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I have been playing with Brushos water color crystals and embossing to make some fun backgrounds. I love how this one came out:

For the base, I took a mat and sprinkled on three colors of Brushos.  I then sprayed them with water and smashed my paper into the crystals.  I then let it dry and embossed the Raindrop Background with white embossing powder and Versamark. For the top panel, I used the same color mixture, but I smashed my paper into the mixture several times until it all blended and covered the paper.  I embossed the Dancing in the Rain greeting and the Umbrella images on the same panel.  Next I fussy cut the umbrella, added Stickles to make it look like it was shimmering in the rain, and then I popped it up on the corner. 

A fun card to make!


  1. Love this background you made. I really need to try that technique. Great idea for the umbrella and of course that sentiment is so true. I am not doing a full veggie garden this, just a couple of things in containers on the deck. I'll buy from the local farmers markets. Have a good day.

  2. This is really stunning Nancy!! Love your results of the Brushos!! (Not tried that yet!) The glitter really makes this a wonderful addition to your background design!! :) Thanks for sharing!! HUGS

  3. Gorgeous! A beautiful background and a very pretty way to showcase that sentiment. Love it!

  4. What a fun background! Love how the sentiment is the focal point. Sorry I've missed so many things, but am trying to catch up. Congrats on your daughter's wedding.

  5. This is gorgeous,fab sentiment and

  6. The background is sensational! Fabulous card!

  7. A gorgeous card, you have created a beautiful back ground and your sentiment is lovely.

  8. Another fabulous artsy background is working this card to it's full potential! Love the sentiment too!

  9. one of my favorite sayings, I love this!


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