Friday, 6 November 2015

Fireworks and Colour for AVJ

Baby You're a Firework Addicted to Art
Today sees the start of a new challenge at A Vintage Journey. Our theme this month is Baby you're a Firework - think bold colours, add some sparkle or some paint splats!

I made this seasonal card using Tim Holtz Distress inks, a Stamposauras stencil and a Tim Holtz die.
I started by adding lots of colour to my card with DI's:
Once fully dry I added versamark through my stencil and clear embossing powder to 'seal' the areas of colour. I then added Hickory Smoke and Black Soot DI's over the card and wiped off from the areas I had embossed.
I die cut Tim Holtz Townscape die in black card and cut my words from some cardstock coloured in the same way.

Do pop over to A Vintage Journey for lots more ideas and inspiration.
Nikki
xxx
Firework for A Vintage Journey Distress Inks

17 comments:

  1. Great make Nikki and thanks for hosting this great challenge. S@ndy xx

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  2. Love the amazing background colours and stencilling Nikki....the night sky is all lit up as IRL

    A great challenge x
    Have a great weekend
    Annie x

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  3. Terrific Nikki--love how you did the background

    Chrissie xx

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  4. Wow - that glossy explosion of colour is fabulous! So clever to preserve the brights and then create the night sky around them - looks so cool with the little houses too.
    Alison xx

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  5. Gorgeous Nikki! Love the vibrant colours you used in the fireworks spray! Missed you while I was gone. Did you get my email??

    Hugs :)
    My Little Craft Things

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  6. Beautiful fireworks! Love the black overlay and the pop of color!

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  7. Super colourful card Nikki and a great idea for a firework spectacular.
    Julie x

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  8. what a lovely firework spectacular background you created Nikki! so colorful bursting in the sky behind the silhouette village! Julia xx

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  9. Great background, love it
    Love
    Amanda x

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  10. Brilliant Nikki! Your firework background is so clever! The overall effect looks fantastic!!!

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  11. Lovely bursts of colour which look fabulous with the contrasting silhouette houses. Great job xxx

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  12. Gorgeous Nikki, love the brilliant colours of your firework burst shining through on your background and wonderful idea to make it into a Christmas card, love it! Deb xo

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  13. this is wonderful Nikki - i adore your take on your theme - so colourful - brilliant fun! hugs rachel x

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  14. Hi Niki, I adore your background explosion of colour. The black really pops against the background. I also love the clear embossing. Wonderful interpretation of the theme. Tracy x

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  15. LOVE that colour explosion behind the silhouette houses! Jenny xxx

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  16. What a fabulous card! Nikki . You really have created a wonderful glowing explosion of colour in the night sky - inspiring! x

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  17. Wow Nikki, that stencil in the background and those gorgeous colours really do look like fireworks! Amazing, wonderful and very clever! Love this. Apologies for my lateness. Hugs, Anne xx

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