It's time for another DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge. This week we're having a "Color My World" challenge.
Super stamps for super people: the stamping world never even saw this coming. Incredible stamps for every time you're amazed by a supermom, superdad, or one of the many heroes in your life! With Mother's Day right around the corner, today's card is for Mom!
Everyday Hero is Mom
- Use Watercolor Pencils to scribble color onto 4-1/4" x 3-3/4" Watercolor Paper in "swatches" approximately 1-1/4" tall. Press hard to get a deep color. (Pacific Point, Real Red, Daffodil Delight.) Blend with an Aqua Painter. When dry, cut strips where colors meets (they'll roughly measure 4-1/4" x 1-1/4").
- Use smallest star from (retitring) Stars Framelits Dies to cut three stars from each strip. Save one star of each color and brush on Clear Wink of Stella Glitter.
- Fold 11" x 4-1/4" piece of Crumb Cake cardstock in half. Stamp "lines" image (retiring Gorgeous Grunge stamp set) with Versamark ink. Cover with Clear Stampin' Emboss Power and melt with Heat tool.
- Adhere the 3 strips of color paper. The adhere the "glitter" stars with Stampin' Dimensionals.
- On to 2-3/8" Watercolor Paper circle (Layering Circle Framelit Dies), stamp "mom" images (retiring Everyday Hero stamp set) with Archival Basic Black ink. TIP: start with "head" image working downward. (NOTE: the dots are from the Date It stamp set, or use a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker to draw them). Color images with Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painter. When dry, cover "clothes" images with Wink of Stella.
- Adhere completed image to 2-1/2" Real Red Scallop Circle die cut. Adhere loops of Silver Metallic Thread to back side and adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Attach Enamel Shapes Brights to card.
Fun, huh? Change Mom to Dad and you've got a fun Father's Day card too! Be sure to add both the retiring Everyday Hero and Gorgeous Grunge stamp set to your shopping list and get them before they are gone!
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