Papertrey Ink-Blog Hop Challenge – August 25

Here is the inspiration photo for the Blog Hop Challenge.

papertrey aug photo

I decided that I wanted to capture the texture of the paint as well as the colour.  At first, I thought about digging out some Acrylic paints but then decided that coloured embossing paste would really emphasize the texture.  I had the paintbrushes from the Friendship Jar Fillers set so the card came together quickly.

I coated the paintbrushes with clear embossing powder so make them stand out more against the strong background.  I think it turned out quite well.

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About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to four great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on August 25, 2016, in Card Samples, Challenge Entries, Debbie's Challenge Entries, Oscar's (Deb's) Card Samples and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Oh, I love your fabulous take on the inspiration photo!

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  2. A wonderful ‘paint’ background – love the mix of colors on the brushes!

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  3. This is awesome! Awesome take on the challenge.

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  4. lindarsnodgrass

    Such a great take on the challenge.

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  5. Fantastic card! Great take on the challenge! Happy hopping!

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  6. I love that you went bold for your background! It’s a stunning card!

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  7. Totally looks as though those paintbrushes are real! Ready to jump off the card! Terrific techniques for the bg and brushes!

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  8. You have really captured the texture & colors of the photo – fabulous!

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