April 21, 2017
This card was featured on Lawn Fawn’s Blog today, as part of their Fawny Flickr Fridays.
April 18, 2017
Another day of Spring Break equals more time to make cards for me. Here is the card I made today. I had a lot of fun with embossing and water color.
Close Up of the dimension
Size: Vertical side fold A2 card
Extra Details: I started this card with a panel of water color paper cut to 4.25” by 5.5.” I stamped the sentiment and images in Versa Mark ink. I used clear embossing powder. I meant to use white embossing powder but grabbed the wrong container, so I just went with it. I started with the envelope images, added the pens in some of the smaller spaces. Lastly, I added the ink splatters in remaining open spaces.
I used Crayola Fine Line Markers to add the color to these images. Right now I only have 12 markers, so I have to make do with the colors I have. The background is a mix of two blues. I started with the lighter shade, but the sentiment did not stand out enough, so I added the darker shade. I used a raspberry color for the hearts, stamps, and pen barrels. I used yellow for the pen nibs. I used a peachy color for the envelopes. Grey would have been my first choice but I don’t have a grey marker, so I went with the lightest shade I do have.
Once the panel was dry, I adhered it to some dark blue fun foam. Using some stitched rectangle dies, I die cut four rectangles from my panel. Then, I began adhering everything to my card base. I started with the largest rectangle. It has one layer of fun foam behind it. The next rectangle has two layers of fun foam behind it. The third rectangle is adhered flat to the card base. The inner most rectangle had one layer of fun foam behind it.
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Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Love Letters, and Happy Happy Happy
Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Large Cross Stitched Rectangle Stackables and Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables
Ink: Versa Mark
Hope you enjoyed the card