Feb 13, 2018

Thinking of Spring

Vickie Y sharing a monochromatic blues card with you today.  Here in the USA midwest we have had lots of cold, snowy winter days.  These cold days make me think ahead to warmer, Spring weather!

To create my card I used these distress oxide inks and wateolor paper to create the background panel for my card:

I smooshed the inks onto my craft mat and then spritzed with water

Then I smooshed the watercolor paper panel onto the spritzed inks to create the background and used a heat tool to speed up the drying process

Next, I used a blending tool using the same colors of oxide inks to create a blended ink panel to use for the dies

Placed each die onto the blended ink panel and die cut them to arrange on the watercolor panel to create the card (shown above)

Here's a close up of the die cuts on the card

Here are the dies used found in the DRU online store:

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  1. Love your background colors. Perfect dies for this pretty card! C'mon Spring!!!

  2. fabulous background and love the monochromatic touch to all the accents

  3. Beautiful card and gorgeous background! Aren't these oxide inks fun to work with!! Your card makes me yearn for spring ... beautiful inspiration ... thanks!

  4. Vickie, this is so soft and dreamy. I just love it!!!

  5. Beautiful card. Love the soft colours you used to blend your background.

  6. gorgeous backgrounds! I love distress! pretty cards!



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