Our Colour Dare Challenge for #412 is a choose at Least 3 of the colours in the challenge plus Black, White and Gold free to use (no other neutrals). You are invited to participate in this challenge too. Go to the link for Colour Dare #412 and add your entry.
These colours were chosen as they are the colours of the Got Candy? Product Bundle.
I am just getting excited to use my NEW Distress Oxide Inks, so I wanted to make a card using the new inks I've never played with before. I pulled out Spiced Marmalade and Black Soot Distress Oxide™ Ink Pads.
I cut some White Daisy Cardstock to 4 x 5.25 inches and started to play.
Spiced marmalade was first. I just rubbed the ink pad all over the paper leaving some some white spaces. Then i sprayed with water and splashed some droplets of water with my Medium Round Waterbrush. In some of the places I wiped the water off with a tissue.
Second part I did the smooshing technique, I put the Black soot and spiced marmalade directly onto the All-purpose Mat and then sprayed some water onto it and then dipped the paper onto it and waited for it to dry. I kept dipping it until I was happy with the finished product. So quick and easy and quite striking. I was thinking I would use the new Olive Branches Background Thin Cuts but I didn't love how it covered so much of the paper I had created. So I put it underneath to get the nice stitched edge. This background thin cut was cut with Avocado Cardstock on the light side. I also cut the base star from Avocado Cardstock and the tags and title banner from it as well.
In the end I decided to make a shaker card with my most favourite new product
I love how these also come with small stars and framed stars as part of it. I cut them out of Black cardstock and then used All the pieces on the two cards (all pictured below, the extra star with star cutouts is shown in the photo. I stuck the extra stars on the side with
The titles are from the limited edition Animated Butterfly Kisses Stamp set that is available this month for National Stamping Month promotion.
Thanks so much for dropping by to check out my latest project. Hope you can join in the Colour My Heart Colour Dare Challenge #412 too. I'm really interested to hear what you think about my cards, so I'd love you to leave a comment. See you again soon, subscribe to my blog so you don't miss a challenge. If you don't have a Close to My Heart Consultant (and you're in Australia) feel free to contact me either on this blog or via my website HERE.
Vandra Stenton, Close to My Heart Consultant, Perth Western Australia