Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Simply Inspired

when I saw the sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge # 89 I knew participating was a must and these to cards are my take on their inspiration.
First, I started by creating this colorful yet soft background by simply rubbing a cotton ball over color chalk and then rubbing the cotton ball right on the cardstock. I love this effect.
 There was an idea of mine that I had to try. I tried using a tiny clear heart stamp to create a little white seal heart. I just dripped a few drops of white sealing wax on parchment paper and then stamped right over the warm wax with a moist clear heart stamp, waited a second, lifted it up and tada!. Love at first sigh.
The wax easily come off the parchment paper, the wax didn't stick to my clear stamp or leave any residue behind.  I also made my little enamel looking dots for this card below from sealing wax...just drops of sealing wax.
Thanks CAS(E) this Sketch for the inspiration.

Tip: Clean your cardstock surface with an embossing buddy just as you would before heat embossing or you will see finger prints after you apply the color.

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  1. Nice work with the chalk...gorgeous card! ....love the envy seal too!

  2. wow this is gorgeous.. love how you added the color in the background and the gold embossing.. PERFECT..

  3. Beautiful with just the perfect touches!


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