Simon Says Stamp Monday February 1, 2016 Challenge
Ray Of Sunshine
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My Card. . .
I wanted to do a sparkly sun for this card, but I had none of the great sun die cuts or even stamps so I turned to my Cricut Explore for this card. I cut all three layers of my sun and my cloud with it. The sun I cut out of a yellow polka dot paper and the cloud were cut out of three different shades of blue paper.
I used a scor-pal sheet to create sticky paper and used it for one of my clouds and the base layer of my card so I could have glittered shapes. You put the scor-pal sheet on regular paper, then cut. You remove the backing paper and apply glitter and rub the glitter into the adhesive and you get a glittered image without messy glue and the glitter stays put, I love it! (I learned this from Jennifer McGuire) I used Recollections extra fine glitter in Sunflower and a blue glitter that I picked up from the Dollar Tree.
I applied Cats Eye Ink in Canary to the second layer of sun and clear embossed for the shiny look. For the sun center I applied some Distress Ink in Mustard Seed and flicked with water to give it a little texture.
My panel is a 5 x 3.75 watercolor piece, I sponged on some Hampton Arts blue ink for a background and applied my layered sun about 3/4 of an inch from the bottom of the panel. I then placed my clouds at the bottom over lapping and covering the bottom of my sun. I placed the glittered cloud in the front and used some foam adhesive squares for some dimension. I added to strips of blue to my card base and then attached my panel with some foam tape.
I stamped my sentiment from Virginia Turtle beYOU stamp set on a piece of vellum cut a flag end and attached to the corner. I finished up with glitter enamel dots from Virginia Turtle.
This card ended up being nothing like my original idea, I couldn't find the supplies I needed for my original idea and ended up changing the orientation half way though, still LOVE it!
See You Next Time!