Hello, hello! Boy it sure has been awhile since I last posted. To be honest I haven't really felt like making cards lately. I have been doing alot of stitching, though, lol! But, I have made a card for the following challenges: Paper Players, Freshly Made Sketches and Color Throwdown. Also adding this to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge to use dies.
Thursday, December 7, 2023
I used the Fresh Air Holiday Tree set from the Simon Says Stamp October release for my blue and aqua card. I learned that the best way to get all the layers correct is to die cut the tree image and then line up all the layers. Works like a charm! I started with a really light aqua ink and unfortunately you really can't see it in the photo. The next layer is more of a true aqua and the final layer is a dark blue. I used Altenew Fresh Inks Dew Drops and Aqualicious for the aqua layers and Pinkfresh Studio Stargazer for the dark blue. There are two additional layering images in the set. One adds a garland and the other little dots. I went with the little dots layer. I used watermark ink, applied gold embossing powder and heat set. The star was also embossed in gold. The sentiment was stamped in the Stargazer blue. Die cut the star and sentiment with dies from the set. I embossed dark blue cardstock with a Simon Says Stamp snowflake embossing folder and then swiped the top of the piece with gold ink before adhereing it to my white cardstock rectangle. I layered on the rest of the elements and then added the panel to a white cardstock base. Clean and simple!
Thats it for me! Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day.