Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Hello Dahlia, SIP43

Hi friends! I hope your week is going well so far. It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge at Stamp Ink Paper, and this week it's a fabulous sketch by Justin. I must admit, I don't normally gravitate to things "askew", as it conflicts with the Libra in me! I do like this one, though!

The big focal panel inspired me to use a large background stamp I've only used once before, Definately Dahlia. I inked it up with Blushing Bride ink, then used a sponge dauber to add some Calypso Coral ink to the center. I stamped it on watercolor paper, and used an aqua painter to blend and spread the colors a bit. I kept playing a bit more, and added some more Coral ink with the aqua painter to add a little more depth. I think I like it! 

Products Used: (All Stampin' Up)
Stamp Sets: Delightful Dahlia
Card Stock: Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Watercolor Paper
Patterned Paper: Stacked with Love
Ink Pads: Calypso Coral, Blushing Bride
Tools: Big Shot, Greetings Thinlits, Sponge Dauber, Aqua Painter
Accessories: Neutrals Candy Dots

Thanks for stopping by and I would be so happy if you left a comment! Then, head over to see what the rest of our Design Team has created at Stamp Ink Paper!

Have a terrific Tuesday!


Donna said...

This is so pretty, Sandy, I love it! I didn't know you were a Libra like me (LOL) but, I agree with your comments as well! Your card is beautiful; I appreciate reading your "how to," also... Thanks for sharing! Cheers, Donna

Joanne James said...

Ok so the first card you made with this stamp Sandy made me go out and buy it!! I love this one just as much! I will have to give this technique a go - so pretty, even if it the wonky thing doesn't sit well with you!

laurie said...

That flower is gorgeous! That is an awesome sketch too...wish I had time to play along...I'm STILL cleaning white sheet rock dust....I'm beginning to think it will never end...LOL!