Hello and Happy Friday! Time for a brand new Festive Friday Challenge. For #FF0061, our festivity is National Orange Blossom Day, which is coming up June 27th. Our Inspo List features 10 items you can choose from to create your project. in your project and link up to the challenge! And guess what? Your project doesn’t have to be about the National Orange Blossom Day – at all! The selected festivity is just a unique way to come up with some fun and interesting ideas to inspire your creativity.My Inspo List Picks: Flowers - Yellow - Green - Pink
For my card, I decided to use the Hand-Drawn Blooms stamp set and coordinating Banner Blooms Dies once again. On Sunday I shared a bold, bright card using this bundle, which you can see HERE. Today, I wanted to share another way to use this beautiful background die, featuring a softer color palette. I’ve shared all of the Measurements and details for this card below along with a list of the supplies I used to create it at the end of the post.
To create this watercolored background, I used an assortment of ink pads, a Watercolor Painter and Shimmery White Cardstock. It is important to use either Shimmery White Cardstock or Watercolor Paper for this technique because regular white cardstock will not hold up well once you start adding the color and water.
I’ll be sharing this technique later today (4:00pm CST) on my Facebook Live video and will post a link here afterward so you can check it out. Stay tuned!
***Edit: Here are the links for the Facebook Live Videos. My connection was dropped shortly after finishing the card, so there are two videos for the projects today.
Part One: https://www.facebook.com/StampinAnne/videos/292336718605435/
Part Two: https://www.facebook.com/StampinAnne/videos/1552762428234214/
Card Measurements and Details:
- Highland Heather Card Base - 4-1/4" x 11", scored at 5-1/2"
- Daffodil Delight Cardstock - 4" x 5-1/4"
- Whisper White Cardstock - 3-7/8" x 5-1/8", emboss using the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder
- Shimmery White Cardstock - 4-1/4" x 5-1/2", color with inks and Water Painters, then die cut using the large die from the Banner Blooms Dies
- Whisper White Cardstock - scrap to die cut only the banner portion of the large die from he Banner Blooms Dies, stamp sentiment in Highland Heather ink and fussy-cut banner from die cut image
- Whisper White Tulle ribbon and Pearl Basic Jewels
- Whisper White Cardstock (inside card) - 4" x 5-1/4"
Hop on over to the Festive Friday Challenge to see what the rest of the Design Team has shared this week. We’d love to have you join us with your project! The challenge is open from today through Monday June 22nd at 8:00 PM CST, so you have plenty of time to play along.
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