I absolutely love the new Very Vanilla Thick card. It's perfect for card bases and for embossing on. To create the texture I have on the little leaves, I simply inked up my stamp as normal, then before lifting off the ink pad to stamp, I slid it off instead, creating this fab texture! I recently featured this technique at my local Techniques classes and it as a huge hit!
The second card is bright and fun, completely opposite to the neutrals of the first card. I was dreaming of summer when I made this card - can't you tell? Winter is making itself felt right now and a beach chair is certainly holding some big appeal!
Colorful Seasons is a photopolymer stamp set, so even though there is a ton of repeat stamping on this card, I didn't need to use a stamp placement tool to make it. I could see exactly where I was stamping.
I was going to make this a single layer card, but in the end, it was begging for a bright sunshiney bow and the sentiment was a great size to place over the top. Don't you just love the Glitter Enamel dots? They make the perfect accents!
Next on the hop is the lovely and very clever, Caroline van der Straaten in the Netherlands!
Monica Gale - UK
Amy Koenders - USA
Rochelle Blok - Australia
Sandi MacIver - Canada
Paula Dobson - New Zealand (You are here)
Caroline van der Straaten - Netherlands
Barbara Becker - Austria
Nadine Koeller - Germany
Moira McIlroy - France
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