Hi there! My upline, Mandy Leahy, is hosting a fantastic little challenge this month to create a card-a-day. You can find it HERE. She even gave us a different theme or guideline for each day! I finished the first one just in time...but posting is another matter all together, lol. Here is day #1 Use a Banner!
This card is dedicated to my two friends who I was having a washi discussion with yesterday. I was determined to use it as more than an afterthought...and for this one, it was actually the FIRST part of the card I make! Girls, I love this banner even more than capris! ;)
This adorable sentiment is found on Close to My Heart's Joyful Birthday My Acrylix stamp set.
I even used washi on the inside of the card to easily add a bit of interest!
Any other washi lovers out there? Check out these two that I used on my website!
Slate Polk-a-dot Washi Tape
Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape
Guess what!? Very soon there will be MORE washi to choose from!!!! I will let you know when they are available, but let me leave you with a few hints of what is to come...spots, chevrons, and woodgrain and MORE....is anyone else drooling??? :)
Mooooooving on to day 2, we had a challenge with embossing! Sweet! I desperately need more little thank you cards to send with my Etsy orders, so I came up with an idea using 3x3 card bases made of Kraft paper, our Mini Pigment Inks, and clear embossing powder...
You can see the shiny detail in the stamp a bit better in this one...the stamp is cut out of White Daisy CS on my E2 from the Close to My Heart Art Philosophy cartridge...
I used the retired June Stamp of the Month, A Flowering Bunch, to make a row of flowers to go along with the thank you...and added sparkles to match on a few of the blooms! I was even able to color the clear Sparkles with my Alcohol Ink Markers to match the ink on the stamp! :)
Two days down and 28 to go! :)