While checking over at Less is More, where the current challenge is
I was inspired by Sarah's card
Here's my card
At first, I wasn't sure what a 'bits' box was. Then, I figured it was the box where all of my leftover stuff goes. The stuff that just didn't quite work out the way I thought or the leftover stuff when you ink up a whole card panel but only needed a strip. I dug through my 'bits' box and found this bright panel. There are lots of treasures in my 'bits' box. I should check there more often.
I think that I had inked it up with distress inks (ripe persimmon, picked raspberry and maybe abandoned coral). I then lightly spritzed up Simon Says STAMP's Bold Flower Outline stencil and applied it, wet side down onto the inked panel. I pressed the stencil down and let it sit for a few minutes before carefully removing the stencil. I've seen this technique described as stencil stamping. I inked up two small areas, one with ripe persimmon and one with picked raspberry. I brushed perfect pearls over each before diecutting with Paper Smooches Balloons dies. I stamped the sentiment from Simon Says STAMP's Floral Bliss stamp set on a scrap of red cardstock and trimmed it. To complete the card, I used some silver baker's twine for the balloons strings and a scrap of striped colored printed paper.
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