Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Control Freaks Blog Tour: Occasions Catalog Sneak Peeks

Whether you are coming from the creative and talented LeeAnn Greff's blog or just joining us -- welcome to the December 2017 Control Freaks Blog Tour! I am so excited that we are sharing some sneak peeks from the upcoming Occasions Catalog. Demonstrators were able to pre-order in December, but the catalog doesn't officially launch until January 3rd, so start making out your wish list!

At the top of my wish list from the Occasions Catalog was the new Brusho Crystal Colour. These watercolor ink crystals mix with water to make gorgeous watercolor washes and designs. I used Brusho on both of the projects I created for you today. Be sure to come back tomorrow to see my video tutorial with some tips and tricks for using Brusho and some more project ideas!
The Stampin' Up! Brusho assortment includes five colors: Brilliant Red, Gamboge (orange), Moss Green, Prussian Blue, and Yellow. They come in small canisters that remind me of film canisters. The easiest way to use it is to poke holes in the lid and shake the crystals out.
I used the Beautiful Day stamp set for both of my cards. I was so happy to get this stamp set during an On Stage Prize Patrol. It it perfect for Brusho! 
Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek Beautiful Day + Brusho Watercolor Crystal Color ~ www.juliedavison.com
For the first card, I heat embossed the butterfly with Clear Embossing Powder. Then, I sprinkled Brusho all over the card and used the Stampin' Spritzer to completely wet the paper until the colors ran together. After it dries, you can blot the excess ink off the embossed image.
Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek Beautiful Day + Brusho Watercolor Crystal Color ~ www.juliedavison.com
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For the second card, I heat embossed the flower image with Silver Embossing Powder. I sprinkled the Brusho crystals over the image and then use the AquaPainter to blend and watercolor the image. I cut the flower out and attached it to the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.

I hope you enjoyed my projects! You're going to have so much fun with Brusho! Be sure to visit again for more Occasions Catalog sneak peeks and my Brusho video tutorial! For now, it's time to continue on with the blog hop. Next up is the incredible Debbie Henderson! You'll love what she has created for you!

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Stampin' Up! Supply List: Beautiful Day stamp set, Versamark ink pad, Basic Black ink pad, Real Red cardstock, Thick Whisper White cardstock, Tangerine Tango cardsock, Crushed Curry cardstock, Silver Foil cardstock, Sweet Soiree Designer Paper, Silver Embossing Powder, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Brusho Crystal Color, Stampin' Spritzer, AquaPainter, Stampin' Dimensionals

Beautiful Day Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Beautiful Day Clear-Mount Stamp Set
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Brusho Crystal Colour
Brusho Crystal Colour
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Aqua Painters
Aqua Painters
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Stampin' Spritzer
Stampin' Spritzer
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Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder
Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder
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Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder
Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder
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Heat Tool
Heat Tool
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Sweet Soirée Specialty Designer Series Paper
Sweet Soirée Specialty Designer Series Paper
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3 comments:

Debbie Henderson said...

I love our new Brusho and you showed it off quite nicely!

Cindy said...

Gorgeous! And it looks like it isn't too difficult, either. I think my wish list just got longer. ;)

Dawn Olchefske (dostamping) said...

Nice job Julie! I need to play with the Brusho - hopefully soon!