WT426 - Discover It... Try something new...anything new to you is fair game
I bought Art Impressions water color stamps a couple of years ago, but never used them. So I've watched their videos a few times and decided to try one for myself. I used 7 different stamps, colored them with watercolor markers and stamped them onto my watercolor paper. Then I took a paintbrush dipped in water onto the image. My first try I used to much water and had to redo it. So the last time I probably didn't used as much as I needed but I am happy with it... On the video she tells you to sign your art, so I signed it and thought it would be perfect for my Mom's Mother's Day card this year. (Yes, she still calls me by my nick name, so I signed it with that)
My computer is in the shop, so I had to use 2 other computers this morning, The card is actually a 5 inch square. I used two different cameras and the photos still make the card look rectangle to me. Too weird... The Spellbinders romantic rectangle was resized and it is also square, but it doesn't look like it in my photo on this computer.
The romantic rectangle was shorten by only cutting about half of it and backing it out of the diecut machine. Match up the repeat pattern on the die to shorten the diecut and put the other side back into the machine. Stop cutting once you see the full cut has been made. Then back it out. This gives you a square instead of a rectangle. Hope this makes sense. I then traced the diecut onto the purple and cut it out to give the color behind it
Thanks for looking
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 GMT Views: 3755
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Thu, May 09, 2013 @ 6:12 AM
What a beautiful Mother's Day card! YOU did fantastic! I love your painted/stamped image!!! Looking at it, I would never guess it started with a stamp! Your die frame is gorgeous and I love the scoring on the back panel too! So lovely, I have no doubt your Mother will LOVE this very pretty card!!!
This is a beautiful card. Your stamp is so pretty. I am very impressed with your "resized" Romantic Rectangle die. I'd love to know how you were able to do that. I have this die and would love to be able to make a square with it. Thanks,:)
Registered: April 4, 2008 Location: Sahuarita, Arizona originally from New Brunswick, Canada Posts: 18466
Thu, May 09, 2013 @ 7:56 AM
oh my, this is absolutely stunning...you should actually frame this and give it to your Mom.....It would help to preserve it for her.... it would make a wonderful gift...love everything about your card... well done....
Registered: May 18, 2004 Location: Southwest Michigan Posts: 25081
Thu, May 09, 2013 @ 8:31 AM
Looks square on my computer, and it also looks GORGEOUS! Such a pretty image and looks hand painted. I love the frame die and the embossed bg adds more beautiful dimension. Your Mom is sure to love this one!
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