Lindy’s Stamp Gang June Color Challenge

Hello Crafty Friends!  I love the monthly Lindy’s Color Challenges and today I finished my card for the June entry.  Here are the gorgeous colors this month:



I’m also entering the card in the Mixed Medial Challenge using Inks and Sprays from Challenge 1.Mixed Media Challenge

For Lindy’s challenge, I didn’t have all the colors so I used some substitute Lindy’s products.  I did have Shabby Turbine Teal, which I made into a spray by using my magical mica in that color. I did the same thing with Steel Shimmer, which is a stunning dark gray.  The other colors I used were Lindy’s Sprays in Gossamer Gold in Moon shadow Mist, Peony Scarlet Red in starburst Spray, and Scintillating Silver a glitz spritz.

I started with 140lb watercolor paper and lightly sprayed it with the above colors making sure to dry in between layers.  After spraying, I also took the cap off and flicked the color over in splats (see my recent post on splats). I then made the embellishments with white flowers and a Lindy’s Fabulous Filagree, which it looks like there are only a few left. I cut out the panel, tag, and flag shape using Simon Says Stamp dies then finished card with a Wplus9 sentiment, metal flower, twine, and recollections gems.


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Lindy’s Stamp Gang June Color Challenge

Mixed Media Challenge

About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has also lived in Northeast, Southeast, and now Midwest. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives to create. I have enjoyed being a part of several Design Teams including Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, Technique Junkies, A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I've been married for 28 years to my soulmate, Bob and we have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on June 14, 2015, in Lindy's Stamp Gang Challenge, The Mixed Media Challenge and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. LOVE the watercolor effect in your background!! I love that you let it dry between sprays – I am never patient enough to make it look this good!! Just beautiful! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!


  2. Fantastic splashes of color! Great, vivid colors! Thank you for playing with us at Lindy’s Challenge this month!


  3. What a cute thank you card! Thanks so much for joining the Lindy’s challenge this month!


  4. wow… just GORGEOUS!! Love your work Kathy!!


  5. I really love this beautiful card! You have used the colors beautifully!! The splats of color are simply fantastic!!Thank you for joining us at Lindy’s for the Color Challenge!


  6. This is gorgeous.Thanks for playing along with Lindys


  7. beautiful love the result with your colours ! thank you for joining us with the Lindy’s Stamp Gang challenge !


  8. This is great. Thanks for joining the mixed media monthly challenge blog!


  9. this is so pretty! those sprays are so yummy Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge and celebrating our first birthday!!


  10. GORGEOUS mixed media card!! Love the colors you chose! Thanks for celebrating with us in this month’s Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!


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