Thursday, August 22, 2019

Beauty is God's Handwriting

Hi Friends!

I am still making an effort to create cards using some of my older stamp sets.

This Clean and Simple card combines three retired Stampin’ Up! sets- Natural Beauty, God’s Beauty and Botanicals.

This card was quick and easy to create- I heat embossed the butterfly image with clear embossing powder onto a white cardstock panel and once cooled, masked the image before stamping the text image and sentiment using water-based markers.  A water brush was used to blend a bit of the color and I used the remaining ink off the silicone mat to create a bit of splatter.

The text image was used on the base and the main image panel was mounted with dimensional foam.

I finished off the card using a clear glitter pen and white gel pen.

If you have not had a chance to stop by the above challenge sites, I encourage you to do so- fabulous galleries and inspiration from all!

Stamp Sets: Nature’s Beauty, God’s Beauty and Botanicals (all retired Stampin’ Up!)

Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black,  Stampin’ Write Markers- Crushed Curry, Elegant Eggplant and Highland Heather; White Gel Pen, Clear Glitter Pen

Cardstock/Designer Paper: Whisper White

Accessories: Embossing Buddy®, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, AquaPainter™

Thanks again for taking the time to visit- hugs and I hope you have a wonderful weekend!


Loll said...

Gorgeous card Julie! I love the mix of colours ... so striking! Your butterfly is so pretty and I love the arsty, watercoloured look of your background script and splatters. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

Bonnie said...

I love the watery background script with this beautiful butterfly, Julie! A wonderful sentiment too! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!

Marcia Hill said...

Lovely, lovely card Julie and I just LOVE your sentiment too...perfect to go along with that beautiful butterfly! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! :0)

Karen Dunbrook said...

so beautiful Julie...great watercoloured look!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at the CAS Watercolour Challenge.
:) Karen

Holly's Handmade Card said...

Such beautiful card, great design and I love the watercolor wash background! Thanks so much for joining us at CC&S!

samantha's cards said...

What a lovely use of this week's colors, thanks for playing along with us at CC&S

karen h said...

Beautiful card! I like the added text stamping on the card base! Thank you for joining us at CC&S!

Fiona said...

Such a pretty CAS card - the watercolour wash is very effective - if you love using old stamps come and join my FB group where we celebrate all things current and retired - The Joy of Sets - thanks for joining us at SU Only challenge this week.

Christy Lynn said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous. I love how you added water to the script background, it makes for such a neat effect. Those colors are amazing with your butterfly too! Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges, we hope you'll check out the new challenge starting today!

Cindy Coutts @ Cindy B Designs said...

LOVE how you muddied up the script background! Thank you so much for joining us at SUO Challenges. Apologies for the late comment and we hope that you join us for the color challenge this week!

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