Saturday, March 29, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends 205 - Use the negative from a die

Happy Saturday!  I hope you had a good week!!!  It was back to normal here.  Lots of after school activities, an old van's ignition mechanism fixed, record cold temps for this time of year, you know,  just a typical week!  

One of the fun things I had the chance to do this week was create for  Speedy Fox & Friends challenge.  This week we are using the negative of a die cut.  I used a pretty star die cut negative that a sweet friend gave me and placed it over mixed media paper.  I stamped VersaMark watermark pad all over, lifted the negative and sprinkled white embossing powder over the little stars and then heat set.   When the paper cooled I used TH Distress Markers and colored the entire piece of paper then spritzed liberally with water.  I think this silhouette leaf frond from Marsh Silhouettes makes a great tree and I paired it with a sentiment from Columns & Topiaries.

I discovered this fun watercolor technique by viewing  Darlene DeVries  video.

I hope you will stop on by  Speedy Fox & Friends blog and enter your project for a chance to win a prize.  While you are there you can check out all the fab creations from the design team!

Thanks for Looking!

My List:
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC -  Marsh SilhouettesColumns & Topiaries.
Access: Simon Says Stamp Falling Stars Craft Die, TH Distress Markers, Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, and Faded Jeans. White Embossing Powder


  1. Nice original use of your negative die cut. Makes a nice tree!

  2. Angie--this is so pretty!!! I love the shade of blue with all the stars! TFS

  3. WOW! this really worked well.....Lis

  4. Very pretty, Angie. Your sky is just fabulous. A great technique.

  5. This technique worked extremely well on this card. Nice layout and gorgeous sky for a backdrop.


  6. Angie this turned out so very pretty. What a great technique. Thanks for including the video. I want to give this a try too. How fun all the good things we learn from stamping friends.

  7. Such a sweet card with all your twinkling stars!! Lovely!

  8. Very pretty. That is a great die cut negative to keep on hand .

  9. Angie,
    Beautiful card and thanks for sharing the link for the tutorial - it was awesome. i love the beautiful blues - my fav color - wow!

  10. Such a gorgeous and peaceful card, very lovely and what a great way to get a starry sky.

  11. Oh boy, those little stars are so beautiful, Angie - so cleverly done!! I love the leaf - it makes a stunning tree and I love that you've kept the sentiment so simple. This is really beautiful!!!


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