|Let's Stay In and Cozy Up!!!|
So, I started the cards with the Simon Says Stamp paper that I cut in half to A2 sized for the bases of the cards. I also had a pink panel and a watercolor panel to use for the stamping. I used a spare piece of white cardstock for the other printing that was alcohol marker color friendly. I stamped all of the items first and then decided what I wanted to do. The first heart was stamped on watercolor paper with Distress Ink clear and white detailed fine embossing powder and then heat embossed. I set that aside to dry while I restamped the same image with black Memento Tuxedo black ink on the pink panel. I then took the white cardstock and stamped the mugs and colored them with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers.
|Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers used for first card.|
After that, I put the cards together. For the mug card, I stamped the "coffee, cocoa, tea, cider" onto the mugs for added interest and then stamped the largest sentiment and fuzzy cut it to attach with dimensionals. I added a piece of white birch paper for interest down the middle and added all the elements and then used blue Nuvo Drops for some interest. Love this card!
|Supplies used for cards.|
|My two favorite cards!|
Finally, for the last card - my favorite actually - I used the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to add various spots of color and then my waterbrush to watercolor over the heat embossing. The heat embossed edges keep the color isolated and the different colors make it look like a large bouquet - I love it! I fuzzy cut that out (forgot that I had the dies!!!!) and then attached that on top of two circles that I had cut in Tiffany Blue Simon Says Stamp card stock with some circle dies to add interest. I also stamped the sentiment in the Avery Elle Aquamarine ink to keep the color pattern. This turned out to be my favorite of the three cards, as I mentioned - it is just so pretty!
|Zig Markers used for last card.|
So, I'm going to stay in and cozy up with my doggies and do some Netflix and chill! I'll send out the cards in case one of my friends or kids wants to join me! Have an awesome day! Jude :-)
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