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10 July 2009

Got Me Some Inky Fingers....Yay!!!




After a dilatory start to the day today I eventually managed to get upstairs and do some inky stuff.
I found some rather nasty coloured velvet flowers (pink, lemon etc) in my basket the other day and wanted to recolour them. So I used Colour Wash spray inks diluted with a little water and dunked the flowers into the mixture. Spread them all out onto a tray and then sprayed with various Glimmer Mists and some other sprays with mica powders in. They are now drying nicely and look a thousand times better.
There was lots of inky mixture left on the tray so I have used that up by dragging a couple of sheets of card through it to make some nice backgrounds for stamping on.
The top plate of flowers have been done with Cranberry ink with a spritz of Auburn GM and another coppery coloured mist.
The bottom plate of flowers was coloured with Eggplant ink and spritzed with Silver GM and a violet mist.
The colour on the paper is a mixture of the lot.......lol!!!
Well I am on holiday now until a week on Tuesday.......phewwww I am soooo ready for a break.
Next Tuesday the decorating starts. DD will be asleep during the day until Monday lunchtime and then I am off to Asda in the afternoon...........don't I lead the most exciting life ever......lol!!! Most people would spend their holiday at the seaside and here's me going to the supermarket and decorating. Ah well I shan't have to pack or make sure I turn the electric off.........ha ha ha!!!
Right....I'm off for a cuppa with hubby before I go for a nice soak in my Sanctuary.
Have a fab weekend.
Sheila-x-



4 comments:

  1. Wow...looks like you had lots of fun with that ink. Can't wait to see the background paper used.

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  2. Oooh, just what I like - getting inky. Bet those flowers look even more lush in real life.

    Lesley Xx

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  3. Enjoy your well deserved holiday, Sheila, hope the weather is kind to you!
    JudyNZ

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  4. Hello Sheila,
    Those flowers and papers are gorgeous. I also can't wait to see what you do with them.

    I absolutely love your blog, and check it several times a week (daily if poss). You are very talented.

    Jennifer (from Australia)

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