Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Bleach Technique

Happy Tuesday to everyone, I was watching Gina K TV the other day and saw this technique and decided to try it. First I stamped my images then I embossed them with black embossing powder then I took a SU paint pen brush put some bleach in it and then I carefully put the bleach on the butterflies. Maybe if I had used clorex instead of a cheap brand they might have come out whiter but hey I thought it was pretty neat. I used SU cardstock Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive some DSP, black grograin ribbon and a edger punch to add a little pazzaz and I was done. These will be going out to the soldiers next Monday.

I would love to ask if any of you have some cards or card fronts you want to get rid of I will gladly ship them off with my monthly shipments to 'Operation Write Home'. Mostly they can use Thinking of You, Missing You, Happy Birthday and Hello cards. I don't make the holiday cards very often because I hate working that far in advance of a holiday and trust me everyone else loves to make them so I just keep to the generic cards. If you have cards or card fronts you want to get rid of send me a email and I will give you my address. I totally prepare the cards for shipment by stamping the backs of the cards with the 'OWH' logo, writing paper lines inside the card and stuffing them in envelopes.
Have a great day and hey remember to 'Pay it forward'.
God Bless,


MiamiKel said...

Wowee Kath ~ super! I have tried this once but mine didn't look nice at all, rofl! Yours is darling - super cute card! x0x0

Sharon said...

I've got to try this! I even bought a bleach pen a while back and haven't used it. NOW with your inspiration I've got ONE more thing to try. I love your bucket list idea and so totally agree with you about getting things done before it's too late. On Dec 21st a co-worker died just after retiring on Dec 10th, bringing to the forefront the need to enjoy life now, not wait until I can retire! It's inspirational and educational blogs like yours that helps us all along!

Sandy said...

This is beautiful! I know you love butterflies and this gives such a pretty effect! Great card!

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

Your card is gorgeous, love the bleach technique and you really nailed it, so pretty.

Michelle said...

This is a beautiful card, Jeanine. I think the bleach technique you did looks really great.

I recently donated my extra cards and card fronts but I'll check to see if I have any extra ones that I can send to you.

Deedee Anderson said...

Oh how beautiful, Granny! Those butterflies are marvelous!!! You did great with this technique -- I never can seem to get it to come out right.