Creating a quick card and tag
Creating a quick card and tag.
Card making was the plan for a quick creative time. I needed to get into my studio to do something creative but had limited time so I decided to do a simple card and tag.
For the background, I used my very loved glimmer mist in coffee. I then used glimmer mist in violet to splatter a bit of color to pull from the florals.
For the floral, butterfly, and leaf images I stamped in black archival ink. I then passed it through my Sizzix die cutter using the magnetic plate. I love this magnetic plate. It helps so much withholding the dies down.
To add color I decided to use my color pencils. I hadn’t used them in so long and thought I would try to blend the shades to get a soft effect. After I colored the floral bloom in, I decided to add some glimmer mist in a violet shade to complete the look. It has a very pretty shimmer effect and blended the pencil coloring even more.
Once the pieces were dry I attached them to my card base. I raised the butterfly with a foam pop dot. Stamped the hello in black archival ink and it was done.
Very simple but beautiful card ready to send to a favorite person.
To create the tag I started with a pre-cut kraft colored tag. I next added a scrap piece of printed cardstock to add texture.
I then applied white
paint using my finger to lighten
the background. I love how this added so much interest to the background. From there I just simply used the feather stamp randomly and added the floral cluster too,
For the girl, I stamped and fussy
cut her out.
To add color, I just randomly tapped into my ink pads to give her hints of color. Finished off with a simple border stamped at the top and bottom. “Let him speak to you” was added in black ink. So simple but meaningful handmade tag to send to my sweet friend.
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