Good morning! Thanks for joining me for The Ton Spring 2016 Release! For Day 1 Release festivities, we are introducing the following new stamps: Fresh Cut Tulips, Hello Hummingbird, Basic Sentiments, Family Labels, and Basic Labels. (I’ll link all new products later this week).
I created three cards to share with you today. My first card focuses on Basic Labels. I stamped different sentiments using Bright Emerald, Cosmopolitan Pink, Lemon Drop and Noir Couture Colors.
I stamped Stripe Addict Cling Background on my A2 card base using the same colors and with the help of my MISTI so I could stamp each color separately.
I wiped off colors from the stamp between switching colors. I stamped “XOXO” separately and fussy cut it and matted it down with some foam tape. I trimmed the top panel and added strip of black cardstock to the left and then matted the whole thing down with foam tape.
My second card focuses on Hello Hummingbird. I stamped each layer of the hummingbird using my MISTI so I could line them up correctly. I used the following colors: Warm Hazelnut, Smoky Quartz, Noir, Soft Garden, Bright Fern, Soft Garnet and Spiced Chai.
I fussy cut it and set it aside. I blended the Crystal Garden Couture Collection using the blending tool on white watercolor card stock. I die-cut the Geometric Lattice Coverplate Die from it and removed the standalone piece. I cut it off in several areas around it and glued it to gray card stock, which I trimmed down to the edges. I glued it on my white card base and added splatters of white and black watercolors.
The sentiment was stamped with VersaMark and heat set with white embossing powder. I trimmed it down and arranged both the sentiment and hummingbird over the lattice background. I finished it off with some Glossy Black sequins.
My last card focuses on Fresh Cut Tulips. For this card, I stamped the tulips and stems with Distress Inks, using a bit of masking.
I came in with more water and watercolor with Distress Inks so I could add a bit of shading. I wanted an expressive watercolor look. Once it was dry, I used the MISTI to stamp a sentiment from a set we will reveal tomorrow. 🙂
I added some splatters and cut the panel to 4″ x 5.25″, which I taped to my A2 card base. I finished it off with some clear sequins.
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