I am trying to get caught up from my trip, and finally had a bit of time over the past few days to make a few cards.
First up are two cards I made using the technique at Make it Monday #161: Watercolor Splats using the colors from Colour Me #17. After applying my inks using my mini ink daubers, I painted water spots all over the paper. I was too impatient to wait for it to dry, so used my heat gun to speed up the process. I cut the Memory Box Prim Poppy out of the panel, and then filled the space in with a white die cut that I had completely coated with Wink of Stella. My sentiment is from Verve, and I put a tiny rhinestone inside the flower that is the 'o' in Mother.
OK, can you see where this is going....What to do with the poppie die cut from my water splatted base? Yes, you are right--I just made another card that is the opposite of the first card. I added a bunch more tiny little water splats just on the flowers. My sentiment is stamped with Brilliance Lightning Black--one of my favorite specialty black inks--I just love how muted and shimmery it is. I am linking this card up at this week's Simon Says Wednesday Keep it Clean and Simple.
I'll be linking both cards up at Make it Monday and Colour Me.
The challenge this week at Lawnscaping #80 is Mini. How fun is that? I love mini things. I've got two mini projects to link up today. First up is this little mini birthday card, that I am also linking up at this week's Seize the Birthday Anything Goes.
I made a little envelope using my Envelope Punch Board and paper from MME Happy Day. I used the same papers to paper piece a mini birthday card using the Hippo Birdie. I'm so in love with this little mini card and envelope, I don't know if I will ever be able to use it.
I have another mini project for Lawnscaping #80--a mini paper cube. Hard to tell in this close up photo, but this cube is 2" by 2" by 2", and I bought it at Impress.
I stamped three sides with flowers from Penelope's Garden.
Last up is a card I started making last week for Make it Monday, but did not finish it in time to enter. I used the stamping and embossing on die cuts technique show in the video here. I am entering this card at Simon Says Wednesday Keep it Clean and Simple and Simply Create Too Challenge #60: Stack em Up. I stamped and embossed the flowers from In Bloom before die cutting them. It did make it much easier to emboss. I used my new Background Basics Art Deco in Soft Stone and Spring Moss for the background. That stamp is really easy to line up.
Well, that's it for me today.
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