I started by finding a snippet of white card just a little smaller than the white square base card I tend to use, and embossed it with the folder. I took some Adirondack Pink Sherbet Ink and a brayer and rolled the ink over the raised flower pattern. Being a freebie the embossing isn't quite as deep as it might be and it did leave some ink where I didn't really want it but after adding some Bundles Sage Distress Ink using blending foam, on the rest of the background, I decided it just gave it a sort of vintage look so thought I would use it.
I took another snippet of white card and stamped the sweet teacup stamp using Versafine Smokey Gray Ink and then stamped just the teacup again on to a piece of the freebie paper, and after cutting and adhering to the stamped image it was coloured using my Spectrum Noir Coloured Pencils. I then die cut with a stitched square die, and to keep the vintage look I inked round the edges with the Bundled Sage DI. The waste piece I trimmed up and decided that I would lay the image mat back into it leaving the extra piece on the bottom for the sentiment, but before doing so I coloured the outside piece with the Pink Sherbet Ink again using blending foam.
After adhering the embossed layer to the base card I decided to add the freebie border across the card before adding the image layer, and taking another snippet of white card I embossed this and coloured it using the Pink Sherbet Ink.
I finished by taking a further snippet of white card which was backed with the Stick It adhesive and after cutting it out I coloured using more of the Bundled Sage DI including the fiddly little dot for the 'i'.
Thank you for taking a look today.
I am entering the following challenge:
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 237 where we use up our snippets of card and paper etc.
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Flora and Fauna.
Happy Little Stampers July Challenge - Anything Goes with Dies.
Penny Black and More - Anything Goes with a Stamp.