Sunday, April 28, 2013

Colorful Tall Blooms

It has been raining all day here, which was a good excuse to stay in and work on another art journal page. I decided to make a brightly colored page since it was so dreary outside.

The background is created with the wonderful Tim Holtz distress Paints. Love the bright colors and how they blend so brilliantly.

I also used a Tim Holtz stamp from the Mixed Media set stamped with Peacock Distress Ink to add some more dimension to the background. I watered down some white gesso and dripped it down the page and used a credit card to add some to various areas of the page.

I used a Wendi Vecchi stamp and archival ink to stamp the flowers onto paper towels that had been used to wipe up my inky craft mat. I then fussy cut the flowers out, glued them onto the page and added a bit of stickles in the center.

The flower stems are tissue tape that I tore in half. I then painted the tissue tape with Peeled Paint and Mowed Grass Distress Paint. To make the flowers pop off the page a bit I went around them with a white pen.

I am submitting this to the Simon Says Stamp Color Challenge. Be sure to stop by and see all of the wonderful creations. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you are having a colorful, cheery day!.


  1. Wow! Your art journal pages are beautiful. I love all of the color! What a gorgeous blended background. Your flowers rising up on the long stems are very effective. I love the stamping of the flower petals was also very nice and very effective. I also loved the message of your sentiment and how you incorporated it with your design. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Candy

  2. These pages are gorgeous! I love the vibrant color and the flowers are perfectly Spring!!! Fabulous!!!