Thursday, March 29, 2012

Day 9-Perfect Pearls Splatter

Today over on the Tim Holtz online class we played with Perfect Pearls, I have to admit I was a little under whelmed when I saw this day on the calendar, I have already gone through my perfect pearl period and did not think I would walk away with much, oh me of little faith, lol.  I love the spatter technique he did and that is the first thing I went for after viewing.  Now, here is a little story about me, when I was a wee one, we lived in house that had a shale and I think it was gypsum or some shiny stone like drive way, my mother would sit me on a pillow because I would sit for hours and play and stare at the shiny in the drive way, my favorite stories were stories that had shooting stars, twinkly stars in them, that has followed me throughout my life, I love sparkle.  As this tag started getting its layers, it more and more looked like one of the pictures sent back from the satelites of the star nurseries, I have taped some of the shows so I can go back and just stare at these images, they fascinate me and that is what I saw in this tag, so this is what I am sharing today.  I used the stains on my craft sheet "Spun Sugar" and "Wild Honey", the flecked in perfect pearls of gold, bronze and copper.  I pressed my first splatter and then added some "Old Paper" distress ink and misted it for another pass over, then dried with the heat tool and misted with water again and did one more, it is truly the layers that are the basis of this technique, it gives a warm depth.  I then used "Vintage Photo" around the edges, not sure what I am going to do with this background, I will let you know.  Happy  thoughts for a great Thursday, I think we get to go through this day in Norther Cal sans water, yippeee, Hugs

4 comments:

Carole Beath said...

this surely shows our heavens.... the vast space with twinklings of stars and universes, the splatter of space itself. It is a beautiful technique, girl...and you rocked it.
Carole

Winnie said...

Love your tag! You got such a background with the Perfect Pearls. It is so pretty. Wow. I am thinking you could definately use that for a card background.

Christy said...

Simply stunning Sandi! Can't wait to see how you use it!

kathy/North Carolina said...

Ooooooh...pretty! I can see the glimmer of the pearls here. Nice!