very disappointed yesterday because my delivery from UPS didn’t arrive!
When I tracked my delivery at lunchtime, it was marked as “delayed”.
Later during the day it said it was due for delivery by the end of the
I so hope it arrives today as I have everything
ready to get my customers’ happy mail packaged and sent out!
I was able to finish my card swaps for Thailand, and also make one that
I upped very slightly, plus a video that I’ll schedule for publishing
while I’m away, possibly 16th July.
I feel amazingly well organised, and
have just two more videos to make.
One of the videos that came up was one that demonstrated the faux metal technique, which is what I’ve used for today’s cards.
I think it’ll be a great technique to share in a video!
The images on
these cards are somewhat bland and need “something” added.
made both cards more or less the same, so rather than explain twice,
I’ll run through both cards describing the Marina Mist card first, and
then I’ll put the details for the Smokey Slate card in brackets
immediately after the blue card, if they differ.
started with a card base of Whisper White Cardstock (CS), then a layer
of Basic Black CS and a top layer of Marina Mist CS (Smokey Slate CS).
I stamped the car, which is from the Guy Greetings Stamp Set, on a piece
of Whisper White CS using Basic Black Archival Ink.
I coloured the car
using the Marina Mist (Soft Sky) Marker Pen.
under the car I stamped the birthday sentiment which is also from the
Guy Greetings Stamp Set.
I coloured the hollow parts of the letters
using Marina Mist (Soft Sky) Marker Pen.
Inside the card I adhered a
layer of Basic Black CS, and then a top layer of Marina Mist (Smokey
Before adding the top layer I stamped another image of the
car in the bottom left-hand corner.
That’s it for today. Until tomorrow, happy crafting.