Magenta & Distress Oxides
Last night, I started watching "Homeland" from the very beginning. I had to color something during some of the tense scenes that I couldn't just sit and watch. I quickly stamped this floral bouquet from Magenta and colored it with watercolor markers. Today, I figured out how I wanted to finish the card design.
Beautiful Bouquet 14.598.N
May Life Always Allow You to Fly High 14.598.N
Peel-off's in black (0751)
Spellbinders' "Fleur de Elegance" Nestabilities S4-475
Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers Craft Dies 30069
Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners Dies LF1139
Corner Punch from EK Success
Tsukineko's Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black; VersaFine in Habanero
Ranger's Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks in Spiced Marmalade and Broken China
Tombow Watercolor Markers
Foam Mount Tape
Stick It! Adhesive Sheets by Ken Oliver
Droplets from Queen & Co.
140# cold press watercolor card stock
Conqueror 118# heavy card stock in Diamond White
Prismacolor Card Stock
Kraft Card Stock
Watercolor Brush, Ink Dauber & Fine Mist Sprayer
The card base is the 118# heavy card stock cut to a 10" x 7" rectangle. Place the long edge along the top edge of the scoring tool and score at 5" to make a 5" x 7" card base.
Stamp the floral bouquet onto watercolor card stock with Memento Ink in Black Tuxedo and heat set. Color the bouquet with Tombow watercolor markers. Use at least 2 tones of each color that you use. Die cut the image with the Memory Box Stitched Oval die to fit inside the oval on the Spellbinder die. Cut both the green card stock and Stick It! sheet to 5-1/2" by 6" and adhere together. Die cut the adhesive-backed green Prismacolor card stock with the Spellbinder die; be sure to use a shim because of the detailed design, and run the die through your machine twice in one direction and twice in the other direction. It's recommended to use wax paper between the die and card stock so it is easier to punch the card stock away from the die. From the corners of the remaining green card stock, punch out the four corners.
Cut a piece of kraft card stock 4-7/8" x 6-7/8". With an ink dauber, apply and blend the two Distress Oxide inks on the kraft card stock. Spray it with a fine water mister to activate the ink. Heat set. Because the Spiced Marmalade fades a little, re-apply more of the marmalade with the ink dauber. With a paint brush dipped into water, sprinkle water droplets on the marmalade areas. Heat set.
Adhere the inked mat panel to the card base. Center the ornate green die cut on the card front; remove the adhesive backing and adhere to the card. Press down on all edges. With foam mount tape, adhere the stamped oval die cut to the center. Place an orange droplet at the top and bottom center of the ornate die cut. Remove the adhesive backing on the corners and adhere.
Overlay the sentiment banner with adhesive. Using the Magenta peel-offs, outline the banner with the black dotted lines and add the small dots as shown.
Thank you for your visit today. I hope you'll be back for another visit very soon. In the meantime, try the new Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks . . . you're gonna really love them!