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Tuesday with Tara {take 354} butterfly wish

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Happy Tuesday!  Today I’m sharing a super simple but bright & cheery card inspired by the SNS Challenge word “blend”… my background layer started as a stamped background I made that I just really didn’t like.  I decided to pull out some paints and do a subtle ombre blend over it to make it something I could use!

I blended together Distress Paint in Speckled Egg, Salvaged Patina & Cracked Pistachio, from left to right across the Cardstock.  I trimmed the outline portion of the butterfly from this card and layered it over some corrugated scraps I’d splattered and sprayed over with some Dina Wakley paints (which gave it a glossy finish). I added a spritz of mica spray for extra shine!

I finished off the card with more simple die cutting- bold text cut from my background (yep, that’s the ‘wish’ I used on last week’s card!) and a deckled edge and a bit of twine!

That’s really all there is to this card- super simple, ready to be shared with a friend 🙂

Inky hugs,

Tara

Time To Recycle

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

Hi Everyone! It’s Susan and I’m here with a card for today’s Random Act of Cardness Challenge. I decided that since today is Earth Day I would make the prompt RECYCLE.

I love to take pieces of cardboard boxes and use them on cards are as covers for notebooks and mini scrapbook albums.

I cut a piece of Moonlit Fog with the largest die in the Lawn Fawn Small Rectangle Die Set and adhered it to a white card base. After removing the top layer from the piece of cardboard I sponged the edges with Icing on the Cake ink from Catherine Pooler Designs then adhered it to the card.

I stamped the Zen Butterfly from Lavinia with Nocturne ink onto some brown paper that was used for packing in an online order I received. I fussy cut the image and adhered it to the card using craft foam under the wings to pop them up but the body and antennas are adhered directly to the card.

The sentiment is from My Favorite Things Beautiful Blessings, embossed with WOW Super Fine White Embossing Powder on Gina K Moonlit Fog card stock that I sponged the edges with Icing on the Cake ink and adhered directly to the card.

I finished the card with some clear gems in my stash.

 

 

Thanks so much for spending some of your day with me.
Take care
Susan

 

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Love You Furever

Monday, April 18th, 2022

 

Has spring sprung yet where you live? We’ve had a few chilly days lately where I am, but I’m trying to keep spring in mind with today’s Random Acts of Cardness prompt: GREEN! I could have gone with plants and greenery, but it seemed a while since I’d made a cat card, so…

 

 

… green and cats! I made a stencilled background using distress inks: mostly twisted citron and mowed lawn, with a little squeezed lemonade at the top and rustic wilderness at the bottom. That done, I stamped, embossed and Copic-coloured my two cute MFT cats – grey for the current master Duncan, and calico for the now-departed Cricket. 🙂  I also stamped and embossed the sentiment. For the green circle mat, I blended white cardstock to match using mowed lawn ink, and then used twisted citron for the edges of the card base that would show.

 

 

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