Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Simon Says Stamp Card - God Knows

Sometimes you need to express what a get well card, or just plain thinking of you card just doesn't convey.  This 'God knows' verse from Simon Says Stamp (Blessed SSS101370) is exactly what I needed for this card for a friend...
 I created the background with an acrylic brayer and distress inks on white card stock.  Click HERE  for my post detailing how this is done.  I took this a step further than the original technique by spattering some droplets of water onto the background, then lifting the color in the areas where the drops were with a paper towel.  

When the background was dry, I stamped the Sketch Ranunculus (SSS101626) stamps and leaves from Simon Says Stamp, with India Ink black.  I love those little bubbly thingies included in this set, also.  I used a Copic multi liner to draw in the stems for the flowers.  

I embossed the verse in black onto a scrap of vellum, then attached it to a card stock scrap, then foam mounted this to the card.  I layered the panel onto a black card, and added a narrow strip of coral card stock along the left side, to match the card stock scrap under the vellum.

A spattering of clear opalescent sequins finishes off the card.

I am adding my card to these challenges today.....

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Powder power

AAA Cards Challenge - Masking

Addicted To Stamps Challenge - Favorite embellishment

Make My Monday Challenge - No patterned paper

Mod Squad Challenge - Splat (spatters or splat)


I appreciate your visit today.  Please let me know you were here by leaving a comment below.  I would love to hear from you!

Blessings,

lynda

 

7 comments:

  1. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  2. beautiful card Lynda...love the soft background and what a lovely sentiment...thank you so much for sharing with us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...enjoy your weekend...hugs kath xxx

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  3. A beautiful elegant card in lovely colours. You've made a beautiful background too. Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

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  4. What a wonderful and uplifting card! I can see how this would come in handy in so many occasions. I love the sentiment and how you made your image so soft and elegant. The color blending you did in the background was such a clever idea! I think this is stunning and I'm so glad you shared your talents with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  5. Beautiful background and I love the distressed effect with water. Thank you for Joining us at Make My Monday Challenges. All the very best to you. Nandini DT

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  6. Gorgeous! The background colors are amazing. Thank you for joining Addicted to Stamps challenge.
    Sai

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  7. Lynda, what a lovely card! Love this simple image in black stamped down to a watercoloured panel. Thank you so much for sharing with us at AAA Cards Challenge. - Sweet Kobylkin

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