Saturday, 13 February 2016

Three cards from one background

I'm here today to share three cards I made using my all time favourite Hero Arts background stamp, along with a new favourite sentiment stamp set from Simon Says Stamp.
This month, our challenge theme at A Blog Named Hero is A bit of Sparkle. I've added some sparkle with some Pretty Pink Posh sequins, but there is also some shimmer on the patterned panel - a liberal dose of Perfect Pearls mist over the watercoloured cardstock gives some elegant shine.

I made the coloured panel by white heat embossing the "flower dot pattern" background stamp from Hero Arts onto some Canson watercolour cardstock (unfortunately, that stamp is discontinued, but there are lots of other Hero Arts background stamps that would work well). I then added some dark pink and some royal blue Gansei Tambi watercolour and let it blend a bit, before spraying the entire panel with Perfect Pearls mist.  I then cut the piece into three using a couple of Lawn Fawn dies, and added them to some white cardstock from Simon Says Stamp. I stamped the sentiments (also from Simon Says Stamp) using my MISTI, to make sure they were stamped straight, and to allow me to stamp multiple times to get a nice crisp black sentiment.   
I love being able to make multiple cards at once - making three did not take much more time than making just one!


 Please join in with our month long challenge at A Blog Named Hero, "A bit of Sparkle". You will find the Inlinkz in the first post of this month HERE.

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1 comment:

  1. You've been productive!! What a great way to divide the watercolour panel and make multiple cards!! And each one look very different and beautiful, well done!!!

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