Sunday, October 9, 2016

Another Ghosted Card and Design Team Call

Do you like to use Mixed Media on your cards?

Do you enjoy making CAS (Clean and Simple) cards?

We're having a Design Team Call at
It's open until October 15th.

If you're interested, just add DT beside your name 
when you add a card to the gallery.

This month we're using the Ghosted Technique on our cards.
I used Stamping, Ghosting, Brusho Background, Dry Embossing and a Die Cut

I sprinkled some green Brusho crystals on a piece of mixed media paper and spritzed with water.
I love the speckles of blue that show in the green!
I used a dark blue ink for the sentiment to accentuate those speckles.

When it was dry, I spritzed water on a stencil and laid it on top.
After a few seconds I removed the stencil and blotted with a paper towel.

I love how it leaves a subtle pattern in the background!

Here's some links for the ghosting technique.

Ghosting Technique by Loll Thompson (4:28).  See Mac's sample card using this fun technique.  Loll's sample card combines Stencil Monoprint and Ghosting.
Ghosting with Stencils and Rubbing Alcohol by Jane Davies (1:39)
Water Stamping (Ghosting) by Shery Russ (4:05)
Versamark Ghosting Technique by Seasons of Stamping (4:15)
Bleach without Bleach by France Martin (12:29).  See Bonnie's sample card using this easy technique.
Ghost Stamping with Gel Medium by Jill foster (6:34)

I want to wish my friends in Canada a 
Happy Thanksgiving.

Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Inspiration (Stampin' Studio now OOB)
Ink:  Midnight Muse 
Paper:  Solar White (Neena 110 lb.), Mixed Media (Strathmore), Whisper White 
Other:  Brusho Crystals, Delicate Fern Die (MB), Layering Mini Stencil set 4 (TH), Stately EF (retired Craft Concepts)


Mrs A. said...

This really is gorgeous. The shade of green is striking with the subtle ghosting over the top. Hugs Mrs A.

Loll said...

Great job with ghosting Bonnie. LOVE the vibrant colours of your brushos background paired with the beautiful white die-cut fern. And love the subtle pattern of the ghosted stenciling in the background. xx

AlisonC said...

What a beautiful background, this is one of my favourite colours.

Liz said...

A really striking card. Lovely design and I love the colours you've chosen. xx

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love your ghosted background with that yummy fern, Bonnie!!

Greta said...

Striking card--so pretty!

kiwimeskreations said...

What a beautiful card Bonnie- love the white die cut over the green background

Susan said...

Beautiful subtle ghosting on the green! Love the detail of the embossed rectangle.

Nstiz said...

I love that hint of a pattern in your background, Bonnie. I still have not tried that. The white die cut provides such a wonderful contrast. This is so striking!

Bobby said...

I love the contrast of the bright green and white, Bonnie. The ghosting adds another element to put your card over the top.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

That subtle stenciling is awesome! This card is awesome!

Barb Ghig said...

Your ghosting background on this card is gorgeous, Bonnie! Don't you just love Brushos? It's so striking with the white fern die cut, and your embossed border is the perfect touch! A really beautiful Christmas card!!!

Donna said...

The contrast of your white die against this yummy looking background = awesome :)