05 May 2008

Mother's Opalite Flair

Here is the card I made for my MIL for Mother's Day. I must admit I really like this card! Perhaps I can keep it for myself??? LOL! This stamp is from a set from Innovative Stamp Creations called Flair of Summer. I bought this set specifically because of this stamp!

The layout was inspired by Mary Jo's Techo Stampers' Sketch #15.

You can't see the soft shimmer on this card, but I used the Opalite Color Infusion from the TJ newsletter Feb 2008. I really love this technique, it creates some beautiful artwork.

I sponged some Lavender Lace on the oval edges then sponged some Glacier Blue Opalite over it. Well, it sort of lost the nice sponging along the edge, but I really didn't want to redo the sentiment, which I stamped a word at a time to fit it within the oval. (I actually punched an oval and sponged around the edges onto the Whisper White to have an idea of my oval size, then stamped the sentiment, and finally punched out the sentiment.)

Stamps: Flair Of Summer (ISC); Ink: Lavender Lace, Purely Pomegranate, Pumpkin Pie, YoYo Yellow, StazOn Black, Basic Black, Glacier Blue Opalite; Paper: Lavender Lace, Basic Black, Glossy White, Whisper White; Accessories: Jumbo Scallop Oval (pink) punch, Super Jumbo (blue) Oval punch, Crafter's Tool Kit (SU) (for brad placement), Ticket Corner Punch.