Friday, May 26, 2017
After water coloring the heart, I ran it through the Big Shot with the butterfly die and mounted it over the striped paper supplied in the kit. After attaching the butterfly with foam tape, I slipped two snips of black cs underneath for the antennae.
The greeting, which fit the tag better, is from another SU! kit. The b'fly body is just two of the "sprinkles" from the May Paper Pumpkin kit. For the flower center, which is hollow, I squirt some black diamond Stickles in the hole.
Hope you have a great Memorial Day weekend!
Thursday, May 25, 2017
We had planned to go to the Metropolitan Art Museum in NYC today; but the traffic was so heavy with heavy rain, we turned around after an hour of 35mph and only half way there. We would have gotten there too late to see anything before having to leave. It was so disappointing; but we will try again another day.
Tomorrow the plan is to go to Longwood Gardens, and I hope we'll be going early enough to avoid the Philadelphia rush hour traffic. At least it won't be raining (so they say...)
Meanwhile, having found an unplanned day for stamping, I made another Paper Pumpkin alternate card from the May kit. Enjoy!
Monday, May 15, 2017
This month's Paper Pumpkin is going to be fun! This first photo is one of the projects: a "donut card" in a paper bag. It's adorable.
The second photo shows the kit as just opened.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
I mounted the blue oval on the cardfront and popped the dragonfly on top. I had some matching blue glimmer paper which I glued to the bottom of the inside and shortened the top of the card so the glimmer paper would show. The sentiment was stamped, cut and attached to the bottom of the card front...just to make it a little bit different.
Monday, May 8, 2017
First I used a light color ink, stamped off once and then stamped the image on plain white cs. This allowed me to paint without any lines showing when I was done. In fact, the outline was so faint I unknowingly changed the shape of the center.
Once I was satisfied with the coloring, I outlined the image with a light turquoise marker to make it pop. I added the tiny butterfly from a SU punch and stamped the small greeting. For a touch of glimmer, I used clear W-O-S on the butterfly wings.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Uh-oh, I'm starting to like "the dreaded pink!"