Today is my Mom’s birthday. Her favorite color is yellow. Tim and I ordered flowers for her, and the florist did a great job of using mostly yellow flowers.
I also used yellow when I did her birthday card. My Daffodil Delight in my opinion still comes out looking a little darker than it maybe should, but I still like how the card turned out.
Stampin’ Up! brought back Glossy card stock for us! YAY!!! It is nice to be able to just order it from SU! and not have to make a certain dollar amount purchase on Amazon before I could add the Ranger brand glossy card stock to my order. Anyways!
Polished Stone is the technique used on the butterfly. You will see more cards in the near future from me using this technique. I just love how it looks! What is the technique you ask? You will need a cotton ball, rubbing alcohol and reinkers. Put the rubbing alcohol on your cotton ball and then dot some reinker on there. I highly recommend using complimenting colors. If you get them too close, you may get a very muddy color, so spread your reinker dots out just a bit. Then you go ahead and dab that all over your piece of glossy card stock. I like to let it dry overnight, but most say you don’t have to do that. It does seem to dry a little faster than I remember, but I prefer to just wait. Then go ahead and punch out what you need, use it as a background piece or stamp on it. I have seen people use black outline stamps over this technique, and it looks pretty neat.
The flower image was done by using my markers to color on the stamp, huffing on it to reactivate the ink, and then stamping. It is such a great way to get different colors on your images!
Stampin’ Up! Product:
Stamp Sets: Inspired By Nature and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card Stock: Daffodil Delight, glossy
Ink: Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie reinkers for the butterfly, Daffodil Delight and Old Olive markers for the flower image, Daffodil Delight ink pad for the sentiment
Other: Butterfly Thinlits, dimensional to adhere the butterfly
Non SU! Product:
Papertrey Ink white card stock
Scallop Lace corner punch by All Night Media
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