Itty Bitty a Day challenge – Day 2

So, I knew I wouldn’t have time this week to participate every day in the fun challenge over at the Unity Show and Tell page, but as luck would have it, the lawn was far too wet to try and cut this evening! Off to my craft table I went!

I discovered that I don’t do well with deadlines and my “mojo” seems to be more of a drop-in-when-it-feels-like-it rather than a by-invitation sort of guest. Took me ages to complete my card but I did finish. This first photo shows the stamping; I used Seashell Song and swiped my gelatos over it with a tiny bit of water to make it move. This is a second generation stamp to get rid of some of the blobbiness (hmm, blobbiness? I am sure there is a better word but it’s late and I’m tired — I’m sticking with blobby) 


Then I embossed with clear powder and spritzed a little Biscotti Perfect Pearls Mist for some shimmer.

closeup embossing

Finally, I layered my card with a kraft base and some Authentique papers from the Fresh collection.  Oh and I stamped the “thinking of you” sentiment at the bottom from the How You Doin’ set. I ran some distress ink around to define some edges. And there you have it! My Seashell Thinking of You card!!

seashell thinking of you

Supplies: CTMH kraft cardstock, Authentique “Fresh” patterned papers, DCWV scalloped cardstock, Seashell Song itty bitty from Unity as well as How You Doin’, distress ink – Pumice stone, Faber-Castell gelatos – Red Cherry and Metallic Melon

A final note: this is my first attempt at blogging, please be gentle!! 😉


First times for everything!

Wow, so this is my first blog post EVER! Not gonna lie, a little unsure about this whole thing. I have browsed “the blogosphere” for quite awhile now and though I thoroughly enjoy reading other people’s posts, I am not convinced I have anything worthy of putting out there.
But it seems like blogging  is “de rigeur” in the craft/art world as a means of sharing techniques, creations, thoughts and I am all about the sharing, for sure!
So I am jumping in, like a kid in a puddle with their best clothes on, and we will see where this takes us!!

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