Something New, Times Two
At one point or another, I am fairly certain that everyone buys a stamp set with all intentions of using it. However, new sets come along and the “WOW I MUST use this set” feeling starts anew. That’s exactly what happened with Wishing You Well. So, the stamp set is new, and I am fairly certain I haven’t participated in the Just Add Ink challenge before. So, two new things for this card.
Here’s the challenge banner:
The card I created is a window card and these type of cards are not necessarily difficult to create.
Here’s my card:
I used Granny Apple Green dark and light blends to color the foliage and Soft Sea Foam marker for the recessed, for the lack of a better word, stems and leaves. The Flirty Flamingo marker created a beautiful bow and buds on this card.
I can hear you asking yourself where in the SU catalog can you find Granny Apple Green pearls. It’s simple and you can do it as well! The Stamping Blends will transform the standard pearls to any color you want. Just color, let dry thoroughly, then add to your project. Ta-Da!
Creating the Window
The Rectangle Stitched Dies have become my go-to dies. I’ve always, as much as possible punched out shapes from my mats. These dies allow me to do that on a larger scale. Rarely, if ever, will I create a card with a full base.
This fabulous die set always makes creating a window card easier. First, I needed to decide where to place the focal stamp, and then I placed the larger die. The only tricky part was the inside Granny Apple Green layer. I used my Sea Foam Green layer to center the next smaller die and then cropped that as well.
I did make a mistake on one of the corners of the top layer, so I used a corner rounder on each corner.
After I was finished with everything, I realized I didn’t have room for a sentiment. Miscalculation – check. Once again used the Rectangle Stitched dies and figured out what size I would need for the sentiment. It was also important that the cropped rectangle would be centered and rest on the Granny Apple Green layer. Problem solved.
Card is Done
Now that I have used this (retired) stamp set, I can see myself using it again and again. Isn’t that bow simple beautiful?
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