Some stamps, I love and I end up using all of the time. Some stamps I love and I seem to wait for the perfect card to come along to use, and then they may never get used. I try very hard not to let that happen, even if it does take me way too long to use a stamp sometimes. I have always loved the quote on this card and need to use the stamp more often!
Yay! Stencils! I had a lot of fun playing with stencils on this card. Even if the ink didn’t stay nicely in the area I was working on, I just covered the mishaps with sequins. I am in love with the new blending brush from Ranger. I want to get one for each color family.
Spring cleaning has hit our house this week, and I have been trying to sneak in a bit of time to make cards when I can. We normally do a big clean in fall instead of spring, but this year things are just working out this way.
This sketch gave me a chance to pull out a stamp set and play around with it. I love getting to do that! I also was thinking this a good guys card, but honestly, it has my favorite colors so it doesn’t necessarily have to be only a guys card.
Many times I fall asleep thinking of card designs and wondering if certain things can work or not. This card is one of those wondering if something could work or not, and it did work! I used a stencil to emboss my background. Using the embossing mat with my Cuttlebug I was able to use a stencil to emboss instead of an embossing folder, this is so cool! My stencil love just grew.