SIMON SAYS: SUMMER SUNSHINE

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a card I made for the new Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Summer Sunshine. The DT creations on the blog are splendid, if you haven’t seen them yet head over there now!

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For my card I made a simple watercolour sunset using Distress Inks and a technique Jennifer McGuire shared with us recently, block watercolor.

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I picked Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Fired Brick and created a beautiful, sunset-like background to be the focus of my card. Originally it was stamped on a 4×5.5 inches watercolour paper, but I ended up tearing the sides and adhering it to a kraft card base to create a fun look.

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I then die cut and gold heat embossed the word hello from the Concord & 9th Double Cut Alphabet, and added that to my background.

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I really loved using this technique, I followed Jennifer’s tips and it turned out amazing on the first try so I’ll definitely be doing this again.

I hope you liked my card, thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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2 thoughts on “SIMON SAYS: SUMMER SUNSHINE

  1. Gorgeous card Lorna 🙂 I love the bold blended background with the gold embossed sentiment! the whole design of this is fabulous!

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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