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Day 1 of Imagine Crafts/ Dreamweaver Stencils Collaboration



Welcome to our first ever collaboration week with Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko! If you are new to my blog, hello! My name is Alison. We've shared all of our toys on both sides, so be prepared for Endless Possibilities! Three prize packages are available, each containing one set of each of these inks and stencils/dies. Just leave comments on each post of each day this week (June 9th - June 13th) for a chance to win! Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 17th!



Here's my first creation for the week.


I have a bit of an obsession with flamingos, and now that I have the super rad Radiant Neon (I love neon as well!) ink colors from Imagine Crafts, I new I had to start the week using those inks, along with Dreamweaver Stencils' Flamingo stencil. 

I used every color in the Neon collection to make my focal piece. I applied the colors with finger daubers, and used my Picasso Tool to block off the areas I didn't want colored at the time. I used clear embossing powder on the parts from the stencil and then I created my background. This was all done with the finger daubers as well. The inks didn't stick to where I embossed, so I didn't have to worry about masking the image again. 

I used the Electric Purple ink to stencil my sentiment, which is from the Birthday Words stencil. I clear embossed on top of that too. Then, it was just a matter of playing with paper. I hope you've liked my creation. Below is the full link list for today. Please be sure to visit everyone! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day! 


Comments

Lyn B said…
Your card is wonderful Alison and I love the tropical feel of it. The Radiant Neon's are so much fun!
craftymom205 said…
Great card.

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Sue D said…
Love the great summery colors and the card design.
oooolahlah....electric, love the energy of this card Alison. Your work is so fun! Like how you heat embossed over parts so those sections could be resisted with the over coloring.
Memaw said…
Bright and beautiful card love the inspiration
Blue Rose said…
Alison,
Wow, the flamingo is awesome. Great job on using all the colors, and thanks for the tip on embossing first so you don't have to mask...time saver.
Golda said…
This is so cool! I love the bright colors of your card and the fun flamingo is perfect.
CraftyJo said…
Wow - Totally Tropical :)
what a bright and fun card!
Louise said…
This card just screams happy! The neon colors were perfect for this. Great job!
Suzanne said…
Colors perfect for the theme. Love it.
sue k said…
Beautiful card, great colors, techmnique and elements.

Sue
http://suek86401.blogspot.com/
Jade Passmore said…
What a super rad Radiant card! Love all those Imagine Crafts Neons which are perfect with the Dreamweaver Flamingo stencil.
Jackie said…
What a fun card... reminds me that summer is coming!
Leanne said…
The flamingo looks lovely in those neons. Beautiful card!
BurningRubber said…
This is wonderful! I love those neon colors and what better colors for a flamingo.
Jan Castle said…
Boy those neon colors really POP...so appropriate for your choice of stencils too! Love it!!! TFS and for a chance to win!
Jan
snazzyjj said…
Reminds me of being on a south pacific island. Love the bright colors and the flamingo stencil.
Vicki Sopcak said…
I Love the bright colors and the tropical feel. This Card does make me happy, happy, happy!!!
Robin B. said…
Pretty card! I love the vibrant colors and layering.
Kaypeanut said…
Such a happy card!
this card is super vibrant!
Laura Drahozal said…
Beautifully tropical. You have made a lovely, fun card.
very pretty and bright. love it!!!!
marylouh said…
I have a friend who is a fanatic for flamingos She would be tickled to get this card. The coloring is amazing. thanks for sharing.
Barbara Nies said…
Great use of neon and a fun image. Cool card.
Denise Bryant said…
Love the bold colors with those fun neon inks! Very pretty!
Linsey said…
Oooo this is super cool! I really must get myself watercolor paper. You are super inspiring!!! TFS :)

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