The new challenge at Seize the Birthday is a birthday card (of course) and the optional topping is bright colors. Since I am a lover of bright colors, this was not hard for me to do.
I started with a die cut base of Bristol Smooth card stock. I also again added color to my background using a favorite method of squishing. I put the ink (a light pink from Gina K) on work surface, spritzed with water and then dipped the background in it to give it a little color.
I stamped the sentiment down in the lower left corner so I knew where to place my large floral stamp.
The stamp is a Penny Black brushstroke stamp. I first stamped the leaves and vine in two shades of green. The flower was stamped in a brighter pink ink than what I used for the background. I had to do several stampings to get good coverage. Thank goodness we now have stamping platforms.
After I was done stamping, I watered down some of the bright pink and splattered it across the card front. A few sequins were glued to the card front. Yesterday when shopping, I bought a pink assortment of sequins so I had more choices.
I also made some turquoise cards with this stamp. I do want to try distress oxide inks and then for the final stamp do a light mist of water on the stamp and then stamp over the image to have the water blend the ink.
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