Hello again! I DID have time to play again today - and got a couple more cards done for my Stenciled Class homework - here is the first one:
I was once again inspired by the amazing Debbie Hughes - her work never fails to make my breath catch just a little! I have been loving embossing paste for a while now - but was particularly fascinated by the way she misted her paper a bit with Heidi Swapp Color Shine, let that dry, then added her embossing paste over the top of that. I used Mint Green and Gold color shine - LOVE that color combo right now!
I actually followed the layout of her card a lot too, adding some feathers cut with a Simon Says Stamp die and covering them with Wink of Stella for some sparkle before tying a jute twine bow on the bottom of them. Then I stamped the big "happy" from The Big, the Bold, and the Happy stamp set from newcomer Winnie and Walter. I am totally loving that font still! I heat embossed it on vellum with some gold glitter Zing embossing powder, then fussy cut it out. The word has some parts that are wide enough to sneak some foam adhesive behind and not see it.
I cut the Simon Says Tilted banner die with some coordinating Bazzil Cardstock, then heat embossed the small part of the sentiment from the same Winnie and Walter stamp set in white. Attached that, and then added a couple of gold sequins, and a few teeny tiny pearls to the feathers to finish it off.
I am also linking this up with the current Inspired By Challenge - although my colors went a little more teal than the true blue in the picture:
And linking up with the Pumpkin Spice Challenge - Use something Shiny.
Finally, linking up with the Simon Says Monday Challenge Blog - "A is for..." - and I say A is for "airy" - because that is always the word that comes to mind when I see one of Debby Hughes cards, and that was what I was emulating!
Thanks for stopping by! Be back soon with my other card I finished today!