For quite a while now I have seen deigns made where the clouds in the sky were done using a scallop circle. I always thought it was interesting and had wanted to try it.
The photo above is of the finished design. I like the shading in the sky, but it is acutally only done with one color. Interesting how it changes the look of intensity of the color with this technique.
Instead of using a scallop circle, I used our new Extra Large Fancy Flower Paper Punch, item #118073 in the Occasion Mini Catalog.
1. Punch out 1 of the Extra Large Fancy Flowers
2. Place it on the card base (I used whisper white for the card base).
3. Using a small sponge, lightly sponge Bashful Blue Classic Ink (item #105209) over the top part of the flower onto the card base.
4. Move the flower over and repeat. Keep doing this step until your sky is complete.
It is OK to go over areas that you have sponged before, just change the position of the flower. It really gives it a neat affect that looks like clouds.
5. Then I used Garden Green Classic Ink and sponge on the ground cover (no designs, just the sponge).
The stamp set I used for this card is called Good Neighbors, item #118378 for wood mount OR item #119116 for clear mount. This is a Sale-a-bration stamp set that is available as one of your free choices if you have a $50 minimum order (before tax & shipping). The stamp set has 3 different houses, 3 different roofs, 3 different trees, and the cloud design. It was fun to use.
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I did get my Flip Ultra HD video today. I think I have some work ahead of me to learn how to use it properly. Will post a video soon. I have decided that at the point I am doing video tutorials that I also will at least post a mini-tutorial if not a full tutorial. There was quite a bit of mixed feelings about videos verus photo tutorials. Since I don't want to lose any of my loyal followers, doing a bit of both will help everyone. Thank you all so much for being such loyal fans.
A quick reminder too that I have a Facebook page for KreatesKards also. It is a great way to join in on discussions, post your creations, and let us know what you are doing too. Here's the link. I consider it an extension of my blog here ... they work well together.
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