I saw this sign and knew, not only could I make it, but I could make it better! So here is my rendition of this really cool sign.
So here are all the details:
I made my own background paper. I used watercolor paper, some reinkers, and aqua painter, and a spritzer with water. I spritzed the paper real good, then using my aqua painter, with water in it, I picked up some reinker and started to scribble - in an orderly way. I just kept add colors until I got the effect I was looking for. Once the paper was dry (at least 24 hours), I sprayed the whole sheet with my homemade glimmer mist (our now retired Frost Shimmer paint and rubbing alcohol). It gave is that subtle, yet gorgeous shimmer.
I used an electronic cutter to cut out the letters - simple, yet it took some time to glue the layers together.
I then used the butterfly punches to make the butterflies and embossed them. I also used the spiral flower die to make the 2 flowers on the bottom corner of the frame. I cut two out per flower (the same two colors I used with the letters).
RECIPE: NOTE: Most of the ink and card stock colors used in this project are now retired.
INK: Pretty In Pink (retired) reinker, Baja Breeze (retired) reinker, & Concord Crush (retired) reinker
CARD STOCK: Orchid Opulence (retired) & Elegant Eggplant
TOOLS: Basic Jewels Rhinestones, Two-Way Glue Pen, Dimensionals, Big Shot, Spiral Flower Die, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Bitty Butterfly Punch, Fancy Fan Embossing Folder
NON-STAMPIN' UP! ITEMS: Cricut e-cutter, hot glue gun, & 9 x 12 water color paper
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