I used different stamps but I was inspired by a layout in Princessink’s gallery for this card. After getting the border stamped I cut and tore paper to fit. The edges of the green were to perfectly cut so I just roughed them up with my thumbnail. I did the direct to paper technique on all torn edge layers and the card edge also.
The butterfly is embossed in black and colored with watercolor crayons. The roses are ink stamped and colored with crayons and stamp pad ink.
This is a part of a pack of cards to be given to a friend as a thank you for the set Wonderful Wings before it retired. What a great friend and gift!
Date: Monday, August 29, 2005 GMT Views: 1260
Stamps: SU – Wonderful Wings, Watercolor garden-sentiment, rose stamps-unknown
Paper: Light yellow, white glossy c/s, assorted paper scrap
Ink: SU-Classic – Basic Black, Sage Shadow
Accessories: Watercolor Crayons, Black embossing powder, cutting scissors
Techniques: Direct to paper, dimensional, heat tool, cutting scissors
Difficulty (1-Easy 5-Advanced): 2 with cutting
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