Making Color Burst Cards

I had the privilege of meeting Ken Oliver at the Mixed Media Convention in July of 2017. I got a one on one demo and lesson on how to use Color Burst and have been addicted ever sense! I made these two cards using the new Color Burst for Brutus Monroe !
For this card I used a background stamp and applied the color burst on top of it after I embossed it.I stamped the bow pieces and sentiment. I adhered it all the a glitter card base and topped it off with a few bottle cap sequins.

 The next card I used a stencil to lay the Color Burst on making sure I stuck with colors that would not create a muddy look. I stamped the cute fist and used my Scan and Cut to cut them out. I stamped the sentiment on a circle I had die cut out. I adhered a few acrylic bubbles to finish it off.

This last background I created with this particular image in mind. I used a piece of watercolor paper to lay the Color Burst out on. I wanted the background to resemble a jungle so I used Cabbage and Zest. I sprinkled the color and misted it. At first it was to bright (yes, believe it or not it was brighter than this!), so I immediately dabbed it with a paper towel which picked up the excess color. I slowly sprayed droplets over it and was happy with it. 
Here is a video showcasing different techniques and basic color theory to keep in mind when using Color Burst: 
If you are interested in any of the products I used you can find them all here: Brutus Monroe Shop

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Let It Snow!

I know it is not even Halloween yet, but I am trying to get a head start on my Christmas cards. I just can’t resist the snowy fun things out right now — probably because I don’t live in the snow! 

 I used a fun build your own snowman as the base for this card! I added some stickles to look like a pile of snow and some bottle cap sequins. One of my favorite things to do is not only emboss the sentiment, but also the edges. To create the background I applied white pigment ink on a snowflake stencil and embossed it with icicle embossing powder. 

For all the supplies to make this card please visit Brutus Monroe .
Until next time ~ Happy Crafting! 

Thanksgiving Name Plates for Table with Deco Foil and Brutus Monroe!

I am super excited because today starts a HUGE kickoff on the Brutus Monroe Blog with Deco Foil! I am over there featuring how to make name plates for your holiday table (or any table). Here is the video tutorial on how I did it:
Make sure you head on over to the blog for tons of inspiration!
Until next time ~ Happy Crafting!