Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Skipping Stones Sketch

Welcome back for another Skipping Stones Design Tuesday Sketch challenge! Today I used both Heartfelt 1 and 2 to create my card. 

I stamped the bird image in ColorBox Truffle Mix'd Media Inx and then embossed it in clear EP. To keep the center white when I inked it up with the Distress Inks, I added a layer of Smooch Illuminate. It gives it a coating which will resist the ink and also add a bit of shimmer. When it was dry I inked up the image with Broken China, Faded Jeans and Peeled Paint Distress Inks. Adhere the image to your card. 

To create the branch, I cut a strip of cardstock somewhat in the bend/shape of the branch, damped it with water and rolled/distress it. When it was dry, I glued it to the card. I hand cut leaves and glued them on to the branches. 

Tip: Use your Scor-Buddy to partially score the leaves. This will make it easier to shape the tiny leaves.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamps- anything goes
Marks Finest- make a square card


Jingle said...

This is beautiful!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful card, the addition of the branch is amazing.

Annette said...

your card is so amazing...I love that background paper you chose. It looks like it is raining...I LOVE IT..

so glad to be part of the team this month...Thanks for having me..

Katie Gehring said...

Your card is so beautiful and elegant and that branch- AWESOME!!!

Wendy said...

This is beautiful Wendy!!