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Monday Happy and Simple – Beautiful

Hello all,

Today’s Happy and Simple card features Heidi Swapp’s Art Screen inks that I brayered onto the panel to create a shimmery background.  This ink dries fast and has a very nice metallic shimmer to it.

To further develop the background element, I randomly stamped a script saying across the panel.  I then stamped an image into the center of this piece that had a few nice swirls on it (I only wanted the swirls here because I was going to overlay my focal point onto this image). Next, I layered a piece of sheer ribbon over a strip of tulle and adhered to background base.  Finally, I stamped my focal point, die cut it out (using a simple circle die cut), and adhered it over the previously stamped image.  This panel was then mounted to a coordinating piece of cardstock and adhered to a white card base.

These quick and simple steps created a beautiful card with lots of layers and depth.  Hope you enjoyed this week’s post.

Materials:

White & Blue Cardstock
Heidi Swap, Art Screen Ink – Teal & Silver
See d’s, Lil’ stamps – Beautiful
Club Scrap, Paris Flea Market – script stamp
Ranger, Archival Ink – Jet Black
Tulle
Sheer Ribbon

Happy day,
L

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