Here is card #3 and was originally a mistake I thought was going to go into the trash... BUT we never give up!
For this card I started with Canson XL Watercolor paper and used Oxide Distress Ink in Worn Lipstick to create a watercolor background. I them stamped three of the individual flowers from the kit with VersaMark Ink so I could emboss the images in gold... and here is where the eye opener happened!
Now yes, I waited for the watercolor to dry and forgot to use my anti-static pouch... When I poured the gold powder over my image, it actually stuck to some areas within the background. I set the card aside and thought I would have to completely re-do the design...
I came back to the base and started to go with it and I pulled out my VersaMark pen and continue to add to the markings within the background and embossed them as well... I loved it!
Placed a black stripe behind my sentiment chosen and popped the based onto the
4 1/4" x 5 1/2" black top folding card base.
I find it difficult to let mistakes go and remember, we create handmade items and what we may think are errors or mistakes adds to your creation's charm!
I hope you enjoy! Talk Soon!
Be Inspired, Be Creative and Let's Get Inky and Stamp! ~
Getting Inky, suffering paper cuts, cutting using metal dies and stamping everything... These are just some of the fun and mischievous ways together we will create paper art! So stay and be motivated and inspired! ...and let me know what inspires your creativity!
Since about the time I spoke my first word, I’ve been an avid crafter alongside my mom and sister. You name the craft and I’ve probably made it and collected it. I simply find so much joy in working with my hands and seeing a happy customer with one of my creations. There’s nothing better! But I also love helping people become stronger and seeing them find THEIR happy through THEIR creations.
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