October 20, 2016
I made two cards today using the same technique. Using my acrylic block that has grid lines and my grid mat, I was able to create a pattern. I covered an entire card for one card and only created a few rows of images for the second card.
Card one: I added a banner to hold the sentiment on this card
Card two: I only made three rows on this card and left one apple off to match the sentiment.
Size: Horizontal side fold A2 cards
Extra Details: I started with two card bases made form water color paper. Using the grid mat and acrylic block with lines, I stamped the cookies and apples on each card base. I spaced each image about an inch apart.
I used the faces form Thanks a Bushel and Sweet Smiles to give all the images some cute faces. I added sentiments next. The apple card’s sentiment is right on the card base. The cookie card’s sentiment is on a banner with another cookie. I forgot to leave myself room for the sentiment and I had a smudge I wanted to cover up also. I felt that the sentiment and cookie banner did not stand out enough, so I added a kraft banner underneath.
Lastly, I added color to my cards with water color pencils. I smoothed the coloring out with a water brush, and added some white gel pen dots on the cheeks. Once the cards were dry, they were ready to mail.
Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Thanks a Bushel, Milk and Cookies, Sophie’s Sentiments, and Sweet Smiles
Ink: Versa Fine
Hope you enjoyed the card