Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Playing with COLOR SPLASH

Good Morning & welcome to a very colorful post from me :-)!
Please note the launch offer too - 15% on the entire range & 25% if you buy all 12 colors!



Here is a true look at all the colors, loved the vibrant shades on the white card stock tags.






(TIP - after spraying roll a kitchen towel to even out the colors or place a tissue & roll a brayer)




We were flooded with queries about COLOR SPLASH sprays so lets start with the basics of Color Splash sprays. 
  • These work best on paper, card stock, water color paper, handmade paper, fabric, burlap & other porous surfaces. 
  • This does not restrict their use only on porous surfaces! I have got awesome result on vellum too (pic follows in the post)
  • For vibrant colors use directly 
  • For a lighter & blended background mist with water
  • Ideal for mixed media techniques, DIY & other crafting projects
  • Create single color backgrounds or multicolor. You can also create unique shades by building of layers of different colors
  • Color images with them
  • Create backgrounds & diecut to use as embellishments for layouts/cards

Let me now show you some ways I experimented with the sprays! 
In this tag I used three colors as mentioned - 


(TIP - for a more even look spray the tag with water first, the colors mix better but will also be less vibrant. Play around a bit, get messy! If its too intense, spray with water over them to tone down the colors)

Next up is a clean & simple background using stencilsSpray the inks over a stencil.

 


Another great use of sprays is with heat embossed images, love how the images resists the spray & pops up amidst the vibrant colors! Also added some texture in the background using distress ink with a stencil.


Spraying over a printed burlap sheet transformed the look of this!




Loved the vibrancy of colors  over the vellum piece in the next tag! 



Next I tried using the spray over texture paste



In this tag I mixed tangerine color splash with modelling paste & stencilled over the background - 



When used over canvas, spray 2-3 times for a vibrant color. You can use your heat tool to speed up the drying!



I could not stop playing around with these sprays & used them even on a coloring tag from the store - 


The whitewash alterables too soaked the color well ! Now is that not a super quick way to create unique gifts?





This was just a basic introduction to COLOR SPLASH SPRAYS! Join me again in my next post where I will share some finished projects too!

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Thank you for visiting today & here is the list of products used in this post - 

17 comments:

  1. WOW !!! U r tempting me to gt all d colors...and such vesatile ideas to use thm..lovely post

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  2. Super gorgeous post, Tanvi! Love the one with embossing paste and box!

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  3. Wow... Waiting for my sets... Once received surely wanna try my hands on it.. my first very own splashes for mix media... :-)

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  4. Wht a vibrant post using vibrant ColorSplash sprays!!! Loved every bit of it Tanvi!!!

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  5. Wht a vibrant post using vibrant ColorSplash sprays!!! Loved every bit of it Tanvi!!!

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  6. eye catchy spray bottles tempts to buy tanvi, beautiful works with that

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  7. Very pretty. Loved the different ways to use colour splash

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  8. Vibrant colours, Brilliant ideas, loved the post Tanvi!

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