Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Have a Happy Day Card.

And here I am again.
I had a very fun day making distress ink backgrounds the other day.  The benefit of that is that I now have a ton of ready to go backgrounds for cards.
The background here is made by stamping Distress Ink (Dusty Concord) onto acetate, then spritzing the acetate with water and 'smooshing' it onto watercolor paper.  I did this a few times till I got the result I wanted.  Fun technique.
The stamps are both from SU-Beautiful You and Hey, Chick.  Embossing folder is from Anna Griffin-Ogee Damask.

See you soon,

Monday, February 13, 2017

Happy Birthday Card

Hello again.
I've been playing a ton with distress ink backgrounds and have more to share.
Today I'm back to my favorite card layout/design.  When I'm stuck for  a design or have to make a card  in  hurry, this layout never disappoints.
The image is a sticker from Penny Black.  The sentiment is from Gina K (Birthday Duo).  The embossing folder is Anna Griffin-Wildflower Gate.  Ribbon and 1/2 pearls are from my stash.

This on it's way to a very special aunt who is turning 80.

See you again soon,

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Wishing you Joy.

And so it's been a while.
Hope you're all doing well. 
Here's my card for today.

The background was smooshed and sprayed...very therapeutic!!  I used Distress Ink (Tumbled glass) stamped onto acetate then misted with water.  I then smooshed the acetate onto watercolor paper.  I repeated the stamping/spraying/smooshing until I was happy with the result.  I then spritzed Heidi Swapps mustard Color Shine for a bit of shimmer.

The flower is SU Remarkable You, stamped cut and colored with Bermuda Bay ink/water pen.
The sentiment is Jillybean Soup.

Hope to see you soon again.  :)
(smoosh is a fun word and technique!)