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One of my favorite tags that has been inked, embossed and stamped. Assorted die cuts were added to the tag and a stamped Prima image was fussy cut and added with foam adhesives for dimension.
A mini card and matching candy bar wrapper makes a sweet gift for someone special.
This butterfly card was embossed, the front was die cut with a Spellbinders oval die. Then some mesh ribbon was added behind the die cut. Flowers, butterflies and dew drops were used to finish a feminine card.
Nothing says I'm thinking of you more than flowers and butterflies. The pink panel was added on a slight angle with foam adhesives for dimension. Ribbon was added amongst the flowers giving the illusion of leaves. Add in chipboard elements and the card comes together quickly.
And one of my favorite pieces is this 3" x 9" canvas. I selected Wendy Vecchi's Stamp It Stencil It - In Full Bloom
- to work with. I love stamps and I love stencils so seeing them working in harmony was going to be fun.
I stamped the leaves along the side of the canvas first in ColorBox Limelight Ink, then added the flowers with ColorBox Berry Ink.
I stamped the flowers in black ink on top and as you can see, I didn't get a wonderful impression. Honestly, I was ok with it because I knew I wanted some dimension and would "fix" this issue later.
After stamping the 3 flowers, I created masks of the flowers so I could add 2 additional flowers between them.
Then as I wanted the flowers to be 3 dimensional, I stamped, colored and fussy cut 5 flowers. I placed dimension adhesives between the flower layers.
Some Robin's Nest Dew Drops finished off the centers of each flower. I used Claudine Hellmuth Gesso to adhere torn strips of book paper to the canvas before spritzing with Art Anthology Patience
. It dries very quickly and I was able to add color around the outside of the canvas using the Inkssentials Foam Blending Tool, with Ranger Distress Ink in Worn Lipstick and Tattered Rose. I probably should have added the book pages before I began my project, but a work in progress takes on a life of it's own, doesn't it?
I loved the Prima doll stamps when I first saw them. While a little big for cards, I love how well they work with a canvas. I used Pocket Doll, fussy cutting her as well as the dress. I redressed her before adding her to the canvas with foam adhesives for dimension. A little ink in her hair and headband and she look lovely amongst the flowers. I had some tiny stickers in my stash and used them to provide the phrase - "stop and smell the flowers" which I placed around my gal.
Here is a close up of the gorgeous flowers.
I hope you enjoy this canvas as much as I did creating it.
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