Rainbow unicorn

Hello!

Today I have an easy and very colourful card to share with you that I made for a little girl who will turn 5 next week. She loves anything magical so this card is just perfect for her.

So for this card, I stamped Avery Elle Pegasus Duo Unicorn stamp on a piece of watercolor card using a mini misti, and I stamped a few times to get a dark and sharp image.


Then I painted all the images with blue masking fluid.

You need to make sure you let it dry completely before you work on the backgroud. In my case, I used water colour. I gave the paper a wet wash with clean water and used Gansai Tambi watercolour paint in rainbow colours painted the backgroud.

Watercolour always dries a few shades/degrees lighter, so I went back and forth a few times to get a bold look, but I made sure the paper was completely dry between each wash.

I left my final coat to dry overnight, then carefully peeled off the masking fluid, then added a few sequins to give an extra sparkle.

So that is it. Easy but quite time consuming, and you need to be very patient with it. I’m entering this month’s Tic Tac Toe challenge over at Seven Hill CraftsSeven Hill Crafts (animal, watercolour, bold).

I’ve linked up some key supplies that I used for the card to Seven Hill Crafts store.

Hope you like the card and thank you for stopping by. See you soon!

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Say…

Hello there!

Today I’d like to share a card with you using my favourite technique – embossing resist.  First thing first, the card:

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To start, I used Altenew Capture Moments stamp set (link takes you to Seven Hills Crafts Online Store), stamped the camera image randomly on a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb card with embossing ink, then sprinkled white embossing powder all over it and heat set it.  I did this in stages to make sure I didn’t overlap the images.

Then I used Peacock Feathers Distress Ink and my mini blending tool, heavy-handedly covered the entire card with the ink, I even went back and forth a few times.  I then sprayed the panel with water, let it sit for a few seconds then dabbed off with a dry kitchen towel.  I love the water mark look almost bokah effect of the background.

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I die cut some letters (say cheese )on a piece of orangy/redish card, I thought this sentiment would go quite well with the card.  But those letters were rather big, so I adhered ‘say…’ with some foam adhesive on the card front, then ‘cheese’ on the inside.  I coated all the letters with my shimmer pen, LOVE the subtle sparkles.

Thank you for stopping by today.  As a reward (lol), I’m going to show you some background that I’ve been working on, heavily inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s recent cards, can you tell (haha, so original…).

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Hopefully very soon, these will be turned into cards.

That’s all for today.

Take care.

Yiming

x

 

challenge: SevenHills Monthly challenge