Welcome to the September Stamper’s Dozen Blog Hop – we are doing a color challenge this month with Tranquil Tide, Fresh Fig and Very Vanilla. I love these rich, gorgeous colors!
Here’s my card:
I used the Colorful Seasons Bundle to create my card – such a versatile bundle – perfect for year round, seasonal stamping- fall, winter, summer, spring – it covers them all!
Here’s how my card went together:
(measurements for card at the end of this post)
Card base is Very Vanilla.
Next layer is from the Eastern Palace Designer Series Specialty Paper stack -I chose the Fresh Fig paper with a subtle stripe.
Next layer is a fun watercolor background – and here’s how to do it:
Sponge some Tranquil Tide ink onto the Polka Dot Embossing folder – I used a very light touch and just added a light bit of color.
Lightly spritz the embossing folder/ink with water.
Press Watercolor Paper onto this and allow it to sit a minute to absorb the color.
Here’s what it looks like: (each time you do this, you’ll get a different result – and if you add more ink at the beginning you’ll get a much darker color. I used little ink because I wanted to stamp the leaves over this.)
I let it dry for a few minutes and then stamped leaves from the Colorful Seasons stamp set over the watercolor.
I cut two copper leaves using the thinlets from the bundle, the copper foil sheets and my Big Shot. The copper foil sheets are so perfect for fall.
I cut a large circle out of Watercolor Paper with the Stitched Shape framelits. I used dimensionals to attach the solid leaf and tucked the detailed leaf behind the circle, and added one gold faceted gem.
Before attaching the circle to the card front, I added a folded piece of Tranquil Tide ribbon.
Here’s the inside of my card:
Just a small copper foil leaf and a bit of the designer paper.
Supplies used on my card are listed below with clickable links to visit my Online Shop; I’d sure appreciate your order!
Time to hop over to Carol Payne’s blog – let’s see what she’s created!
Or hop back to visit Sharon Burkert’s blog:
Measurements for today’s card:
Very Vanilla – 4 1/4″ x 11, scored at 5 1/2″
Designer Paper – 4″ x 5 1/2″
Watercolor Paper – 3 1/2″ x 5″, 3 1/2″ square to cut circle.
Hope you have time to “bee” creative today!