Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team Blog Hop - Anything Goes 2
Hey there! Welcome to Del and Artie’s entry in the Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team Blog Hop! This week it’s anything goes and I have chosen my favorite medium—Aqua Pigments. If you have yet to try Aqua Pigments, you have to know life is not complete. (Totally kidding, but kinda not!) Aqua Pigments from Brutus Monroe offer a wide array of brilliant, highly pigmented liquid watercolors that you can water down or color with at full strength.
For today’s card, I used a smooshing technique, with two colors: pink and brown. I trimmed down a piece of Aqua Pigment paper to 5.5 x 4.25”. I prepped the paper with some anti-static powder and stamped the image of the flowers and leaves from the Beautiful Blooms Stamp Set using my MISTI stamping tool and some B|M Clear Embossing Ink. Then I heat embossed the image with some Alabaster embossing powder from Brutus Monroe.
I dropped a few drops of each color on to my glass mat and sprayed some water over them to dilute them a bit. Then I ran my card stock over and through the Aqua Pigments, making sure to get more pink in the area with embossed flowers.
Then, with an Aqua Pigment brush, I picked up some of the pink and darkened in the flowers and buds. I did the same with leaves, using brown pigment. I trimmed the panel down to 5.25 x 4”. I sprayed it with some water to leave some white spots on the panel. Then, I sprinkled some pink and brown pigments on the front using a brush and an acrylic block.
To finish off the card, I stamped a sentiment in the middle with Maple Surface Ink. Then I added some sequins from my stash in coordinating colors around the sentiment. I popped up the panel using some foam tape onto the front of an A2 sized card base.
I hope you enjoyed this Aqua Pigment card using the Beautiful Blooms Stamp Set. I have added a grid of supplies below for your convenience. Please hop along to see what my team mates have made this week using the hop list below the grid.
Thanks again for joining us and have a wonderful day!