Colors of Mardi Gras

Sunday Stampers: Bright & Bold
The Paper Players: Sketch

BG is gold shimmer spray through harlequin stencil on white copy paper. The shimmer spray is half alcohol and half water in small spray bottle with squirt of gold acrylic paint, small squeeze of clear drying liquid glue and dollop of gold perfect pearls. I used a black ink pad to rub the edges and heat set black embossing powder for dots. Focal piece is heavy embossing folder with white cs that got black color burst smacked and black ink pad smeared. Had to go in and use copic in green to highlight some to meet the challenge colors. Sentiment die cut was white cs that got purple shimmer sprayed then heat set with chunky clear embossing powder. Had to play with the hot piece to get it to curve then glued it on. Small sentiment tag was printed and cut on Silhouette then adhered.

The colors are very vibrant and tons of shimmer, which the camera has a hard time showing.

12 thoughts on “Colors of Mardi Gras”

  1. I just love the background you created here, as well as that gold frame…very elegant with the harlequin design! Stunning! Thank you for playing with my sketch this week at the Paper Players!

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  2. Totally awesome background! So that’s an embossing folder then you added a color burst and ink??? Amazing and totally love it. If you ever do YouTube videos, sign me up!!

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  3. Hi Bonnie! I love the fabulous background that you created! The gold frame harlequin frame is just beautiful! The big, purple sentiment just pops! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players and Sunday Stamps!

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