I am so excited to be sharing my very first blog post with you all!! Today I am showing a fun technique using some lovely Catherine Pooler products. I am featuring the Patterned Paper pad, Painted Butterflies and the inks Whipped Honey, Wintergreen & Over Coffee to add some dimension. Let's take a look!
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You can see my whole process on my YouTube video below!
I decided to cut the different patterned paper into 1 inch strips. I then inked the edges of each piece of paper to add some contrast and dimension. I also am highlighting the fun stamp set, Hey, hey, hey & it's compatible die cut that comes with 2 dies, one to cut out the word 'hey' in a pretty, thin font, and the other is the background to the word 'hey'.
I adhered each strip on with Cherry Tape & then die cut out the word "hey" & the background die with the same butterfly patterned paper. I then put the full "hey" on the front of the card with some foam dots to add dimension.
For the inside of the card, I used some of the brown & white patterned paper and applied the Over Coffee ink on the edges of the paper to give some more contrast. I then used some white embossing powder on the brown patterned paper to add the stamp "I'm thinking about you" from the Hey hey hey stamp set and cut it into another strip. What I love about this stamp set is that there are so many different sentiments, so it can be used so many different ways!
I then cut up some watercolor paper and used the Wintergreen ink & Whipped Honey ink to create a watercolor effect on the paper by spraying the ink with water, and then just placing my watercolor paper on top of the wetted ink! From there, I inked the edges with Over Coffee to stay with the feel of this card.
From here, my finishing touches were just some Glitter Drops from Pinkfresh on both the inside and the outside of the card! What do you think of these cards I made? I hope this inspires you to create something with some patterned paper!
Thanks for reading my very first blog post! I can't wait to show you more!