Saturday, June 21, 2014

Hello Daisy

Hi folks, it's Holly posting today.  I have been playing with some of the new stencils and stamps, and I was in the mood to mix the two together.  This sweet daisy card turned out better than I imagined!

I started by stamping the daisy and the sentiment from the Hello Daisy stamp set, by JustRite, onto white cardstock.  I then stamped it again onto some post-it notes and cut them out to make a mask.  I placed the cut-out post-it notes over the stamped daisy to cover it while I sponged over the white cardstock with the Texture Mini Dots stencil and the Peacock Feathers distress ink.  I carefully removed the stencil and then removed the post-it notes.  The daisy and the leaf were colored with Copic markers, and then I adhered this piece to a black card base.

I wanted a bit of shine on my daisy, so I covered the center of the daisy using the shimmery Clear Glitter Pen - Wink of Stella.  You can see the shimmer below!

I needed something to go across the top of the card, so I pulled out my Chalk White seam binding.  I decided to color it yellow to match the center of the daisy.  I smooshed my Squeezed Lemonade distress ink onto my nonstick craft mat, added a teensy bit of orange from my Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink Marker, and mixed them together before dragging my Chalk White seam binding through the puddle of ink.  I crushed up the ribbon in my hands and then set it aside to dry.  Once it was dry, I tied it across the top of the card.

Your card is quite lovely! Thanks Holly!

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