Friday, August 9, 2013

Smudgefest Day Five - Flowing Friday





Today's Smudgefest Challenge was a messy one. To create my background, I took a piece of water color paper and scribbled on it with watercolor crayons. I then took it outside and spritzed it with water, tipping the paper from side to side to get some runs and smearing going on. Once it was dry, I cut it into a bookmark shape and rubber stamped on it. I used rubber stamps from the Smeared Ink Quoth the Raven set. Once the ink was dry I watered down some red acrylic paint and dripped and dribbled it onto my piece. The raven is cut with my Cricut. The cut file is free from SVG Cuts. I distressed the bookmark with ink around the edges and the Tim Holtz distress tool. The bookmark is embellished with a brad, scrap of fabric (tulle), a key sticker and yarn.

I am entering this bookmark in the following challenges:

Smudgetastic -  flowing Friday
Quoth the Raven - Bingo (fabric+raven+brad)
Paper Crafting Journey - distressed/vintage
C.R.A.F.T - #219 bookmark
Cute Card Thursday - #281 diecut or punch

♥ Wendy

11 comments:

  1. Cool background, Wendy! I have yet to use my watercolor crayons. Love the drips and added elements. xxD

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  2. spooky creepy wonderful beautiful colorful mysterious...i love it. the watercolor crayons are fantastic!!!!

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  3. Gorgeous bookmark. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T challenge. Hope to see you again for the next challenge.

    Evie DT.member

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  4. Great background and I love the dripping blood from the heart......FAB! Thanks for sharing with us at Quoth the Raven :)

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  5. Great bookmark! That background is very cool.:)

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  6. Super bookmark. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week. Jeanette

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  7. Fabulous - I love the stark black crow against your gorgeous background. Excellent :-D
    Thank you for playing along with us at QUOTH THE RAVEN.:-D

    IKE xxx

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  8. Oh! This is fabulous!!! I adore your bookmark! Your background is absolutely gorgeous and I love how the black raven stands out! I could gush about your bookmark all day!

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  9. Love this! It's great how you have made your background, it really helps the raven stand out. Thank you for sharing with us at Quoth the Raven

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  10. Wonderful background technique Wendy..... you must love Ravens nearly as much as me!
    ... thank you so much for joining us at Quoth the raven.... i hope you'll come and check out the new challenge on Thursday.
    BDx ( yep the bottom bit is copy/paste :) xxx

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