CAS Colours & Sketches, Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

CAS Colours & Sketches – Challenge #373 – Colours – Oh, Hello, Friend!

Oh, Hello, Friend! I hope you are all doing well

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It’s the first Tuesday in June, that means it’s time for another colors challenge starts today over at CC&S! Continue reading “CAS Colours & Sketches – Challenge #373 – Colours – Oh, Hello, Friend!”

CAS Colours & Sketches, Thank you Cards

CAS Colours & Sketches – Challenge # 372 – Sketch – Many Thanks!

Hello there and I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend!

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Time passes by so fast! It’s already the end of May.  One more week to go before the shelter in place is lifted. I don’t know what will happen after… I just hope everyone stays safe and healthy. Continue reading “CAS Colours & Sketches – Challenge # 372 – Sketch – Many Thanks!”

Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards

You’re Strong

Hello all and Happy Friday!

“You’re Strong”, a card that I created for this week’s CAS Colours and Sketches, color challenge #294 and also for my entry for their DT call. This week’s color challenge is Blushing Bride, Soft Suede, and Berry Burst. Those are the perfect colors for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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First, I started to mask off a square with masking tape onto a piece of Neenah Solar White Card stock (110 lbs). Next, I stamped the flower from Simon Says Stamp’s Beautiful Flowers 2 with VersaMark Ink onto the middle of the masked square and heat-embossed it with Hero Arts’ White Embossing Powder.  Then, I used the ink blending tools to blend the colors, Picked Raspberry, Spur Sugar and Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Inks, onto the square. I wiped away the excess ink and the white embossing flower appeared bright white with the embossed resist technique. After I peeled off the masking tape, I used the coloring pencils to color the flower to darken it. Continue reading “You’re Strong”