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Thursday, October 29, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Shirley Uses Mop Up Panels for Color

 


Hello peeps! I tend to have a lot of mop up panels in my stash. I use Distress Inks as watercolour paints on an acrylic block, and when I've finished I spritz and mop up the colours onto a piece of card, so I'm left with lots of multi-coloured inky panels. I decided to put some to good use, and save me some colouring time!


I found a panel with some yellows and greens in it, because I was doing a floral card. I positioned my stamps to take advantage of the different shades and colours.


I did a little doctoring to the stamped images by trimming off the right-hand leaf and adding it on the left. Then I cut around the rim of the vase so that the stalks appeared to standing in the vase rather than behind it. I added a couple of strips of card waste across the centre, and stamped the sentiment from 


I did the same thing with another panel that had slightly more green in it.


It's a nice way of getting colour onto cards - and of using up that mop up stash!



  

11 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! I love your color combo and the calla lilies. That was a great use of your mop up panel!

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  2. Gorgeous watercolor inspiration! Love how these came out!

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  3. Truly like what you did with the colored panels of papers. The combo creates such beautiful results. tfs-stay well.

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  4. Pretty cards. I like your idea of using mop up panels.

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  5. Beautiful cards using the mop up panels. That is a beautiful card design.

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  6. Oh wow, that is such a good idea. I hate to just wipe away any ink, so I am going to use your suggestion. The look is just wonderful. I am going to also die cut my extra ink mop ups. THANK YOU.

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  7. Need to remember this color combo, beautiful!

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  8. Haven't thought of using another panel to pickup leftover color. This is a neat way to have some premade papers for the next project.

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