Thursday, April 23, 2015

If friends were flowers I'd pick you!

Here's an adorable card I created using Craftin Desert Diva's (CDD)  Blooming For You stamp set.


First I have to tell you how much I love Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. They have such adorable stamps and they stamp really nice images.

So, on to how I made this card. First I stamped the bear and butterflies using American Crafts pigment ink. Something the ink stays wet for a bit so I just use my heat gun to speed the drying process. Once I knew the ink was dried I cut the stamped images out and colored them. I colored them using mostly chalk, a little bit of sharpie markers, then added a little sparkly touch using glitter gel pens. I also added the little white details on the bear using a white gel pen. Just a little note, the tools I use when chalking are disposable lip applicators and chalk pom-pom's. 


I cut my card base from recollections card stock and some patterned paper from my paper stash using my Cricut Explore. I then cut the tag and circles using Quickutz nesting dies. After everything was cut I inked all the edges using Rubber Stampede dye-based ink and a disposable lip applicator.


These sweet sentiments are also from the CDD Blooming For You stamp set. I stamped them with Rubber Stampede dye-based ink. Then, I attached everything to the card, I used foam tape on the small circle and bear to make them pop out a little.


I glued the butterflies down using Scotch Quick-Dry adhesive, only putting a small amount of glue down the center. Before adding the glue I gently bent them in half (not too much though, I didn't want to leave a crease)

One last thing, the ribbon. It's a pink Offray and I attached it by using a small paint brush to lightly brush on Scotch Quick-Dry adhesive. I also tied a piece to the tag.

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8 comments:

  1. So adorable Jessica. I like the inking and layers.

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  2. The bear is adorable! Pretty butterflies!! Adorable card!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Millie
    Crafting With Creative M

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  3. Aw this is so cute - I just love that bear and your flowers sentiment is one of my favourites - thank you for joining in at Wags'n whiskers challenge hugs judith x

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  4. Absolutely love the sentiment! And the coloring is awesome! Thanks for sharing with us at Dragons Lair Designs Stamping with the Dragon this month! ~Nanette, DT~

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  5. Simply adorable!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

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  6. Just so cute....love everything about it....thanks for joining in with us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge blog....Jo. X

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  7. lovely card, good luck with the challenges

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  8. Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week! Fabulous card :) hugs x

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