Wednesday, July 6, 2011

More Make it Monday

Hi!
I had so much fun last night getting inky with my card for this week's make it monday challenge that i decided to stay up (way past my bedtime) and try some multicolored reinker stamping with the beautiful blessings stamp set and i ended up making two more cards:)

I used Papertrey Ink's Simply Chartreuse and Tsukineko's Pinecone reinkers for the sentiments, i really wanted to highlight the bold words with the green ink to make them stand out more :)

so here are my cards:

the joyful in hope poppies card:

and the ordinary day lillies card (i don't actually know what kind of flowers those are supposed to be, but they kind of look like water lillies to me so that's what i'm calling them :)



oh, and on a side note, this card was a test drive for my new white pigment ink i ordered last week, if you haven't tried Fresh Ink's white pigment ink, go get some immediately, it stamped like a dream, great coverage with just one gentle pounce on the pad, it had perfect coverage but it didn't gunk up my stamp and block with excess ink, so i could actually see where i wanted to stamp, it showed up really well on darker cardstock, and it wasn't too bad of a pain to clean off of my stamp. big fan. i've tried american crafts, papertrey ink, versa color, and versa magic white pigment inks before but fresh ink just soared to the top of my favorites :)

Thanks for stopping by! Please let me know what you think! :)
Have a great day! - hope the weather isn't as stormy for you wherever you are! the thunder keeps freaking out my dog here :)




Supplies: everything's from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted

joyful in hope poppies card:
Cardstock: Rustic Cream & Kraft
Ink: Versacolor Scarlet Pigment Ink,Papertrey Ink's Simply Chartreuse and Tsukineko's Pinecone reinkers
Stamps: Beautiful Blessings & Botanical Silhouettes
Dies: Fillable Frames #1
Other: Ranger's Cut-n-Dry Foam, dimensional adhesive, & Staedtler Pigment Liner Pens

ordinary day lillies card:
Cardstock: Kraft & Dark Chocolate
Ink: Fresh Ink White pigment ink, Jenni Bowlin Brown Sugar dye ink, & Papertrey Ink's Simply Chartreuse and Tsukineko's Pinecone reinkers
Stamps: Beautiful Blessings, Botanical Silhouettes, Daydreamer, & Fillable Frames #10
Other: Rustic Button Twine & dimensional adhesive
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4 comments

  1. Both of your cards are beautiful! I like how you used two colors for the sentiment. By the way, where did you order that white ink? I have been hunting for THE GREAT WHITE! ;)

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  2. Wonderful cards!! I love the simple yet striking layout.

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  3. Absolutely wonderful cards! I love how you cut the poppies out on the first card and I totally love the colors on the second card.

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  4. Becky these are so pretty ,you did a wonderful job on all of them.

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