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A Beary Special No Line Coloring Card

 Hi there! It's Peggy here. Today I want to show you a card with this super cute stamp set called Beary Special Birthday from My Favorite Things. 



This stamp set is so versatile, especially if you combine it with different card making techniques. No line coloring can be tricky, but for me Lawn Fawn's new Jellyfish inkpad was a game changer. I was always struggeling with either having harsh stamp lines showing through my no line coloring, or the stamp lines being so light that I couldn't see where to color anymore. This copic friendly ink from Lawn Fawn helps me a lot in getting my no line coloring the way I want it and I challenge you to try it as well! It's easier than you think! To finish the image I used a white gelly roll pen to add some highlights and I added Nuvo Crystal Dimensional Glaze to the balloon and set it aside to dry.


For the background I used a really cool technique you can do with the Wow Freestyle tool and embossing roller. This is basically a roller with which you can apply sticky embossing ink in any shape you like. You could do freehand writing or draw shapes like a heart or square. I started by cutting a panel using Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangles. Next I wanted to give the panel a super cool texture to create a floor for the little bear to stand on and for the space behind the image. I started rolling the sticky ink onto the bottom of the panel in a horizontal motion. I coated it with WoW embossing powder white twinkle and heat set with my heat tool. I did a similar technique on the rest of the panel but rolled on the ink in a diagonal way. I coated it with Lawn Fawn embossing powder gold and heat set. 

I covered the back of the panel in foam tape to give it some dimension. I left a little bit of room between the pieces of foam tape to tie a piece of bakers twine around the panel. I finished the card by cutting the text 'Happy Day' from a piece of white card stock and adhered it to the panel using LF Oliver's Stitched ABCs. A neat trick to get your letters as straight as possible is to position them on your card and pick the entire word up with a long strip of washi or other low tack tape. Turn it around, add your adhesive and glue the entire word to your panel!


I hope you are inspired by this card and will see you again next week!

Long Distance Hugs,

Peggy

(Come say hi @peggyemmerink on Instagram) 



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