Followers

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

First try with Brushos

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

How is your week going? Today is the last day of term it is going to be rather emotional as so many people are leaving as well as all the Year 6s. I will have to take tissues with me into the last assembly.

When I went to the Newbury Craft show I treated myself to some Brushos. I was going to buy a smaller set but I was advised to buy the slightly bigger set with more standard colours. I had a play a couple of weeks ago and it took a few attempts to make something I liked.


I cut all the mats and layers with 0.5 cm differences. With the top red mat I embossed it with the Sue Wilson A4 embossing folder Quilted Flower and I inked it with Black Soot Distress ink. The ribbon came from a set of pyjamas  we bought our daughter for Christmas. The bow was already tied. 


As I said it took me a while to get something I liked the look of when I had my play with the Brushos. I tried what I had seen in a demonstration and it didn't work for me. On to watercolour paper I stamped the Zentangles Blossom set by Creative Expression with Perfect Medium and heat embossed it with a sparkly black powder.  Then I sprinkled a very small amount of the Brushos powder on to the image, Finally I spritzed it with water and I left it to dry.


The sentiment was cut with some Spellbinder dies. 


This is the set of Brushos I bought. I am itching to have another play but it will have to wait until I come back from holiday. 


I would like to enter this card into Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 186.

I hope the rest of the week is kind to you. I will be settling down with a lovely large glass of wine this evening because I don't have to get up tomorrow. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

24 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the design.xxx

    ReplyDelete
  2. Ooh this is fab. Love the effect and like you I pinch the ribbons of packaging and clothes lol!

    Super card :-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Its a lovely card Jackie, I like the design and the colours are very vibrant. Great job. Hugs Jennifer xx

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love it I will have to google these Brushos Enjoy your wine tonight

    ReplyDelete
  5. This is fabulous! I am so loving the background with Brusho's still not used mine. Gorgeous flower too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

    ReplyDelete
  6. Fabulous card, love the design!
    Hugs Donna xxx

    ReplyDelete
  7. Gorgeous backgrounds, not sure what brusho's are and my husband said I don't need to.....lol

    ReplyDelete
  8. This is fabulous Jackie, love the brushos background, still haven't got any yet, but will have too.
    Hugs Pam xx

    ReplyDelete
  9. Your card is fab those Brushos are great fab results a brilliant card love and hugs Carole x

    ReplyDelete
  10. A gorgeous card Jackie. The background and flower look fabulous and I love the ribbon you've used xx

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love how this turned out and I love this flower.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Superb card, love the vibrant colours :o)
    Jackie xx

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hope the last day of term went off OK Jackie! I love this card, gorgeous flower and you really have cracked those Brushos already!

    Hugs

    Di xx

    ReplyDelete
  14. Beautiful colour and design Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hi Jackie
    Oh these look fun, can we have a play? Beautiful card again and the background is so pretty. Assembly wasn't too bad was it, I only used 1 very lage man sized tissue which was quite soggy by the end! Hope you had a great evening. Love Diane xxx

    ReplyDelete
  16. Brilliant card Jackie...love the bright colours and the image....Joolsx

    ReplyDelete
  17. Lovely card Jackie, super colours...I had a play with mine for the first time a few weeks ago, but maybe I wasn't in the mood, I just didn't enjoy it much..I have them now though so will persevere and try over the summer when life it is a bit quieter! Hugs Carole Z X

    ReplyDelete
  18. Such a lovely card Jackie and wonderful colours, super ribbon too.
    Hugs Janet xxx

    ReplyDelete
  19. Jackie, it's gorgeous! I love it! x

    ReplyDelete
  20. Oh my gosh! You've done done incredible things with those brushos !! xxSAMxx

    ReplyDelete
  21. You did an excellent job with this Brusho background, Jackie, and then you created a stunning snippets card to use it to its best advantage! I love it!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

    ReplyDelete
  22. Love the colours on this great card Jackie! I too have no idea what brushos are & I bet if my hubby knew, he'd say I don't need to know too! lol
    HUgs
    Dawn xx

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog it is much appreciated. Hugs Jackie