Its Christmas in July and I’m glad I was able to do some simple background technique on today’s project. I know I might be too late to try coloring backgrounds using distress inks but its good to try things out even if its been around for a while.
I used three different ink colors to color my background then heat embossed some stars and sentiment using silver embossing. I must say it looks so pretty in real life. The big snowflake is a die cut using Simon Says Stamp & I cut it from silver glittered paper.
I also added some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.
I used Sketch Saturday challenge # 420 and color inspiration from 52 Christmas Card Throwdown-July colour challenge.
a closer look at the die cut snowflake
I’m also entering this card to:
Catch the bug challenge, Christmas in July – Use Snowmen or Snowflakes and
Just us Girls challenge # 351, Sponging.
Today is a super quick one layer card with minimal coloring too.
The stamp images are from Sarah Hurley while the sentiment is from Technique Tuesday.
I first stamped the outline images, then colored them by stamping another solid stamp using Hero Arts inks.
I added the sentiment and using the corner chomper, I rounded the top corners.
Entering this card to:
Just a quick post to share a card project using a sketch from Sketch N Scrap, Sketch # 45.
I used random patterned papers and die cut the shapes with square and rectangle dies.
The stamp sentiment is from Technique Tuesday and the small crab from Paper Smooches Surf & Turf stamp set. I colored the crab with watercolor then fussy cut the two cuties 🙂
The sketch inspiration..
And my take..
Here’s my small crabs for some fun
I’m entering this card also to Sister Act Challenge # 97, Anything Goes.
And Whimsy Stamps Challenge # 80, Use a Sentiment.
So happy to get these Technique Tuesday stamps and Paper Smooches die at the mail today 🙂 I won the stamps from Nichol Magouirk blog and the Grocery card die from Emily Leiphart blog. Thanks to Teri, Nichol, Emily and Kim.
Can’t wait to play with these.