Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A Friend Loveth

Hello Sweet Friends!  Julie here to share a quick Mixed Media card using the Peaceful Peonies Clear Stamp Set (designed by NinaB Designs for Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps).  

To create this card- heat emboss the large peony image from the  Peaceful Peonies Clear Stamp Set with black embossing powder onto white cardstock. 

Once the embossing has cooled, watercolor the image using water-based markers and distress inks, layering the colors and carefully using the heat tool to dry the layers.  Fussy-cut the image cutting off the leaves, use a clear shimmer pen to add shimmer to the petals and the Sharpie® Extra Fine White Paint Pen  to add highlights to the center of the flower.

For the background panel, tap a bit of picked raspberry distress ink onto a cellophane envelope, spritz with water and lay a piece of white cardstock into the ink, smooshing it around a bit.  Lift up the cardstock and dry with the heat tool. 

Repeat the same steps as above with diluted hickory smoke distress ink and once you are satisfied, use a paint brush to splatter hickory smoke ink onto the panel before trimming and mounting onto black cardstock.

Stamp the sentiment from the Peaceful Peonies Clear Stamp Set with archival black ink and mount the trimmed background panel onto black cardstock.

Mount white cardstock onto a piece of black cardstock, add the layer created with patterned paper before mounting the main focal image layer and the peony.

Adhere the entire card front onto the white card base and add a few ebony black crystal drops to finish off the card.

I just love the Peaceful Peonies Clear Stamp Set and I hope I have inspired you today!   

Thanks for stopping by- have a blessed week, sweet friends!


Dortesjs said...

this card is very beautiful.

Donna Whitten said...

Wonderful card!