Tuesday, July 17, 2012

I Brake for Mums

Hi, Braker Fans. I’m back with another I Brake for Stamps Tuesday DT project. I know it’s almost Wednesday. I got so busy at work early this morning that I didn’t have time to post my card. But never fear, my card is here. This week I used a gorgeous stamp from the “Asian Full Set - Large Mum.” I love stamps like these because you can use some cool techniques with them as I'm about to demonstrate.
I started with pumpkin Bazzill cardstock for my card base and added a panel of white cardstock sprayed with Gold Glimmer Mist. I used water color paper for my Mum randomly covered with Wild Honey and Peeled Paint Distress ink using my Ranger ink sponges. Then I sprayed the stamp with Iridescent Glimmer Mist before stamping it on the paper. This gives the image a shimmery water color effect. Then I distressed the edges of the panel with Peeled Paint before I attached it to the card.
My sentiment was stamped with Wild Honey and Peeled Paint Distress ink. The paper flowers were sprayed with Lily Pad and Gold Glimmer Mist and I added a few pearls and gems. This shot shows a bit of the shimmer from the Glimmer Mist.

Stamps – Large Mum, IBFS; Sentiment, Hero Arts
Cardstock – Bazzill, The Paper Company
Distress Ink – Ranger
Pearls/Gems – Hero Arts
Flowers – Hero Arts

You can get this Asian stamp as a set or individually at I Brake for Stamps online store. Use my coupon code SAVE10CATHY for 10% off your purchase.

I'll see you tomorrow morning with a new Midweek Magnolias Challenge card...



Loz said...

that is very cool. love the orange and green.
my candy win arrived today :) wow, thank you so much!!! I am so thrilled to have recieved that background stamp, I cannot wait to ink it up!!
thanks again

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy! Love the colors and the technique you used on the image!

sue w. said...

Hi Cath, this is wonderful. Love the technique and the colours are fab.
Hugs Sue w.

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