Paper and Ink Imaginings

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Flamingo Wedding Card

What about a cute flamingo couple for a wedding card?

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Technique Tuesday, paper – Canson watercolor, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, watercolors – Sakura Koi, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder, Ranger clear.

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What the Flock Flamingo Card

I was gifted some new stamps & dies for my birthday (Offspring3 looks out for me – she feeds my crafting habit!), and these flamingos were in the group.

This sentiment made me giggle. I do remember hearing, “let’s get the flock out of here” around the house, maybe in my teens. My Dad is a fan of a play on words.

Supplies: Stamps – Technique Tuesday, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Calypso Coral, Smoky Slate, inks – Copics C1, C3, C7, R0000, R02, R11, R13, R14, RV04, RV11, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Technique Tuesday, embossing powders Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Ranger clear.


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Sunflowers in Progress

coloring sunflowers

I am working on a sunflower thank you card project. Trying to get the colors right in the various coloring mediums I own. I do really like the watercolored one (top right), but I don’t like the color of that scrap of watercolor paper (too creamy).

Supplies: Stamps – My Favorite Things, Stampin’ Up!, Technique Tuesday, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Papertrey Ink White, watercolor paper (from Ellen Hutson), inks – Copic E53, R25, R29, YG0000, YG03, YG85, Y18, Y26, Papertrey Ink Chai, Chamomile, Stampin’ Up! Close to Cocoa (retired), Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Summer Sun (retired), Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors.


Lacrosse Thank You Note Card

blue gold lax thank you

I was asked to make thank you note cards with the colors of blue and gold, and the theme of lacrosse.

BUSY week here. Off to the Senior Awards Assembly with Offspring3 this morning!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Technique Tuesday, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Delight,Night of Navy, inks – Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, VersaFine Smoky Gray, die – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Navy (retired).