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Lawn Fawn Galaxy Backgrounds

Hi everyone!  It's Christine here with a couple fun galaxy watercolor background cards to share today.  I just had to use this adorable Upon a Star Stamp Set from Lawn Fawn.  I stamped the images onto some watercolor cardstock and then colored the images with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and my Detailer Water Brush.  Next, I cut the colored images out using the coordinating Upon a Star Lawn Cuts.  Here's some pictures:

And here's the second one:

To create the background, I water colored using Salty OceanPeacock Feathers, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire, and Black Soot distress inks.  I also spashed some white acrylic paint and some gold and silver paint from Gansai Tambi Starry Colors paint palette.  For the grass, I sponged on Mowed Lawn and Pine Needles distress inks and spritzed some water.  I then put some  Black Soot ink on to create a shadow using a sponge dauber.  I used Lawn Fawn dies to cut out my rectangle and my grass.  I colored my fox and my bunny using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers.  For the fox, I used Deep Red and Brown.  For the Bunny, I used Gray, Light Gray, and Almond Pink.  I then used the coordinating dies to cut them out.  I stamped some of the constellations on the background and embossed them with white embossing powder.  I also white embossed the sentiment (also from the stamp set).  Finally, I added some sequins.  What do you think?

Well, that's it from me today.  Thanks so much as always for stopping by!

Hugs, Christine


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