Creative Nugget: The spots on the sketch became spots of color made with various polka dot stamps and distress inks, Peeled Paint, Broken China, and Victorian Velvet. The spots were then overstamped with butterflies from two Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps clear stamp sets, Rose Collage and Serene Silhouettes. The corners were torn from another piece of Select White card stock and sent through the Big Shot with the Swiss Dots embossing folder. The sentiment from the Prayerful Thoughts stamp set seemed just right for these butterflies so it was layered on a Spellbinders ribbon slide die cut along with some seam binding dyed with the Victorian Velvet stamp pad. Everything was layered onto my favorite True Black card stock and an Autumn Rose card base. Easy-Peasy...and no patterned paper or copic markers!
For the Christmas version, the spots became stars:
I'm so excited that my Christmas stash is growing! For more inspiration for this sketch, check out the amazing samples made by the Sugar Babies! Hope you'll give this one a try and play along at The Sweet Stop...I'd love to see how you use the spots!
Before I leave I want to invite you to two exciting events happening on March 1st...
You don't want to miss this one. The new sets being released are amazing! Just to whet your appetite, here are peeks at two of the new clear stamp sets being released:
This set was designed by Dina Kowal. It includes 17 stamps and will sell for $15.
This next set was designed by Korin Sutherland. It includes 25 stamps and will sell for only $11.
See what I mean...just amazing! Hope you'll plan to join us next Thursday for a day of fun! Thanks for stopping by today...have a wonderful weekend!
Stamps: Rose Collage, Serene Silhouettes, Prayerful Thoughts (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black (Tsukineko), Victorian Velvet, Broken China, and Peeled Paint Distress inks (Ranger)
Paper: Select White, True Black, Autumn Rose (PTI)
Accessories: Floral Doily Motifs (Spellbinders), Kaiser Pearls, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder (Provocraft), Seam Binding (Really Reasonable Ribbon)