When I sat down to make a card for this week’s challenge for The Pals Paper Arts, I immediately reached for Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper. I wanted to experiment a bit, and I’m really excited about how my project turned out. Here’s my card:
- Soft and Blended. I stamped three of the images from Bloom With Hope with Jet Black Stazon. With a Blender Pen, I picked up ink from Strawberry Slush and Pear Pizzazz to color in the images. I didn’t want my flowers to be bright, bright pink, so I started at the center of each flower and roughly colored each one in, each brush moving from the inside of the flower to the outside. To keep it soft, I was “very artistic” about my painting – not covering everything and not worrying about going out of the lines.
- Clean and Classy. With all the “stuff” going on in the background, I wanted the sentiment to rest on a super-clean and classy layer. I stamped the sentiment from World of Dreams on Very Vanilla card stock and then cropped it with a 2-1/2″ Circle punch. Plenty of “white space” to let the sentiment rest easily on your eyes.
- Partial Band. If you look closely at the band across the center of this card, you’ll notice it doesn’t extend all the way across to the edges of the card. That was by mistake. I wanted the bands to extend to the edges but accidentally cut one end short. A couple of snips on either side, and I was done. It was a happy mistake because I like it better this way.
Stamp Sets: Bloom with Hope, World of Dreams Inks: Jet Black Stazon, Strawberry Slush, Pear Pizzazz Papers: Basic Black, Pear Pizzazz, Very Vanilla, Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper Accessories: Blender Pen, 2-1/2″ Circle punch, Circles Collection Framelits, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you will head over to The Pals Paper Arts to check out the other projects there.
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