Thursday, August 15, 2019

Artsy Paper Towel for CAS Mix Up

Hi there.

There's still time to join in at CAS Mix Up

Loll is hosting the challenge this month and she chose...

I'm still playing with my dear granddaughter's paper towels that
she used to mop up the Brusho and Lindy's Magical pieces.

Here's a picture of a similar paper towel as the one I used for this card.
See the flower in the middle?

It looked like a flower already on the paper towel, so I separated
the two ply and used liquid glut to adhere one to a piece of cardstock.
I used the same technique to do this as we used for tissue paper.
I actually die cut this piece which flattened most of the beautiful texture.
Next time I'll use the scissors!

I added a frame and sentiment and strung a few
gold beads to adorn my flower.

What kind of fun are you having with paper towel art this month?

Our Design Team and Guest Designer Betty have had lots of fun.
Check out their samples and hope to see yours at CAS Mix Up.

Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Friendship Messages (SSS)
Ink:   Pacific Point (SU)
Paper:   Watercolor (Strathmore), Pacific Point (SU), Paper Towel separated and glued on Neenah
Other:  Stitched Rectangle Dies (SSS), 


Christine Alexander said...

gorgeous abstract art with your paper towel :) you have created such a cool card with this Bonnie.

Barb Ghig said...

I love the organic feel on your background, Bonnie! Great luck to have a bloom in the pattern, and I LOVE how you added the gold beads to your design! Such a fabulous card!

Pat said...

A great artsy look Bonnie and I love the beads you have strung on to gold wire I think? Such a fabulous look and framed beautifully.

Bunny said...

It does look like a flower. Love this technique. A great card. [Bunny]`

Marcia Hill said...

So I'm not the only one to put my paper towel piece through the big shot and iron out all the texture!! Thanks Bonnie...I feel so much better!! Hahahaha!! But seriously, your card turned out beautiful and I love the added gold cord and beads....soooo pretty!! :0)

Bo┼╝enA said...

And he saw the tree :-) Wonderful, beautifully interpenetrating colors create amazing patterns on the tree itself. A unique, very artsy card, Bonnie. Another of your outstanding works.

Trina P. said...

How lucky are you to have a granddaughter who provided you with a flower image on the paper towel. Good eye and creative use of the paper towel. xx

Susan Joyce said...

Lovely artsy design Bonnie your Grand daughter did a good job with the mop up providing you with the abstract flower.

Vicky Hayes said...

Wow Bonnie! I'm in awe!

I Card Everyone said...

I'm loving this child more with each mention of her, Bonnie... she cleans up, too??!!
While I do see your 'flower' I also imagined an umbrella! Very pretty card, my friend!

Brenda in IN said...

The gold beads add a touch of elegance to this pretty card. I love that you got a flower from the paper towel.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

How lovely, I really must have a go at this. Love the addition of the gold, they seem to make it luxurious.
Faith x

Loll said...

Beautiful and artsy paper towel flower Bonnie!! LOVE the deep colours from the saturation. The gold adornments really make it something special. I bet Emmie is happy you used some of her mop-up towels on your cards. :) xx

Jo said...

I must admit that this card intrigued me. I spotted all of the gorgeous detail in this unique piece and looked forward to read the "how to"... The blue sentiment and frame bring this bloom forward and the beads, well what can I say PERFECT!!! I adore this card Bonnie xx

Mac Mable said...

So artsy, unique and striking Bonnie x Great to use Emmie's mop up towel too it x.

Papercraft Boutique said...

I need Emmy to visit me and make a piece of mop-up towel for me! :-)
This is such a beautiful and artsy flower card, Bonnie! You used a great section of the paper towel piece. I love the colors and the shape of the flower.
The gold cord and beads are the perfect embellishment!
Hideko xx

kiwimeskreations said...

What a fabulous flower Bonnie - and I love that gold thread - it makes the whole card look 'oriental'