Here's my first card
I started with STAMPlorations ARTplorations Dots 'N Beans stencil and distress inks (cracked pistachio, faded jeans, dusty concord), applied with an ink blending tool. To keep the diagonal lines of colour separate, I used some scrap paper as a mask.
Here's my second card for today
For this card, I started by inking up a white A2 panel with distress inks (salty ocean, faded jeans, chipped sapphire) applied with an ink blending tool. In retrospect, I probably should have started with blue cardstock and added the blue distress inks to it. I then grabbed my STAMPlorations ARTplorations Stars Align stencil and spritzed water onto it. I spritzed a few times and then applied the wet surface to the inked panel. Then, I patted the stencil down to ensure good coverage. I waited a minute or two, to let the water "lift" the ink and then gently removed the stencil. I dabbed up the extra water with some paper towel. I didn't "like" the first attempt, so I re-spritzed the stencil and repeated the process and second time. I was much happier this time. Here's a close-up.
For the sentiment, I chose a clear sticker from STAMPlorations Shine Bright collection of clear stickers, adhered to a scrap of blue cardstock, trimmed to a fishtail banner and popped up with dimensionals.
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