Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Bees, Cosmos and a Butterfly

 

Hi,

This is Susan on the blog today. I needed to make a very special birthday card for a dear young woman. She is expecting her fourth child so I needed to knock this out of the park. The pink butterfly represents their daughter and the 3 bees are their sons. The third bee, who is not quite here yet, is just tucked under the large "mama" flower. As you can see on the detail shot, I used a lot of 3M Foam tape.

I got out my standard sized MISTI and stamped out WPlus9 Designs Flora and Fauna 3 onto Arches 140 lb cold pressed water color paper. The MISTI is great for water color paper as I often have to stamp 3 times to get the image fully stamped. The MISTI keeps everything lined up until I am done with the stamping. I wanted a no-line look so I used InkOn3 Fade Out ink. I think used my water color palette to color everything in. Most of my paints are by Daniel Smith. The flower color is mostly Quinacridone Coral.



After I finished all the painting, I used the accompanying dies to die cut all the images out. I stamped the sentiments using my MISTI. I think I used WPlus9 Designs Old Silver for both. I did use the shadow die cut three times for the with love sentiment. I also die cut the WPlus9 Designs Lattice Frame die for the back ground. I mounted everything with 3M Foam tape and added droplets using Gina K Connect Glue.


Thanks for stopping by;
Susan

Products Used: I am using compensated affiliate links at no further cost to you.



No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for taking the time to comment.