I used the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful You and Mediterranean Moments stamp sets to create my card to share with you today.
My card design is loosely based on Freshly Made Sketches #280.
And my card also works for CAS-ual Fridays CFC170.
I started by stamping the image of the woman from the Beautiful You stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Shimmery White card stock. Then I stamped the image again on a Post-It Note and snipped around it to create a mask.
I placed the Post-It Note mask over the stamped image on the Shimmery White card stock panel and then I stamped the image from the Mediterranean Moments stamp set in Soft Suede ink over it. I removed the mask and then used an Aqua Painter with just water to “paint” over the background image to soften it a bit.
I used Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron inks and an Aqua Painter to add just a little color to the bike, door, greenery and windows on the background image. Then I used Real Red and Pink Pirouette inks and an Aqua Painter to add color to the image of the woman. I let the panel dry completely before proceeding.
I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful You stamp set in Early Espresso ink on the Shimmery White card stock panel and then adhered the panel to a panel of Real Red card stock with SNAIL. I adhered the layered panel to a Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added a single Real Red enamel dot from the Brights Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card front.
I stamped the image from the Beautiful You stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Shimmery White card stock and then watercolored it with Real Red ink. I let the panel dry completely and then adhered it inside the card base.
I am planning to do a Facebook Live video this week to show you how I watercolored this panel…I have a little one home from school sick today so it will likely be tomorrow or Wednesday before I’m able to go live. I’ll post a note on my blog with the date and time for the live video as soon as I have a plan. 🙂
You can see a complete list of supplies used, including card stock cuts, to create this project at the very bottom of this post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Soft Suede – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Real Red – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
- Shimmery White – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: