friend.

Hello and Happy Saturday!  I have a project to share that didn’t turn out how I thought it would but I still like the end results:
cardstock:  strathmore watercolor, stampin’ up gold metallic  stamps:  stampin’ up/you’re wonderful  ink:  ranger/archival/black, distress markers, fresh ink fuchsia  other:  stampin’ up banner framelits, paintbrush

 Here’s the photo I posted on IG on Friday morning:

I had stamped the blooms with Ranger Archival ink but guess what?  It ran when I hit it with the diluted reinker/water combo…boo!  So I had to cut out the banner again, stamp, mask, stamp and start all over.  The 2nd time I used my Distress Markers and a paintbrush.  I do love that look!  The colors turned out softer since I don’t have all the Distress Marker Colors.

LOVE the Stampin’ up You’re Wonderful (photopolymer) set:

Have you seen the new TGIF Challenges?  So much wonderful inspiration….Loved receiving an HM for TGIF02….super honored.

Here’s to a relaxing weekend!

24 thoughts on “friend.”

  1. Such a cute bag, Amy… beautiful job! I love the stamped flowers on your banner!!!
    Have a wonderful, relaxing weekend!

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  2. Really pretty. Do you think the fresh ink would work with another water resistant black ink or no? I've never tried deluting the fresh ink before.

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  3. Really pretty. Do you think the fresh ink would work with another water resistant black ink or no? I've never tried deluting the fresh ink before.

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  4. Well, I'm so glad you still shared! 😉 This is beautiful! I love the softness of the flowers…so pretty!
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  5. Such a pretty card, Amy, love your giftie bags and the pretty SU flowers! Have a beautiful weekend…we are drowning this year…life is funny that way…drought for 6 and flooding for 1…but I am not complaining, we need the rain!

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  6. This is amazing!! I wonder how you had imagined it, because this is amazing! Love the banner and the bitty bag!! You make me want all the bags! Ha!

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  7. Congratulations on your HM! Those challenges are cute, but they are also weekly challenges :(… I will have to miss a lot of them.
    Love the end result of your project, the flowers are very pretty and combine so well with soft coloring; in fact SU has amazing products, sadly I can't buy them easily…

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