Monday, July 31, 2017

You Float My Boat from MFT Stamps

Happy Monday crafty friends!   Today we're sharing two super, simple cards.

We created a striped, watercolor background using some Tim Holtz Distress Ink.  We placed the ink on a non-porous surface.  We picked up the ink with a wet, flat brush, and painted the entire sheet of watercolor paper.  We dried the paper with our heat tool (we're too impatient to wait), then painted a second (darker layer) starting approximately 1/2 inch from the top of the paper.  We repeated this process, drying the paper after each layer, then starting the next layer approximately 1/2 inch down from the last layer, until the sheet was completely covered with 1/2 inch stripes.

We cut two backgrounds (one rectangle and one circle) from the watercolored paper.  We added some stamped images, a sentiment and cute heart embellishment.

Thanks for stopping by!