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Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Saturday, September 19, 2020
The front panel is made with a new-to-me stencil and lots of distress inks. Before I lifted the stencil, I also splattered some perfect pearls mist on the glasses for a little extra fun. The same inks colour the front of the slider tag, also with splatters. I matched colours to ink up my two martini glasses for the front of the tag. And now the slider reveal!
It's time for a new Inkspirational challenge! Today we have a word prompt for you: DAY. I knew immediately the sentiment I wanted to use, and then it was merely a matter of building a card around it:
The three colours are blended onto a panel of Bristol cardstock. With a polka dot stencil, I blended more of same colours, letting them overlap on the shaded transitions. The floral image with added dragonfly is embossed in white over top. Finally, I added a simple sentiment.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Here we are at the second-ever Color Hues challenge! What a beautiful gallery we had for our first challenge; thank you so much for your enthusiastic turnout! For our new challenge, we are leaving yellow and green behind and moving on to NAVY and TURQUOISE. I have a fraught relationship with turquoise - if such a thing is even possible. :D When I was a kid, my mother was "allergic" to turquoise - it gave her a migraine. But the lines between turquoise and aqua, or teal, or similar, were finely drawn, and might depend on who was wearing it. ;) So my understanding of this colour is not great. Fortunately, our challenge graphic is a great help. As is owning ONE ink pad named turquoise. ;) For me, nautical seemed the way to go: