Monday, April 5, 2021

Sunset Dreams

 Hello Again Crafty Friends!

     Today I have for you a warm greeting with inspiration to "Live Your Dreams!"  This project has many layers and I wanted the different textures to really shine through.

     To start, I wanted to add a weathered look to my piece of paper from the Boho Dreams 6x6 paper pack.  It was a little too bright for the look I was going for so I swiped a brown ink pad across it horizontally to dull down some of that brightness.

     Next, I used the gorgeous Mandala Extravaganza stencil to add texture with some of the Fired Brick Metallic Paint mixed into some Glitter Embossing Paste I had on hand.  I love the warm coral color against the Boho paper.

     I wanted to keep going with my weathered look, so I tore the paper and then painted on some of the chalk paint in the shade Walnut Cream.  I also used a little strip of white paper and the Chevron Stencil to sponge some of that Fired Brick Metallic Paint and make a little accent piece.  

     On top of those, I added a piece of the mint colored paper from the Chevron in Aquarelle paper pack and sponged on some of the Walnut Cream paint there as well. I then colored some of the cream colored flowers with my ink pads to bring out the colors in my main image piece.

     The Live Your Dreams piece I grabbed out of the Boho Dreams paper pack was punched out using an 1 3/4" circle punch and popped up on dimensional tape to complete my design.  I added some of my favorite embellishments at the very end - Pearl Drops in the color Lemon Whip.

     Thank you for taking a look at my card today!  I hope you have a wonderful week and I can't wait to share with you again real soon :)


Supply List:

Boho Dreams 6x6 Card Stock Pack

Chevron in Aquarelle Paper Pack

Mandala Stencil

Chevron Stencil

Pearl Drops - Lemon Whip

Fired Brick Metallic Paint

Natalia Shabby Chic Flowers

Chalk Paint - Muted Colors

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