Hey friends! If you thought I was done with this amazing set, you were simply wrong! It drags me like a magnet! So I had this idea of stamping the blooms with white pigment ink on Kraft card stock and turn them into cherry blossoms. I used Hero Arts Unicorn White for the stamping and Neenah Desert Storm for the paper.
When the ink was dry I took two of my pinkish Prismacolor pencils and went over the flowers staying mainly at the center. Next step, I stamped my sentiment. And afterwards I added a few gouache splotches with a paint brush.
I also went all around my panel with a blending tool and the same white ink. Final step, foam mounting the panel on a standard A2 card base. No special embellishments this time but I really liked how this turned out. In fact, after everything was done, I thought I had to have a similar look but in blue.
Well, in blue, things didn’t actually went as I had imagined it. I started by blending Broken China Distress Oxide Ink on a piece of Neenah Solar White. Adding a few droplets of clean water and dumping it with a paper towel. Then I stamped the branches. And then I stamped the blooms with the same white ink as above. But this time, the impression wasn’t as good. I continued anyway and left it alone to dry.
I then got my white Prismacolor Pencil and tried to whiten my blossoms. It didn’n work, I must say. So I tried with my white Distress Crayon. It did a bit better, but not as well as I would like. I gave up at this point. Added my white splotches and my sentiment and foam mounted the panel on another standard A2 card base.
Though the final result wasn’t what I was really going for, I still kept it because after all, I did enjoy the process. Next time, I might try it directly on blue card stock (lol).
Thank you for visiting and I’ll see you soon!
Entering these to the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything goes
Addicted to CAS challenge #129: Teal