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Sunday, April 23, 2017

First Beautiful You Card


So I'm not sure life has settled down that much, but fortunately I've at least had a little time to stamp recently. This is my first Beautiful You card, and it was a lot of fun to make.

Tips:
  • Ordinarily I don't really like to watercolor, but I saw a tip from Kay Kalthoff to use random strokes versus "coloring in" the image.  I really like how it turned out! I used a blender pen and ink from the lids of my ink pads to add the color.
  • The umbrella is paper pieced. I stamped the umbrella image on DSP, cut it out and layered it on top of my main image.
  • The greeting is attached with dimensionals.
Stamps:
Beautiful You

Paper Dimensions:
Mint Macaron
  5-1/2x8-1/2 Card Base
Island Indigo
  2-5/8x3-5/8 Layer
  Scrap for Scalloped Oval
Whisper White
  2-1/2x3-1/2 Main Image
  Scrap for Oval
Blooms & Bliss
  (3) 6x1/2 Strips
  Scrap for Umbrella

Ink:
Island Indigo Ink Pad
Mint Macaron Ink Pad
Black Archival Ink

Accessories:
Blender Pens
Layering Ovals
Dimensionals
Multi Matte Medium
Metallic Sequins

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Thanks for stopping by,
Beth

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