Doodle Leaves

Monday, June 22, 2015

 
Hello again! Today is the first day of my summer vacation YAY!  I got up early and got my exercise out of the way.  It's only day one ,so I'm not patting myself on the back quite yet.  After breakfast I decided I had earned a little craft time.
 
I started this project by stamping these solid leaf images in a fun color combo of WP9 Nautical Navy, Lake House, and Sweet Gelato Dye Ink.  I allowed time for the ink to dry before adding some doodling with a white gel pen. I then colored in the entire background with a T1 Copic Marker.
 
 
I added a little texture to the background by applying some rubbing alcohol through a stencil.  I used a paper towel to pick up the alcohol and press it through the stencil. Finally, I stamped the sentiment on vellum using Versamark ink and embossed it in white.

 
Thanks so much for coming by!
 

Cardstock: WP9 Black, Recollections White, PTI Vellum
Stamps: PTI Leaf It Be, Stylish Sentients Birthday
Ink: WP9 Nautical Navy, Lake House, Sweet Gelato, Versamark Ink
Dies: SSS Stitched Rectangle Dies
Other: White Gel Pen, White Embossing Powder, Copic Marker, Tim Holtz Stencil, Rubbing Alcohol

9 comments :

  1. congrats on your holiday!!
    I loove this colors - perfect combo and very cute doodling!!

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  2. This is such gorgeous stamping and i love the touches with the white pen.

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  3. Happy summer vacation whoot whoot!! Great card Kara, I like the doodles!!

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  4. Yay for summer vacation! That means there will be more on your online! Brooklyn's last day is Wednesday and then she is done grade 12, this year went fast!

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  5. Seems you started your summer vacation well. Love the doodling and colors of this card! Keep up the good work!!

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  6. SOOOOO fabulous!!! I am so going to do this! Love it! Enjoy your vacation!! :)

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  7. Yay for summer breaks! This is a wonderful card! Love the stenciling with the alcohol and the doodling with the white pen!!!!

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