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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Sending Birthday Wishes

Doing a little experimenting with some distress inks for that watercolor effect. I found an old Hero Arts stamp that had different sized circles on it. I then inked it using Tim Holtz distress ink and stamped it onto a clear block, misted with water and then pressed my paper on top of the block. I did this with three different colors and not satisfied with the yellow I gave it a final stamp directly on the card with the ink that was still remaining on the stamp.

Added a bit of washi tape on the edge of the base card, popped up my water color card and then finished it off with some sequins, enamel dots, a die cut sentiment from Simon Says stamp and a tag that I also stamped and die cut from more Simon Says products.

7 comments:

  1. Wow, gorgeous card, Leslie, love the way your background turned out!

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  2. Gorgeous card, I love how you have created the background.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

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  3. LOVE the colors and design! Just brings a smile to my face :) Love it!

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  4. So pretty! I love the bright colors and your smooshing behind the sentiment is perfect!

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  5. hello Leslie! super fabulous design and use of colors...WOW! so glad you played along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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