Sunday 14 August 2022

Ice Lolly Heaven

Yikes - it's hot! I put the thermometer in my craft room yesterday (my conservatory) and it went off the charts at  40C+  That's bloody hot for Yorkshire :o)
Needless to say, I decamped to a cooler room to make this card.

I  can't get the hang of water colouring, but I have some gorgeous, vibrant, watercolour, ecoline brush pens and I really wanted to use them. I saw this easy technique to try and it worked a treat.
I used the brush pens straight onto my stamp, spritzed it with water and stamped. Simple!

On my first attempt some of the colours got a little muddy, so I kept a white strip between them and that worked better. If you wanted you could easily fill that white area by using a small brush, but I liked it that way.

If you follow me on Instagram pop over and check out my reel. It's the first proper, card making video I've done. Not perfect, but it was kind of fun. And I have a new respect for those card makers that video their process :-)


Addicted to CAS 

I've gone for some tangy, tropical ice lollies  - I could just eat one right now!

sugarpea designs - summer scoops
ecoline brush pens
pinkfresh studio - diagonal stitch rectangle, warm buff ink

3 comments: said...

I love your tangy ice lollies they are really cool(pun intended) very zingy bright juicy colours that worked out beautifully so I hope we will be seeing more of this technique. I do hope you get some respite from the heat. I live in Greece and it's cooler here than in the UK. Thank you so much for joining us at ATCAS.


Vicky Hayes said...

Well it's a wow from me Caroline! Love those colours and the arty way they came out with your spritz-and-stamp technique. Really like that frame detail too! Thank you for playing with my Tropical challenge at Addicted to CAS, Vicky x said...

Hi it's seems like my first comment has disappeared! What an amazing card I love your watercolour lollies. They are juicy and zingy and totally tropical. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Addicted to Cas and hope to see you again in our gallery.