Monday, October 7, 2019

Simply Said Bright with Polar Playtime - Avery Elle

Hey there, I have a new holiday card that features the Simply Said - Bright stamp and die set from Avery Elle and I paired it with the Polar Playtime stamp set.

First of all I ink blended an A2 panel using Distress Oxide Ink in Spun Sugar - creating a soft focal point.  I then used 2nd and 3rd generation stamps of the snowflake images from Polar Playtime and I also splashed a little paint casually.  I set the background to one side to completely dry.

I created the snow hill using a die from Dotted Borders and adhered that die cut into position.

The Simply Said - Bright sentiment set allows you to die cut a border for your 'Bright' word.  I chose to die cut this border 3 times and adhered them in a stack.  I then die cut the word 'Bright' from white cardstock and again from silver foil cardstock and adhered those two together and in turn added the word to the border .... so many possibilities here!  I also chose two extra mini sentiments to make up the whole phrase I wanted - again, endless possibilities.  The mini sentiment strips were backed with foam tape and applied.

On Strathmore Bristol Smooth I stamped the image I chose from Polar Playtime using Ranger Archival Ink in Potting Soil.  I watercolour painted the image using Kuretake Zigs in Natural Gray, Mid Gray, Oatmeal, Light Pink, Persian Green, Light Gray and Bright Yellow.  Points were highlighted with a white gel pen and then the image was die cut, backed with foam tape and applied.

Here's another close up look at the Simply Said - Bright sentiment set!  The card was finished out with a few dots of pale gold gel pen dotted into the background for a sweet twinkle.

Thanks for stopping by to read today, see you again soon!

Nicky x

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