but I was confused with the comment that I just left you at Sunday Funday because your Beautiful card was featured this week!Congrats my friend!
    Oh!Just in case I have not said this before I think that you are an AMAZING,CREATIVE and SWEETEST person ever!!Your card is FABULOUS...just like you!!
    Sending a HUGE amount of bloggie love your way,
    M'
    Oh!Congrats Missy!

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  27. This is so FABULOUS! I love seeing the artsy side of you really come out. You are so talented and its so cool how your pushing yourself to try different things. This is such a cool technique and just love the outcome!
    Hope your having a fabulous Sunday my friend!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  28. Beautiful colorful art work.Those colors are just perfect with cute image.I like that sentiment.

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  29. Wow Lisa, what an amazing project! The colors are wonderful!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  30. LOVE this!!! The colors are spectacular!! Hope all is well my friend! Have a good week.

    Laurie
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  31. Great project Lisa, how did you like the white? I don't have the new colors yet and I'm really curious about how opaque the white is.

    Congrats Missy!

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  32. Oh my goodness, this is stunning!! These techniques are incredible, truly a work of art!
    Missy is one lucky gal, she was my winner too. I haven't heard from her so if you get in touch with her, would you mind mentioning that to her. Thanks Lisa!!!
    Hope you had a great weekend, looks like you had some inky fun :)
    Shelly

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  33. This is lovely Lisa!! Your playing with the colors turned out great--and I like the strips you used for the sentiment!!

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  35. What a super fun card! Love all the colors, especially the background. I am going to have to get some of those sprays and try that! I really like how the sentiment words are cut! Wonderful card!

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  36. Wonderful card! I love this style and bold colors.

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  37. Wow, what gorgeous color. I just bought my first Dylusions mists last week and can't wait to try them out!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  38. Wow Lisa your card must of took a very long time. It's beautiful. Love all the bright colors and that digi is perfect. Awesome job my friend. Love seeing you try new things. Happy Monday. ~Tami

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  39. Wow very nice and love all the colors tfs!!!

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  40. Hi Lisa, you did such a great looking piece for your first dylusions spray project. I am working on my first spray project, too, but am having a hard time knowing when to stop spraying. I guess you stop before it turns to mud!
    Miss Petunia is just awesome, I love all the beautiful colors you used. Keep up the good work, and TFS!

    http://mulberrymindy.blogspot.com

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  41. WOW Lisa. This is beautiful!! I love the bright colors it looks awesome!!!
    Have a great day.
    Gerda.

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  42. such a different look love the colors and so cool that you did the background just playing around....your image and sentiment all come together so perfectly. Karen

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  43. Very fun! Love the colors :) I really love what you said on this too, for sure it's food for thought.

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  44. Beautiful art work! The sentiment is very profound...love it!

    Annette
    My Mind's Dust Bunnies

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  45. Amazing Lisa!! I love love the background, cool image and awesome sentiment!! Such a fab job ;)

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  46. Really beautiful, I love the image and the colours of the background and that is one of my favorite sentiments, love it
    Lindsay xx

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  47. Wow Lisa, I will never get sick of seeing these fantastic creations! I would love to do something like this in my SMASH book. I love the sentiment that you used too!

    Hugs,

    Chriss

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  48. WOW! my friend:) LOVE all the color on this card!! I hope you had a fantastic Monday and Thank you for stopping by my friend. Have a great evening!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  49. Love all the fabulous misting and stencils used on your page. The colors are so vibrant. Such an awesome quote too!

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  50. So much wonderful color and so much FUN! Love how you added that sentiment, too. A real piece of vibrant art. Perfect!

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  51. This card is FANTASTIC too Lisa!the image is AWESOME and I LOVE the bright colors!!!:)

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  52. Fabulous card Lisa !! I just LOVE this !! the colours and image are fab and the sentiment is just brilliant !! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  53. beautiful !! vibrant colors ! .ATB.

    attyfattycrafts.blogspot.in

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  54. Wow! This is awesome, Lisa! I love the colors and the image is adorable! Great sentiment too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  55. Wow, Lisa!!! This is a beauty!!! Love the sentiment and the colors!

    You are just too fabulous, sweetie!

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