Hi again :D Are you as surprised as I am that I'm back so soon? LOL! I think my little vacation made a difference in my mojo! I've been enjoying watching football with my hubby. When I decided that I was going to try to understand the game, I realized that it was actually fun - imagine that :D I am now an official 49er fan!!! I am so excited about the possibilities with Kaepernick. He's done great the last two games (his firsts as QB). He's from Turlock, CA which is close to where I live, so of course I gotta cheer him on!!!
Today I'd like to share with you a card I made using Butterfly Kisses by Elisabeth Bell for SCACD. She's from the Sampler #8 Collection which you can find HERE.
I began by stamping her with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (refills HERE) and coloring with Copics (ShinHans HERE). As usual, I've accented her with both Stardust Stickles and Transparent Gloss Gel. I decided I wanted to create a garden scene with her, so she's cut out (not very well, so don't look too close lol!).
For my background, I started with watercolor paper I had tucked away. I used a Mister to wet the entire piece and began painting the sky with Silks Acrylic Glaze in Sky Blue, adding water and Wild Blueberry Mica Powder as needed. LOVE LOVE LOVE these mica powders!!! While that was drying, I cut out the clouds, fence (Susana has dies HERE, HERE, and HERE), flowers and grass (Silhouette files) which I left on the Cameo sticky mat so I could easily color them in with Copics. Oh... I painted the fence with Oyster Silks!
The Classic Corners dies by SCACD were already cut out from another project I thought I'd use, but didn't... but they were RED, so I took out my trusty 3D Stamp Paint in Rose (LOVE LOVE LOVE 3D Stamp Paint too!!!) and sponged two quick drying coats over them. Voila'! Bet you couldn't tell they were red before... could you?
Using ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever is a dream for me... really! It holds so well with only a small amount. The applicator will deliver just a tiny dot if that's all I need! Look at the corner dies... there's not a lot of paper for big globs of glue to smoosh out - this is a perfect example of how well Best Glue Ever works. It doesn't wrinkle the paper either - yep... a dream :D
Tip: In case you didn't see my tip from yesterday... I discovered that using a pencil eraser (in my case a white eraser on a disposable mechanical pencil) worked very well at cleaning up a little bit of oops! glue I got too close to the edge while layering papers.
Oh... in case you're wondering, that cute li'l butterfly also comes with the image. Isn't it adorable?
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Thank you, my friends, for visiting. You know that I love you!!!
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May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul~