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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thinking of You ~ Project of the Day #14

Hello Crafty Friends,

Woke up this morning and went for a walk at the park with a friend...great way to start the day. Came home and worked on a list of things to do and accomplished 3/4 of it. Then I took a nice, long nap. I'd say this has been a productive day! 

After watching numerous videos yesterday I finally was able to get some inking done. I practiced a little blending, but I am not quite pleased yet, so I decided to try a stencil (thanks to a Jennifer McQuire video). I only have a few stencils in my collection and polka dots are my favorite; therefore, I selected this one first.

I used five different Ranger Distress inks to create the rainbow effect. I only had two round blending tools and had to change out the pads, so I called my son while he was running an errand and asked him to pick me up another pack. He did!

The stamped sentiment is by Lawn Fawn ~ Scripty Sayings and I used Ebony embossing powder. My daughter actually picked out the saying since she leaves for college this Sunday. She said I need to send this to her in a care package. One of her favorite colors is orange, which is why I chose that sparkly washi tape by Queen & Co.

I matched the sequins with the inks and adhered them with Tombow glue. The card base is MFT 100 lb paper ~ Orange Fizz.
Time to continue working on my list. I still have a couple "things" to cross off so I can say "DONE!". Tomorrow is Friday already. This week sure did go by quick. I hope the rest of the summer doesn't fly by...I have a lot more I still want to do.

Stay Creative,
Georgiana  

13 comments:

  1. I love the background polka dots~so colorful! Good luck on your list..looks like you well on your way:)
    Sherrie K

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  2. Very pretty card! The polka dots are so much fun and I just love the sprinkling of sequins you added! Glad to hear that you are enjoying your summer vacation!

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  3. Lovely. Like the use of that stencil.
    Sue

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  4. This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. It's gorgeous, Georgiana!! Your blending is perfect!! The colors look amazing!! Love the dots, too!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  6. This is such a cheerful card and the colors are so pretty! I love polka dots too!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  7. Gorgeous card!! I love the pretty background and the colors!!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  8. Pretty card...love your rainbow background.

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  9. How very pretty!! I think your inking and blending look great!! And the sequins are just great!! Love the sentiment, too!!! :)

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  10. So glad you had a productive day! I'm a list person too and always love crossing things off once I'm done!!

    Your card is so bright and happy! The rainbow stencilled background looks fabulous!

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  11. This turned out so awesome - I love rainbows and this card is super COOL!!

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