Sunday, July 14, 2013

Sunflowers and Sunshine.../SOS#109 & TMS#206

Happy Sunday morning to you all! I hope that you've been enjoying your weekend so far! I have a card to share that I made for both the Shopping Our Stash #109 (Summer theme or summer colors) and Tuesday Morning Sketches #206 challenges:


The inside:


Here are the sketches you could pick from. I used the bottom right sketch for my card.


I chose to use sunflowers as my summer theme. I broke out a stamp set that I've had for over a year but never inked it before now. Yeah, I know, it's sad. And I have many more that haven't been inked either. I've vowed to start using instead of hoarding them! LOL! I stamped the image on water color paper, and again on patterned paper. I did something new: I colored patterned paper. Not something that I'd recommend as the ink and blending sticks tend to make the paper pill. I had to tweeze the itty bitty strings off. After coloring, I fussy cut the dress from the patterned paper and glued to the other image. I embossed the sentiment in white embossing powder, then added the rhinestones. Finished the inside and I was done!

That's it for now. I hope you enjoy your day today and thanks for stopping by!

Chris

Supplies
Stamps: MFT - Sunflower WTG, More Essential Sentiments
Ink: Staz On - Jet Black, Memento - Tuxedo Black; Versa Mark
DP: Graphic 45 - Happy Haunting (sunflowers); October Afternoon - Seaside (dress)
Card stock: Bazzill Basics
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares; Elmer's extra strength glue stick
Accessories: Strathmore water color paper; Grand Calibur, Std. Large Nesties; MFT - Mini Monarch border Die-Namics; Marvy Uchida markers; Recollections rhinestones; Stampendous white EP; heat gun

5 comments:

  1. Perfect summer card!! Sunflowers are my favourite summer flower! Great job!

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  2. Ugh! Pilled paper is icky. You totally can't see it anymore, so excellent job :) This is too cool - I love the sentiment. AND, I love that I get to say thanks & stuff for coming to play at TMS & SOS :) Woot!

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  3. Hoarding is not so bad if it's craft supplies!! :) This is so pretty!!
    Thanks for playing along for Tuesday Morning Sketches birthday party this week!!

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  4. This is sooo pretty - I love sunflowers. Thank you for celebrating TMS' 4th birthday with us.

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  5. so pretty! Love the sunflower paper that matches your image!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica :)

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