My favorite kick-off

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Splattered and Sponged with Dreamy Stamp Penny Black

Of all the cards I made for the Summer Kick off Party at StampNation, this is my very favorite.  I decided to share it here because I love it and because some of the members wanted to pin it on Pinterest.  Thank you for pinning! :)

I started with a white piece of cardstock and a piece of computer paper.  I cut a 2″ circle in the computer paper, used the negative to mask and sponged the sun.

I then used the cut out circle and placed it over the sun to mask it while I sponged the blue background.  I dipped a paintbrush in water and tapped it to make splatters and droplets on the image.  Since the ink is waterbased, it gets washed out when wet which creates an amazing background!

I hope you enjoy this card and if you would like to see the entire video on how I made it and my thought process, the video is available on StampNation.  We hope you will join us!

Stampin’ Up Supplies (unless otherwise noted):

  • Dreamy Stamp Set (Penny Black)
  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black
  • Ink: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Midnight Muse
  • Accessories: 2″ Circle (I used my Circle Scissors Plus to cut this), Paint Brush, 2 Way Glue, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool

 

Thanks for stopping by today!

 

  • REBECA HERNANDEZ June 26, 2013, 4:29 pm

    What flourish stamp did you use? It’s beautiful!!

  • Catherine June 26, 2013, 4:33 pm

    Thank you! It’s the Dreamy Stamp Set (Penny Black).

  • Holly Saveur June 26, 2013, 6:15 pm

    GORGEOUS!

  • Beate Hauck June 27, 2013, 12:47 am

    Awesome!

  • Viv June 27, 2013, 4:14 am

    I’ve pinned this fabulous card to within an inch of it’s life!!! xxx

  • Robin July 3, 2013, 12:02 pm

    Fabulous card! Love your choice of colors and also the stamps.

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