June 12, 2019

True Friend, You are Amazing!

I am in the mist of making some projects for a new release coming later this month. But I got distracted and made a card which was not related to the ones I was working on. This happens all the time because an idea pops up and I have to put it to paper before it disappears from my memory. So now I am able to share this card with you.

Helo and welcome! I am Gayatri a papercrafter. Today’s card is a floral card with a lot of masking technique and colouring involved. I used Simon Says Stamp products here. One stamp set is a new release for this month called Ornate Alphabets stamp set. I paired this set with the Delicate Flowers stamp set which came with the April card kit. This set is available separately as well.

You card #2

I created the masks for Y, O, U and all the flowers. Then I stamped the YOU first on a white panel using copic friendly black ink using MISTI. Then masked them to stamp the flower, mask and stamp the leaves one cluster at a time. I removed the masks to reveal the whole stamped cluster.

You card

Next I coloured the whole cluster using copic markers. For the flowers, I used V12, V15, and V17. G00, G03, G05 and G07 for the leaves, Y08 for flower centre, RV04, RV06, YR04, YR07 for the YOU sentiment. I also outlined the entire cluster with C03 and C01 to add shadow. To add details to the images, I used white gel pen

You card closeup1

I pondered between a white heat embossed sentiment on a black strip of cardstock or stamp the sentiment directly on the panel. I chose to stamp the sentiments because I did not want to go through the process of heat embossing as it was not my day for it. I used MISTI to stamped the secondary sentiment directly on the panel. The sentiments are from Delicate Flowers stamp set.

I trimmed the panel and adhered to the white card base using craft foam. Then I added some white Nuvo crystal drops to finish off the card.

You card closeup

You card closeup2

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Something about masking technique just makes me enjoy the technique and process of creating. It is time consuming but very enjoyable. I just love the end result of this card. Hope you do too. Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. Have a wonderful day!

Comments

  1. Thank you soooo much for using the alphabet set! You hit it out of the park….I loved the details with the white gel pen!

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