Hi there! We are finally in the new

Hi there! We are finally in the new place! Which is why I haven’t posted anything for a few days. Still not completely moved in (I have a few big pieces left to bring over, my book cases and china cabinet, and some boxes full of random little odds and ends) but at least we are here and I’ve been very busy unpacking. I still haven’t gotten my crafts set up but luckily I have quite a few cards that I did a while back and haven’t shared yet.

I don’t have the supplies on hand so I can’t write out a full description but I’ll share some photos anyhow.

With Father’s Day coming up I thought I’d share these cards first, I can’t wait to get all of my supplies over to the new place and have a work space again!

ImageImageImageImage

CASology

So as promised I am back with yet another challenge. This card is for CASology & the cue word is Travel.

My original plan was to water color the main panel, but fate stepped in and my mailman rang my door bell with a package of ink blending tools that I just bought, so I decided to go ahead and give that a shot! This was my first time using distress inks with a blending tool and I loved it.

Image

 

And here is some detail…

Image

 

 

I stamped the tiny little image of the paper airplane directly onto the background and stamped it again on some plain white card stock. Did a little fussy cutting around the paper airplane and stuck it on with some Kooltac clear adhesive directly over the original stamped image. I then added the sentiment ‘Just a Note’ from Hero Arts Everyday sayings stamp set.

And of course I couldn’t leave it alone there so I added the tiny little scalloped edge with some light blue scrap card stock I had sitting on my work surface and rounded the top two corners. I have to say, I really like this card & it was fun to make! :]