Hi everybody. I needed an anniversary card and I recently got hold of a copy of a Sheena Douglass Magazine, the first she has done, which comes with stamps, a stencil, a corner and layered sentiment dies and also some pretty papers. I happened to spot it when I was food shopping and it just happened to fall into my basket...lol. I decided to use one of the five large florals stamps which come with it...there are also a set of sentiment stamps, and I also used the stencil in the background both being used for the first time.
I stamped the image using Dried Marigold Distress Ink, as I wanted the lines to be soft, but to be honest the outlines did end up darker than I intended, but I went along with it. I coloured it using more Distress Inks taken from my glass mat using a waterbrush. I then fussy cut it out. I decided to use a DL card and I cut a piece of white card a little smaller and dry embossed the stencil which is a nice large square one, but I had to extend it to cover the DL card. I then ink blended with a brush using Dried Marigold DI and then I laid the stencil back over and used Picked Raspberry DI, the same as I used on the flowers, through the stencil in two corners. I added the sentiment stamped with Versafine Smokey Gray Ink, and luckily even though it was stamped over embossing it came out well There were just a couple of places where I used a grey fine liner to fill in a little gap, and lastly adhered the layer onto the card and added the glass and flowers image to finish the card.
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