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Reason To Say Thank You

Hello Friends

Greetings from Scotland :) It's lovely being home the weather is so mild compared to New York I love it!!   I visited a craft shop not far from my Mum's house called Craft World! I was like a kid in a sweetie shop.  I saw lots of new things I wanted to buy. I managed to resist though and only bought a few things. I have wanted to try Brusho paints for so long now and I saw them in the shop so I grabbed a few to try. 

If you are not aware of Brusho they are powdered paints that are highly pigmented. I sprinkled some on to wet paper and just dried and sprayed until I was happy with the out come. It is almost like marble when it is dry and you never get the same pattern twice. It really is a great medium to work with. They are very easy to work with I really love the look you get with them. You can find out more about them here.

I heat embossed the flower from the Bloom & Simplify stamp kit with white embossing powder. Once it was dry I defined the colour a little more with the paint of the petals then used my white paint pen to highlight. The sentiment is from the Another Reason To Say Thank You stamp kit.   The paint colour of the Brusho I used on my card is called Sea Green.

I love the way my card turned out I hope you like it too :)  I really like the look of Brusho paints they leave such a unique background on your paper.  

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today.

Mandi xox


  1. Wow. Stunning. Love those brusho already tks for sharing.

  2. This is beautiful. Love the background. The flowers almost seem like lilies in a pond.

  3. Beautiful!!! Love the color ♥

  4. This is beautiful! I definitely need to check out those paints because I love the effect you got with your pretty card!

  5. Oh Wow, do I every love this!!!! Gorgeous!!!
    Shanna :)

  6. Lovely card. I have just got some brushos but haven't had time to play yet. Hugz

  7. This is gorgeous Mandi, your brusho background is beautiful. Carol x

  8. Mand i I love your card. I have been trying to research Brushos and Bister and couldn't find where to buy it. Thanks for the link. Scotland sounds just perfect. My Mom and Gram were from Glasgow. I have wanted to go there but haven't and wish I could. Are you coming back to the US.

  9. What a wonderfully cheery and colorful thank you card.

  10. your card very nice my friend!

  11. Wow, this is one of my favorites of yours Mandi. Just beauty all over. Enjoy Scotland my crafty friend. :)

  12. So pretty! I love the effect the brusho gives!

  13. This is really gorgeous! That green just pops against the white.

  14. OH so pretty I love just the one color, but all the different shapes gives it such a lively look
    I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  15. I am not familiar with the product you mentioned so I am glad for the description. What a gorgeous card. LOVE the aqua color!!!
    Saw you on FWF!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  16. I spotted your card at Unity FWF and came over for a closer look.
    I loVe your beautiful card. What a fun new toy for your to create with. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}


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