Jun 15, 2015

Waltzingmouse PJ Party: Everything

Dear Paperlicious Joan Bardee Waltzingmouse Stamps

I talk too much.  Not a lot.  Too much.  It's become a bit of a joke since I retired and am home alone most days.  When the husband walks in the door, I pretty much start talking and don't stop until it is time to say "good night."  So this card is for Mike -- he'll get the joke. 

I'm participating in the Waltzingmouse PJ Party and will enter this under "Old Pajamas" -- meaning the WMS sets were released in the past.

WANT TO MAKE THIS?

Supplies:

  • Waltzingmouse Two Step Sprig and Hello Happy Thanks (so LOVE this set!)
  • Assorted Ranger Distress yellow and green inks and Copic markers
  • Tombow pink, yellow, and red markers
  • Archival Ranger Black and Versamark inks
  • White embossing powder
  • Embossing Buddy
  • Heat Gun
  • White Linen Cardstock from Ellen Hutson and Recollections 65 lb. black cardstock
  • Stampin Up Vellum cardstock
  • Waltzingmouse Scalloped Stitched Rectangle Dies
  • Detail scissors
  • Ranger Crystal Stickles
  • Tattered Lace Detail glue (this dries clear when using vellum) 

Steps:

  • Stamp leaves with yellow ink and stamp again with green ink.
  • Cut leaves by hand.  (The linen cardstock is easy to cut.)
  • Shade leaves with yellow and Green Copic markers .
  • Stamp flowers with Tombow markers and color over with lighter marker.
  • Stamp center of flowers in black.
  • Cut flowers by hand.
  • Add Stickles to center of flower.
  • Let flowers dry.
  • Die cut vellum.
  • Cut and score A2 card with linen cardstock.
  • Trim black cardstock.
  • Stamp sentiment on black cardstock and emboss.
  • Adhere everything as shown.
MOOD WHEN DONE = Chatty!


17 comments:

  1. Joan, these are gorgeous! I envy your paper trimming skills. My stock answer for why I avoid cutting anything out: If I had wanted to cut things out, I would have been a kindergarten teacher!

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  2. Delicious card! The coloring is awesome!

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  3. Joan this is more than a bit special - such colours! fabby card!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Waltzingmouse Stamps!

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  4. Joan - your coloring is fantastic - once again! I just love these flowers! And I'm totally getting your joke - I'm the same way when my husband walks in the door!

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  5. Love the colors and the shading, Joan!

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  6. Ha! That's too funny. I think my husband is like that. He's the retired one... for the time being. Soon he'll be all talked out. Very cute card!

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  7. what a great bold design Joan B! I'm envious that you are already retired! I've got two more years to go (can hardly wait!!!)

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  8. It's gorgeous! Your coloring skills are amazing!

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  9. I love it! And I'm sure Mike will, too. 💜 really pretty card!

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  10. Lovely card, Joan. And I'm guilty of talking too much, too, now that I'm once again "between" jobs/careers/whatever!

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  11. This card is absolutely gorgeous, Joan!

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  12. I love the flowers with the touches of black for the sentiment.

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  13. Fab card! Your designs are always so ooooo fresh and modern!!

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  14. I missed this Joan! Love the wonderful blooms! The sentiment made me smile!

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