Hi All! I’m back from Beautiful California and I have a tutorial all ready for you to try out. It was inspired by my trip and my hostess’ little stack of rocks that she has on her property. See, inspiration can come from anything, even rocks!
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Now let’s start that card tutorial . . . . .. . . .
|Stamps: Stampin’ Up! Inspired by Nature|
|Paper: Stampin’ Up! Whisper White, Basic Black, More Mustard and Soft Suede|
|Ink: Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Delight, More Mustard, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Early Espresso and Basic Black|
|Accessories: Stampin’ Up! Sponges, Oval Punches, White Gel Pen and 2.5″ Circle Punch|
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Using 3 sizes of Oval punches, punch ovals out of More Mustard card stock. 2 small, 2 medium and 1 large.
Trimmed the top and the bottom off of each oval to make them a bit flatter in shape.
Sponged a spot of Daffodil Delight ink on a 5″ square piece of Whisper White card stock.
Added More Mustard ink around the spot using a sponge.
Added Pumpkin Pie ink around the More Mustard ink using a sponge.
Added Cajun Craze ink around the Pumpkin Pie ink.
Sponged Cajun Craze on the bottom of the ovals.
Added a bit of Early Espresso ink.
Sponged Basic Black ink right at the bottom edges of the ovals.
Dragged the edge of my Cajun Craze ink pad across the bottom of the card stock. Using the corner of the Basic Black ink pad, swipped in a few lines of color over the Cajun Craze.
Punched a 2.5″ Circle out of my scrap card stock and held it over the lightest area of the sky.
Sponged More Mastard ink around the edge of the circle.
Removed the circle mask and added a ripped post it note to the bottom of the card stock.
Stamped the grasses from the Inspired by Nature Stamp Set Using Early Espresso ink.
Glued the ovals on the card stock, creating a stack of them and one single.
Sponged Basic Black ink at the bottom of the card stock and the bottom of the bottom rock.
Added White Gel pen highlights to the tips of the grasses and also added a Soft Suede and Basic Black card stock panels.
Here is my finished card measuring 5.5″ square.
May you find inspiration in your surroundings.
Until my next post. . . . .
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