Hello, friends. Today it’s my pleasure to host the first eTeam Picks challenge at Eclectic Paperie! I’ve chosen ALTERED BOXES as the theme, and I altered a plain white tissue box cover.
As you can see, I went heavy with my Dylusions Ink Sprays and used loads of stamps and stencils. I used three of my favorite Dyan Reaveley stamp sets – Around the Edge, Bordering on the Edge, and Background Love.
If you’ve been by before, you know I’m a huge fan of Dyan’s Ink Sprays. I like to “Commit to the mist!” (as Dyan says) and let whatever will be, be. Sometimes, though, I want to control the color application, like when inking my leaves below. I used a Water Brush to make those leaves pop.
You can use one Water Brush for all the colors (spritzing ink on your craft mat and picking it up with the brush, then cleaning before switching colors) or you can go hard core and make a designated brush for each of your favorite colors. I love having the separate brushes – it’s a huge time saver if you use these a lot (and if you don’t… give them a go… they’re addicting.)
Please pop on over to the Eclectic Paperie blog for all the contest details. It runs two weeks and there will be a prize, as well.
Thanks, always, for visiting! Hope to see you enter the challenge.