Here is the result:
The alcohol blending technique is very popular at the moment and I do like playing with color…
- I added the Blackberry Bliss and Granny Apple Green colors using Stampin’ Blends to a piece of Vellum (4¼” x 5½”). I then lightly sprayed 91% Isopropyl Alcohol on to the Vellum and used a Drinking Straw to blow around the colors to blend them. Every time you do this technique, you will get a different result. The Vellum will curl as it dries but then straightens out once dry. The colored Vellum was adhered to a piece of Basic White cardstock with Stampin’ Seal. The adhesive does not show through the Vellum and the white cardstock behind the Vellum makes to colors pop brighter. The panel was trimmed to (3½” x 4¾”) and the sentiment, Happy Birthday, from the retired Four-Season Floral stamp set was stamped in the lower left corner with Blackberry Bliss ink. I really like this particular sentiment because it is small and the font is pretty.
- For the Accent Panel (3¾” x 5”), I chose Basic White cardstock.
- To introduce the Silver, I die-cut the lovely Floral image from the Artistic Dies set using Silver Foil cardstock.
- All of the elements were adhered to a coordinating Blackberry Bliss card base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”).
An elegant, richly colored feminine birthday card for someone special.
I think I will add it to the the current Watercooler Wednesday Challenge (#327).
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