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Today (and every Wednesday) I share my Design Team card for the Watercooler Wednesday challenges. This week we have an "Anything Goes" challenge and I'm sharing this fun cactus creation using the "Stuck on You" stamp set by Gina K. If you follow my blog regularly then you will know that I am currently on a spending freeze and have been working hard at using many of the unused stamp sets in my craft room. It's been fun to see what's hidden in all my beautiful Ikea cabinets and I hope you are also enjoying seeing a variety of never-before-seen-here-products!
Full supply list at end of post.
The base of this A2 sized card is made from Old Olive cardstock. The first matted layer is a sheet of 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" sheet of watercolored paper that I had in my scrap bin. I splattered some Old Olive ink onto the paper for added detail. I stamped all images from the Gina K "Stuck on You" stamp set onto Whisper White cardstock using Tuxedo Memento Black ink. All images were then colored with my Spectrum Noir alcohol ink markers before being die cut with the coordinating "Stuck on You" dies.
Once all images were colored and die cut, I adhered them to the center of the card using Stampin' Dimensionals. I heat embossed the sentiment in White Stampin' Emboss powder on Crumb Cake cardstock. I notched both ends before adhering it to a strip of Gold Glimmer paper that was attached to the card using Stampin' Dimensionals for added depth.
Today's card was inspired by the "Anything Goes" challenge at Watercooler Wednesday:
I hope you have enjoyed today's card! Please join us at Watercooler Wednesday and share YOUR papercraft creations!
Thanks for visiting and stay cool out there!
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