This card can be given to someone for Valentine's Day or just because they cause you to smile and feel joyful. Don't you agree?
Elegant Eggplant A-2
Watercolor 2-1/4 x 4-1/4
Red Glitter 1/2 x 4-1/4
Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4 (Inside)
White Tea Lace Doilies
Hearts Border Punch
Basic Rhinestone Jewels
I began with my watercolor background. I sprinkled on some brushos and then spritzed the panel with water. I dabbed it with a paper towel here and there. I may have added a bit more flakes along with water. I then set it aside to dry.
I then took the large happy stamp and my markers. I colored in the happy with Basic Black and used the other markers on the flowers below.
Once the watercolor panel was dry, I breathed on the stamp to re-activate the ink and then stamped my panel.
I then added the words above the happy.
I chose to add a bit of glimmer. In looking through my envelope of Red Glitter paper, I found the strip that I had used to punch out hearts. So, I decided to just place it on the bottom of the card as a border. This is why I don't like to throw away my scraps. (I also sometimes punch these pieces to create fillers for my shaker cards.)
The two panels looked a bit bland to me. So, I grabbed one of my doilies and placed it underneath. I think it is just what the card needed. I adhered the layers onto the card.
Lastly, I added rhinestones and the other panel to the inside of the card.
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Great card for an anniversary, birthday, anytime to make someone happy. Super use of that doily too. I have a ton of doilys that I need to get used up.ReplyDelete