Hello and happy to welcome you back to my blog! I had fun using some Distress Oxide inks again… all the rage these days! Don’t you love new stuff?! I sure do! lol
Here I’ve die cut the Grassland Collage die in a white Memory Box notecard panel that I die cut with the largest Rectangle Basics die… I love using that die because I love the rounded over edges! I kept all the pieces and inked them up with Distress Oxide ink pads… yes you need them. I don’t have the browns yet but I think I’ll get Vintage Photo at least. I had to use Cracked Pistachio for the grass but I didn’t think it was grass enough looking so I blended on regular Peeled Paint Distress ink over the top and it worked great! yay
Then added water speckling to the pieces before I pieced them into the card…
I stamped the ‘thinking of you’ sentiment from the So Many Things to Love stamp set.
I die cut the Adelaide Stem die from white card-stock and adhered it just in the centers so the flower heads would bend up a little.
I really like this card… always love it when I’m happy with a card after pictures! lol
Linking my Grassland card up to challenges…
Thank you so much for choosing my card as a TOP ADDICT! You made my day!
There’s that pretty Cracked Pistachio and Broken China blend again… hehe That pop of white against those colors….scream Summer!
Here I die cut the Tall Fern Left and Tall Fern Right Corner dies in white and glued them on over the blended and Sprinkle Dots stenciled background. I did go in with the white Signo Gel pen and add white dots too.
I die cut the Powell Butterfly die in white card-stock and the Corden Butterfly in vellum. The butterfly body is from another butterfly set. I’m sure you have as many butterfly body dies as I do! lol Holler if you need me to look it up.
The sentiment is from the Friends and Flowers stamp set. I need to do some more with this set…really pretty flowers. That little stitched panel was just laying on my desk! eek! Holler if I need to look it up for you!
Here I used the leftover ink from the stencil used on the Tall Fern/Butterfly card above. Who’d a thunk?! Weird… sprayed it with water and laid it down on the card-stock and this is what it looked like… I kept it and went with it for this clean and simple card. I like it even though it looks really imperfect.
I die cut the Celebration Balloon Collage die in a white panel that I die cut with the Cross Stitched Frame Borders die. (this die appears to be discontinued. I googled and found this site)
After you look at this card, notice the woven piece it’s laying on…our middle daughter is a weaver…she wove that!!! Her work is amazing. She is so talented. She used to help me make cards. I drove her crazy asking her what colors to use together and does this look alright etc. She left me to make cards on my own years ago (she got married). lol I’ve managed to survive and keep making cards. lol
OH, back to the card… I used heavy thread for the balloon strings and then that cute little String Ribbon Bow die at the bottom.
The celebrate sentiment is from the Holiday Bunnies stamp set.
I glued on 3 little Pretty Pink Posh 3 mm sequins just to sparkle it up!
Linking my Celebration Balloon card to challenges…
That’s pretty much it…I’m sure I forgot something! Feel free to ask though.
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