Spellbinders | Little Loves | First Adventure

Hello, friends! Thank you for stopping by today. I was a guest on the Spellbinders Blog last week. This post is part of a series featuring the Little Loves Collection by Sharyn Sowell!


Here’s my project.

Aren’t these children so delightful? I have a card today that features First Adventure.

When I first saw this die, I pictured him in front of a blue sky. I started with my A2 cardbase and masked off a frame so I could blend in Distress Oxide ink in blue. I added some water splatters to give it a nice effect for my sky background.

I die-cut First Adventure twice using watercolor cardstock and the Platinum 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine. Then I cut out the silhouette of the boy and the birds. I wanted to stack on these cuts for more dimension.

I watercolored all the cuts with Mijello Mission Gold watercolors. I mounted them over the blue background with foam tape. For the sentiment, I stamped it on black cardstock and heat-embossed it with white embossing powder. I trimmed it down and mounted it to the top of the card with foam tape.

This was quite challenging for me since I don’t know how to draw in details for people or birds so I had to do a loose watercolor look. It was fun to try something different for a change. I feel like these cards are perfect to uplift youth and will give this to my nephew! Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you’ll visit again for my next post featuring this collection.

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1 Comment

  1. Shelly

    May 22, 2018 at 4:03 pm

    This is so pretty, Ruby!

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