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Welcome to Monday. We are glad to be back with you today. Hope you had a lovely, relaxing, or fun filled weekend.
I got a little "inky" playing around with distress ink and embossing powder. I had a stamp set that I picked up about two months ago and decided to "crack open" that package to see what I could do.
I love butterflies and I had flying on my mind when I was looking through my supplies.
A school friend of mine has to make a trip home from Hawaii because his sister died on Friday. My daughter will be flying home from Florida for Christmas...you never know, I may be flying somewhere when it gets really, really cold and I need some warmth...stay with me to see if it will happen.
Let me tell you of some of the steps I used for the first "fly" card:
- on watercolor paper...I blended some wild honey, dried marigold and broken china distress inks together.
- After some drying time, I stamped butterflies from the Vintologie (Hampton Art) "stamp & stencil" butterflies stamps and the word "fly" using VersaMark watermark stamp pad and the Misti stamping tool
- I used clear embossing powder and the heat tool to emboss the butterflies and sentiment
- I covered the entire card with tea dye distress ink ...this brought out the butterflies in all their beauty.
- I used a regular black piece of Recollection cardstock and the Misti Stamping Tool to stamp a large butterfly from Inkadinkado "mindscapes" clear stamps, two of the smaller butterflies and the word "fly" from the Hampton Art Vintologie stamp set using VersaMark watermark stamp pad
- Ranger "silver embossing powder" and the heat tool was used to bring the images to life
- Nuvo crystal drops in gloss white was used to add white drops onto the focal area
I'm still getting inky...Tune in later this week to see what I'm doing.
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