When flipping through our Holiday Catalog, I fell in LOVE with the Thanksgiving card on page 44.
It’s the top left card- using the Merry Merlot card stock.
I think it’s so much fun to COLOR and that;s just what I did!
Using our Watercolor Pencils, it was fun –just like being back in kindergarten!
Then I gently used my Aqua Painter and with soft, one directional strokes, covered over the colored layers.
First I apologize for the poor image –I was in a hurry to get it posted for my Demonstrators–am a work in progress!
I used Crumb Cake as the card base at 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, scored at 4 1/2
2.Then I took a piece of Pumpkin pIe at 5 x 3 /3/4 and ran it through the Big Shot using the new Tin Tile Embossing Folder.
3.Then I took a Sponge Dauber and used Pumpkin Pie ink to distress the embossed layer.
4.I did use Tear & Tape to adhere it to the base layer. I think with thicker embossing folders, extra adhesive is a great way to insure it sticks properly.
5.Next I took the wagon stamp and message and used Stazon to stamp on a layer of Very Vanilla.
THEN -for me the REAL FUN began! COLORING!
6.I used the WATERCOLOR PENCILS and colored away.
NO fuss, no worry, just easy broadstrokes over the images–kinda like an ombray effect.
7.THEN I took my Aqua Painter and very gently and in one direction only, blended the colors a tad more.
8.I made a tiny bow with the Braided Linen Thread and attached with a Glue Dot.
9.This layer was attached to a piece of Crumb Cake. The edges were distressed using the blade of my Snips–just to give it a bit more dimension. Dimensionals were used to pop it on top of the textured piece.
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It’s Easter and how adorable is this little egg crate bunny?
TOO DARN CUTE
Had an incredibly FUN TIME three days ago with my ‘peeps’ –how appropriate -PEEPS!
We made 40 Easter Egg Baskets for the kids at the Charlestown and Springfield Ronald McDonald Houses..
The “bunnies” were very busy!!!
All delivered and they will ‘pop’ up at the Houses on Sunday. I think the kids will love them!
Of course I had to make some for my grand-kids. They are so cute and make me smile.
SO…….. I wish each of you a Happy Easter and lovely SPRING!!
As I look outside, I can envision the garden being planted, the lawn waking up and MY POOL OPENED!!!
So much to enjoy come spring…
Enjoy the day..
Enjoy the season!
Hope to see YOU soon!
We used the retired Egg Crates from last year plus some retired ribbons. Of course the body of the work was done simply with punches and adhered with Tombow glue. You can’t see the tail–but IT IS CUTE!…. a big fluffy cotton ball! We added Cadbury Eggs (4 fit perfectly in the egg holes) and voila!
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