Friday, March 6, 2015

Cupcake in Color

Happy Friday!  It took long enough to get here, didn't it?  Well, I have some new stamps I'm breaking in from So Suzy Stamps  and am featuring the Skinny Swirl cupcake stamp.  There are SO many ways you can use this.  Plus, There are a few fun challenges I plan on entering my card into and I'll list those at the end of this post.  

But first, I decided to do some heat embossing in white, and then get crazy with yellow and pink watercolors, using my Tombow dual brush pens.

I started by heat embossing the image with Versamark clear ink, white embossing powder and my heat gun.  Next, I blotted my large acrylic block with the yellow and pink markers, then added water and colored my cupcake.  When I was finished I took my colored image and watercolor paper and smooshed it onto the acrylic block, getting those excess watercolors all over my paper. and then blotted some of the watercolor onto a tissue to help it dry quicker.  It's a fun technique and I highly recommend it if you want to get out some aggression, haha.

I added some Neon Flamingo Stickles in places, just for a little fun embellishment and glitter as well.  I also did some blending around the cupcake base for added dimension using Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass distress ink and my blending too.  You can see that I did some ink blending all around the card as well, using Colorbox Pinkolicious.   For the inside, I stamped a So Suzy stamp sentiment and added some embellishments.  Such a fun card.

I'm entering these challenges:

Additional supplies:  Queen & Company pink striped trendy tape, May Arts Ribbon yellow bakers twine, We R Memory Keepers Shine yellow cardstock, Ranger Glossy Accents, DecoArt Glamour Dust in Crystal, Thermoweb Zots, Tombow Xtreme adhesive runner, Tombow Dual Brush Pens, Close To My Heart black dye ink, Ranger white embossing powder

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