Time for another Thursday Challenge. This week it is a Product Spotlight: Host Sets
Stampin' Up! is offering 6 Exclusive Host-Only items this year and they are absolutely lovely.
Aren't they magnificent?
I love the variety of images, sentiments and fonts.
I couldn't resist that sweet little frog in the "Love You Lots" set.
What do I use to create this beauty? aka Supply List
Stamp Set: Love You Lots
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Basic Black, Very Vanilla and Playful Palette DSP Stack
Ink: Jet Black Stazon Ink and Emerald Envy
Embellishments: 3/8" Emerald Envy Ruched Ribbon
Tools: Stampin' Spritzer, Aqua Painter, Stampin' Trimmer, Paper Snips, Fast Fuse, Stampin' Dimensionals
It's All in the Details
Lots of details make this lil fella so stinking' irresistible...
- First, there are actually 3 frogs not 1-layered using Stampin' Dimensionals to give him some "lift"
- Secondly, I used a technique that I'm calling the "Spritz & Swish" on the top 2 layers before I snipped and layered them.
"Spritz & Swish"-you're probably wondering if I've lost my ever lovin' pea pickin' mind!
I haven't. But I do love this technique.
- Simply "spritz" your watercolor paper with water-making sure it is relatively moist.
- "Swish" on some ink using your Aqua Painter.
- And then "spritz" a little more water on.
- Let dry completely
- Stamp your image and proceed
- Enjoy you one of a kind masterpiece!
I love this technique for lots of reasons but mostly because it is fun!
No 2 pieces will turn out the same-kinda like us, we are each unique and beautiful.
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