Daisy Delight

When I have a new line-art background stamp my first choice is usually to try emboss resist with brusho paint powders. This new background stamp from Darkroom Door is called ‘daisy delight’ and has plenty of loops and lines for trapping brusho.

I embossed the stamp in clear powder on hot pressed watercolour paper. With scrap paper spread under the panel I sprinkled brusho powder over the panel, both turquoise and sea green. I spritzed water over the brusho and sat back to watch the magic happen. As the brusho diluted I saw pockets of colour appear which were exactly what I wanted. You can see different shades of blue and green as well as a few pops of yellow. There were a few blank or pale sections so I sprinkled more brusho, spritzed more water and then waited again to see what happened. Once the paint was really soaking in I took a small brush and started filling some of the petals where the colour hadn’t reached all the edges. In a few places I took bold colour from a petal and used it to fill a petal somewhere else.

I dried the panel with a heat tool then trimmed it and did a test on a trimmed scrap to see if I would like black background in amongst the flowers. I went with it and coloured in the few areas that are not part of the flowers with a black Karin brushmarker. To finish the card I wrapped white/silver twine around it and popped up some embossed words from the new DD ‘you are everything’ set.

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5 Comments on “Daisy Delight”

  1. Pat says:

    Gorgeous daisies Heather and emphasised beautifully by the black background. The blue and yellow Brusho colours are so bright and pretty too, and love the twine wrapped around with the words on strips which stand out perfectly in white embossed on black. x

  2. Bonnie says:

    What beautiful colors, Heather! Combined with the outlines of the daisies, it makes such a pretty card! Your Brusho backgrounds are always so pretty! The bit of black between the flowers adds wonderful contrast!

  3. Loll says:

    LOVE those colours, Heather. Gorgeous stamp … now on my wish list! Thanks for enabling! 🙂 I love the black in the blank spaces, it mades the flowers pop! xx

  4. PaperKutzs says:

    This is beautiful

  5. […] is the second card I’ve created with the new Darkroom Door background stamp ‘daisy delight‘. Once again I ended up using the whole stamp because it is just so happy and bright. At some […]


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