The weather has been a bit dreary here so I turned to the TGIF Challenge for bright colors. The GDP sketch this week put those beautiful colors to perfect use.
Here’s my card:
Here’s the banner for the TGIF#58 Challenge:
And here’s the banner for the GDP#38 Challenge:
To make my card, I started with the rectangular panel and worked backward. On a clear block, I colored over it with a Daffodil Delight Marker. I barely spritzed it with water and stamped it on a Shimmery White sheet of cardstock and then swiped the block the rest of the way across the piece of paper. I repeated the technique with Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie. I made sure each color overlapped just a bit.
After the cardstock dried, I painted a thin coat of Gesso a bit larger than my stamped image and let that dry. I pressed my sentiment stamp from the Tin of Cards Stamp Set in VersaMark and then in Melon Mambo and stamped my card. To finish it, I embossed it with clear embossing powder.
I mounted the strip on Melon Mambo Cardstock and set it aside.
Next, I used the medium sized die from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlets Dies and cut out Melon Mambo paper three times. I glued them on Whisper White cardstock on the left side of the paper.
I glued the finished panel on the right side of the Whisper White Cardstock, overlapping the dies cuts a bit. I mounted the whole thing on a piece of Melon Mambo card base and called it done!
The bright colors made me smile! I hope it made you smile too!
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