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! ~
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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!
Well, hello there everyone! My name is Desiree Kuemmerle and I live in Lansdale, PA with the hubs of over 20 years and our furry bot Max! I am fluent in Crafting, a Master Paper Manipulator and a violator of all that makes sense...
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 bought it, collected it, tried it and finally stored it. Right now, getting Inky, suffering paper cuts, cutting with metal dies and stamping everything, whether it moves or not makes me smile and I must pass that along to everyone I know and don’t know!
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