Jul 14, 2020

Stripes + Sentiment = Happy

Fun and simple to make (really) card today.
  1. Stamped the sentiment onto Bristol Smooth paper with Versafine Onyx and embossed in clear. (Love the different sized fonts on Reverse Confetti's Best Sentiments.) 
  2. Embossed in black ink/clear embossing powder.
  3. Painted stripes, starting right above the sentiment and worked up. Used Adirondack Sail Blue reinker (no longer made) and a size 12 round brush. No water, except a damp brush. The different shades came from dipping just the tip of the brush into the drop of reinker every few stripes.
  4. Needed something. Found a heart stamp on the shutter on the window above my table! Stamped with Distress Oxide Salty Ocean. A great match. 
  5. Trimmed panel so that the finished card would be about 3/8" narrower than an A2 card. 

MOOD WHEN DONE: Happy. Makes me want to be at the ocean! 


Cat Craig said...


marty said...

I love “found a stamp on the shutter by my craft table!”
This card is awesome!
Thanks for the inspiration!

Anonymous said...

Paint rush and reinker! What a bargain rather than buying a stamp. It is an adorable card. You could enter it in the MISTI Monday challenge on SCS since it isn't an A2 card!

Meg M. said...

I love what you did here. Thank you for sharing how you made the stripes - it gives me a new way to look at my tools and create something fun.

I hope your week is touched by joy.

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, yes! Love this lots!