Thursday, October 16, 2014

Bokeh Technique

As it is week 2 of  my current
I had a look on the web to see if I could
find some inspiration for you
and came across The Bokeh technique.
I found a really good tutorial on
So without further ado here is my take on the technique.

I hade recently bought some
Faber Castell Gelatos which was fortunate.
I used Metallic Melon  for the Butterfly
and SU ink pad Coral Calypso for the background .
Stamp is by Inkylicious 'Flutters2'
Sentiment by Hero Arts.
Die cut is by Sizzix 'Super Scallop Crescent'
I used 300gsm water colour card for the tag.
I raised the butterfly up on 3d pads
and even managed to cut round the Antenna
ribbon from my stash.
Entering into the following challenges:
The Shabby Tearoom#237 Show your shape.
Through the Craft Room Door # Anything goes.
Little Miss Muffet #96 Anything goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop # 146. Use up your snippets. (ribbon , watercard).
Dream Valley #92 Anything but a card.
613 Avenue  Create #93 Anything goes/optional CAS. 


Createology said...

Butterflies are the Bearers of 10,000 Happinesses. I hope they also bring you a speedy recovery.

Jacee said...

Very pretty, I love the colour.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Margreet said...

lovely colored butterfly and great shaped card.
xxx Margreet

Di said...

Really lovely Mrs A - I do so love the soft peach you used! So funny too - whilst I know my Gelatos aren't metallic I thought I'd check out the colours - and they're NEON!! Too late now but could have been handy for the MM challenge last week :)


Di xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Really gorgeous butterfly and such a pretty colour. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Through the Craft Room Door.
Cathy DT Member

Brenda in IN said...

This is so pretty. I love the color you used and your dots came out great. I hope all that pulling and prodding has helped and your back is better. A cold just goes away after making you miserable for a week or so!

Sue said...

This is beautiful Mrs A ..lots of huggles Sue xx

Irene said...

Hello Mrs A

Sorry to read about your back, I hope things have improved.

Wonderful card with beautiful warm colours. The background looks brilliant with your stunning butterfly,.


Carol said...

This is gorgeous Mrs A, love the technique and the pretty colours. Just ordered some Gelatos today so must file the technique safely! Carol x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

I do not need Gelatos, I do not need Gelatos...

I really like the colours on this gorgeous project x

Sandra H said...

Beautiful! stunning colour and butterfly Mrs A and thank you for the link it's so inspiring you nailed it to a T......loved the mounted Butterfly too xx

Greta said...

How gorgeous! I need to use my Gelatos! PS: Beware--PTI is addictive--LOL!

Bonnie said...

I bought some gelatos a year ago to do butterflies. So far the package hasn't been opened. So many toys, so little time! Your butterfly is gorgeous and I love the bokeh technique and something else I haven't got round to trying. You inspire. Hope your back is feeling better.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Great work Mrs a.. it is fun method.. are three great videos on the method as it is on my list of things to try... :D love Shaz in Oz.x

Bokeh made easy you tube:

Bokeh Background Technique by Understand Blue.

Watercolor Series Part 2 - Twinkiling H20's and Bokeh Cards with Distress Ink
JustRite Papercraft

Was watching craft videos when not well :D