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You're My Person

Hey Crafters!

I'm glad to be back on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog today with this super fun card that was really easy to pull together.

I've probably talked about this before, but I am often amazed (not in a good way) at how bad I am about sending out cards. As a card maker....this doesn't really make sense. But because I end up selling a lot of what I make, sometimes I just forget to create in bulk so that I can have some on hand in my own stash to send to friends and loved ones.

One of my biggest fans is my husband. And let's be honest: He is my person. Sometimes I still can't believe how blessed I am to have him in my life. And so I dedicate today's card to him--a guy who never seems to mind receiving rainbow cards from me!




I pulled out my distress oxide inks for today's card and tried a little bit of a different technique. Instead of blending the inks on to my cardstock, I applied the inks directly on to an acrylic block, sprayed them with water, and then applied the inked blocks directly to my paper. After I had gotten my stripes of color to a vibrancy level that I was happy with, I used my water sprayer and my heat gun simultaneously to add some more layers of water and oxidation. I trimmed down my oxide panel a bit and then glued it on to my standard A2 card base.

Next, I went to set up the sentiment panel. I used a stamp set from My Favorite Things that is no longer available, but the beauty of this card layout design is that you can use any sentiment that you like! I recommend the All Occasion Sentiments set from My Favorite Things because of the bold script style. I stamped some hearts with the matching distress oxide inks and then cut them out before finally adding a layer of Glossy Accents to the top for some dimension and shine. I glued them to my sentiment panel and then cut out the sentiment panel using the Wonky Stitched Rectangle dies from My Favorite Things. I then added a panel of craft foam under the panel before adhering it to my card base.

That wraps up today's card! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Kelly

Comments

  1. Very bright and cool - really like it! And I'm the same, terrible about sending out cards. I made a vow to get better recently - sent two today! Yey! Go Us! :) Jenny x

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  2. I'm a huge fan of cheerful rainbow card, so thanks for this one !

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