Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Air Smash Tutorial

Last week one of our designers, Judy Rozema, shared a wonderful technique she calls "Air Smash."  It's a take on the fun Spray and Smash Technique.  Just look at the stunning results!

For the images, she used Sheena's Paint Fusion 
Poppies and the ink is 
Tim Holtz Distress Reinkers in Barn Door, Dried Marigold, Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey.   For this technique, you need to use High Gloss Cardstock.

Dot ink from the refills on the High Gloss Cardstock and then gave it a quick blast with some canned air
(available at office supply stores or try blowing through a straw to smear the ink).  Add a few more colors and then smooched two pieces of High Gloss cardstock together.
Here is the picture of Step 4 side-by-side.  One side was for the flowers and the other can be used for another project.

Once the inks are dry, stamp the images with Tuxedo Black Memento Luxe ink and emboss with Clear Embossing Powder.   Finally, cut out the flowers and set them aside until you are ready to add them to the card.

Stamp the flower stems and leaves and add desired embellishments and some pretty pattern paper.  Add some foam adhesive to the back of the flowers and pop them up on the card.

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Anonymous said...

Love this technique. Such a fun way to make backgrounds or flowers. Thanks for sharing.

Pati said...

Creative! Looks fun, I'll have to try this! Thanks for sharing this! Beautiful card.

Annette Allen said...

wow those colors are gorgeous.. love those flowers.

julie_woolston said...

Wow absolutely stunning, what gorgeous colours.
Hugs Julie xxx

Verna Angerhofer said...

Judy, this is gorgeous. Wonderful technique for coloring!