More Ice Cream!

Hi, everyone! I’m here with another card for another challenge! This time I used inspiration from Virginia’s View Challenge: All About Summer! Her inspiration board had so much color so I went with a rainbow themed card. I had a lot of fun making this card. It took a little longer than my normal cards but I love the end result! Anyways, here is a look at the card!

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I started by cutting down some Strathmore cold pressed watercolor paper slightly smaller than an A2 size card. Then I used Versafine Onyx Black pigment ink to stamp the ice cream image, since its waterproof. The cone comes from Stampin’ Up!’s “Honeycomb Happiness.”  I stamped the first row (painted pink) then cut out 2 masks from post it notes. I’m just beginning card making so my supplies are pretty basic. But the post it’s worked for me! So I masked 2 cones at a time and stamped a cone behind and above the row below it. After all the stamping, I die cut a circle from the top center portion of the panel. Then proceeded to watercolor the images using ink from Crayola markers. They are a cheap marker set but for watercoloring they work wonderfully. The colors stay nice and bright!! I then stamped the sentiment from the same set inside the circle. I wanted to add some sort of border to the card after I adhered it flat to the base, so I grabbed some Micron one in matching colors to add some faux stitching. And that was it! Here is a link to the challenge!

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http://virginiasviewchallenge.blogspot.ca/2016/06/virginias-view-challenge-22-summer.html?m=1

Cardstock- Recollections

Watercolor Paper- Strathmore

Inks- Crayola Markers, Verafine Onyx Black

Die- Hero Arts

Pens- Micron

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9 thoughts on “More Ice Cream!

  1. Love your interpretation for this summer challenge. The inking and distribution of colors are spot on! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All about Colors” Challenge!

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