It is DT Clarinda here with my second contribution for February. This months theme is Romance. So with that in mind, it is my 20th wedding anniversary next month so I thought I would take this opportunity to make my hubby an anniversary card to celebrate.
Here are a couple of photos that show most of the items I used. I will list them all at the end of the post.
I began by stamping the image (whimsy stamps - bird swing) onto watercolour paper using Memento angel pink ink so that the image would have a 'no lines' finished look. I then painted the image using Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours - I have many different watercolour sets, but this is by far my favourite. The background was painted using a wash of Lindys colour spray - Merci beaucoup mint.
I then ran this through the bigshot using a circle die. I cut a frame using a round rose frame die (unbranded) and glued them to my backing sheet which came from the Magnolia Lane paper collection from ultimate crafts. The large pink flowers started out white. I used the wicking method to colour them with bubblegum pink dylusions ink spray and then added glossy accents to the petals and rubbed them in ultrafine glitter.
I like to adhere bulky items to cards and LO's using the Finnabair 3D matte gel. It dries clear but flexible so will not crack off if the card is bent. I cut a small piece of cheesecloth and died it with Lindys stamp gang spray in curiouser chartreuse. I also edged the yellow flowers using Dr PH Martins Bombay ink in white. I then stuck it all down.
I finished it off by inking all the edges in Versa Magic chalk ink - Persimmon and Oasis Green and Kaisercraft ink in Berry and backing it in a matching colour. I then added the words LOVE YOU using washi tape by recollections.
Thank - you for visiting, see you next month.
- Big shot
- Scotch tape glider
- Acrylic block for stamps
- Stamp - Whimsy stamps - bird swing
- Circle die
- Rose frame die
- Stanley knife and metal ruler
- Aqua brushes
- Color splash watercolor and word washi tape - Recollections
- Tombow clear glue
- Memento ink - Angel pink
- Watercolour paper
- Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours - 36 pan
- Magnolia lane paper pad
- Ultra fine glitter
- Glossy accents by ranger
- Lindys sprays in merci beaucoup mint, curiouser chartreuse and T-bird turquoise
- Dylusions ink spray in bubblegum
- Bombay white india ink by Dr PH Martin
- Versa Magic chalk ink - Persimmon and Oasis Green
- Kaisercraft ink in Berry
- Finnabair 3D matte gel.