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Thankful and Thoughtful Cards | Alix Davis

Thankful and Thoughtful Cards | Alix Davis

Happy Presidents' Day!

Alix here showing you two cards that I made with gorgeous products from Pinkfresh Studio January release.Are you ready to take a look at them?!

For my first card, I am showing you how badly I am ready for spring. The place I live doesn't snow but we got lots of rains. It was a cold winter comparing to the past a few year. Regardless my whole family usually suffer seasonal allergies, I am dying to see nicer weather with flower blooming. I stamped out the image from Heart and Soul Stamp set and cut it with Coordinating Die. Then I colored it with Copic markers and detailed with a white gel pen, 

I grabbed a piece of A2 sized watercolor paper and ink blended using Tim Holtz Distress oxide ink in Twisted Citron and Cracked Pistachio. Then I splattered the paint that was made with mixture of Cracked Pistachio ink and water over the background.

Once it was dry, I die cut the center using Circle frame with Botanicals Die. I closed the window from the backside with adhering a piece of acetate with glue.I flipped the card front around to the backside and added foam Strips to all four sides of the window. I filled the window with clear seed beads and confetti.then closed this shaker by attaching it onto the background.

I heat embossed sentiment from this stamp set with white embossing powder onto a piece of black cardstock. I hand cut it into rectangle shape and attached it around the shaker window. At last, I added some clear droplets to embellish the card.

For my second card, There was no coloring involved. Gatsby Die might be simple but it's very versatile. I first cut two sets of die cuts out of Gold glitter paper. I also cut the overlapping layers out of Vellum paper. I set them aside.

To prepare my background, I ink blended the background using Tim Holtz distrss oxide ink in Tattered Rose, Seedless Preserve, Shaded Lilac and Salty Ocean. I also splatter ink over the background to create textures.

I adhered my die cuts to the left side of card, then I stamp "Thank you" sentiment from Scripted bold sentiments 1 Stamp set using black ink.I heat embossed sentiment from  set with white embossing powder onto a piece of black cardstock. I hand cut it into skinny rectangle shape and attached it right under the large "Thank you" sentiment. I at last embellished my card with some clear sequins.

Hope you will have a fantastic holiday and be inspired by my projects today. See you around soon!

- Alix

 

2 comments

2. Sep 05, 2019

Beautiful cards, I especially love the Gorgeous Gatsby card!

Lagene
1. Feb 18, 2019

Both such beautiful cards Alix! Such lovely designs and colors! Thanks for sharing and for the amazing inspiration!

Trisha Layman

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