52 Week Mini Art Card/Tag Challenge

Tuesday 5 June 2018

Lavinia Stamps Fairy Thistles Sunset Card

I seem to be on a crafting roll at the moment, using these delicious Lavinia Stamps for their Creativity Monthly Challenge.

This will be my third entry into the challenge for this month and I wanted to create something with a clean and simple feel to it.

I started by masking off the card base, leaving a circle exposed.  I then blended three pink and one purple shade of Tim Holtz Distress Inks to create the coloured middle.  I then spritzed my hands and allowed droplets of water to fall on the inked area, I then dried it with a kitchen towel and removed the mask.

I then stamped the central "Fairy Thistles" image.  Using the edge of the Lavinia "Seahorse" stamp, I added detail to the edge of the circle.

Finally, I added some small black and gold metallic dots with a pen to add a little bit of interest to the bottom section of the card and a white Signo pen to areas of the thistle.

If you would like to know more or take part in the Lavinia Stamps monthly creativity challenge, you can find the information here.

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