Monday, January 9, 2017

Creating a Card Around a Beautiful Quote

Today...I've got a quick blog post to share...
with a short background story.

Here's the very short background story:
Yesterday, I shared a card here at my blog that included a beautiful quote.
I loved that quote a lot...and wanted to use it again...
I knew immediately which stamp I wanted to use for the quote card. 
I got out the stamp...
I stamped the image
Got out my Spectrum Noir (Alcohol) markers...
Colored the image.
Added some background color 
(yes, with Clarity Stencil brushes and ink pads)
I chose two colors of metallic card stock for matting
( green and bronze)
Positioned the matted image layer with a piece of self adhesive fun foam...
I created a card that started with the starting point being the sentiment (in this case a quote)
as opposed to the stamped image being the starting point.

It was fun coloring this image..
I wanted the pants to be a denim-like color...
and didn't have a marker that would give me a good base for that color...So...I experimented with a few colors in both the blue and the grey family...
and was able to create a color that was exactly what I had in mind.

The image is by Impression Obsession
The quote is from a company that is no longer in business
(I am SO glad that I ordered a whole bunch of their sentiments and quotes 
before they closed their on line shop)
I have used many of them...many times...
and I'm thinking that I will most likely use this quote stamp many times as well.

Thanks for visiting , my crafty friends!
Wishing you a wonderful Tuesday...
A day that allows you to enjoy some creative time of your own!


  1. Lovely card. Please could you tell me where the image and sentiment are from.
    Many thanks Ali x

  2. HI Ali....The stamp is from Impression Obsession (info is at the end of the blog post )...Sadly, The sentiment is no longer available...the company is no longer in business

  3. That is so beautiful, denim looks fab 😃


Thank you for taking a moment to comment!