I had to rent a car while my car is at the body shop. Well, unfortunately, they put some kind of air freshener in it that I am unable to get rid of even after multiple sprayings of Febreeze. The car STINKS!
I am very allergic to fragrances and by the time I drove the 10 miles to work, I could hardly speak. I am running the A/C at full blast and spraying more Febreeze when I am at stoplights. I hope my car is ready by Friday because I dread the thought of keeping it over the weekend!
So, while I am somewhat perturbed over this situation, I decided to do an uplifting card!
Now before everyone starts emailing to tell me these aren't roses, I am aware of this. Just think of them as the knock-out roses, they look similar. These are actually peonies, but I don't have a sentiment for peonies and I couldn't find any roses! This stamp is from Stampendous. I actually bought this while at The Ink Pad in NYC while shopping with Margaret a number of years ago when we first started stamping!
I realized as I started coloring the leaves with Copics that heat embossing and Copics do not agree with each other. The embossing bleeds. So I quickly switched to Tombows, but maintained using the Copics (carefully) for the leaves. I used a Sizzix embossing folder for the background panel and mounted both panels on black. The sentiment, a G Studio/Hampton Art Michael's dollar bin stamp from 2010, was stamped with Versafine Onyx Black.
This sketch comes from The Sweet Stop (SSS210).
I am also entering the following challenges:
Loves Rubber Stamps - May Flowers
Card Mania - Flower Power
Three Scrappy Gals - April Showers bring May Flowers
Stamping Sensations - embossing & texture
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