Welcome 2018! I wish you a very healthy, happy New Year.
I was playing with Petal Palette Stamp Set (page 23), which I received at OnStage
It was one of the stamp sets we used for the make-n-takes.
All the designs in the Petal Passions Designer Series Paper (DSP) are
in black and white, and are ideal for colouring, which is what I’ve done
for today’s card.
I was undecided whether to
paint over the whole sheet, or just the white areas, but I wonder if I painted over the whole area, it would be a waste ink, or would it use such a minute amount, it wouldn’t matter!
card, I decided to paint just the white areas only, and I’m pleased with the
result, although it was quite time-consuming.
Obviously, until I try it that way, I don’t know
if there are any drawbacks I haven’t thought of!
I do know that when you
paint over just the white parts, you inevitably go over some of the
black areas too, but when it’s dry, you can’t see it at all – it’s
At the moment, I like the idea of just painting all over, but
the jury is out until I’ve tried it!
I used the Dark Pink
Pirouette SB for the roses, the Light Old Olive SB for the leaves, and
the Light Crumb Cake SB for the bird.
I can’t resist painting him like a
robin by painting his breast with the Light Cherry Cobbler SB!
I also used the two
largest Stitched Shapes Circles Framelits Dies to die cut two Whisper
White CS circles.
I adhered them together using Tombow,layering them so
that the outside edges were lined up together – just something a little
I adhered the roses on top using Dimensionals, and then
adhered it all to the front of the card using more Dmensionals.
I die cut it using the an oval die frm the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies,
mounted it onto the card front using Dimensionals.
adhered the robin, half on and half off the sentiment using
the card I added a layer of Whisper White CS, and stamped and painted
going to get my Stamp-a-ma-jig set up today, and stamp over it with Tuxedo
Black Memento Ink.
But one thing’s for sure, it will look better! LOL!