It seems like I haven't been crafting, with nothing on my blog for a week now, but that is not the case. I created a couple of Mother's Day cards, for my mom and my mother-in-law, but since they check the blog I couldn't post them. I will soon though. I have also been working on cutting fabric for a quilt on which I am currently working. That has been keeping me quite busy. At any rate, I made a card today, and here it is:
The card is 3 1/2"x5." I used yellow card stock for the card base. I then cut some dark brown card stock at 3 3/8"x4 7/8" to use as a mat. The final layer is some white card stock cut at 3 1/4"x4 3/4." I then used a stencil from Tim Holtz, called "Rays" to create my background. I inked over the stencil with three colors of Distress Ink: Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey, Squeezed Lemonade.
I used stamps from Peachy Keen for my image and my sentiment. I used the lightning bug and a sentiment from the set called "A Little Light Camping." I paper pieced the lightning bug and covered the bulb with yellow Stickles, I also covered the eyes and antennae with a shimmery brown gel pen. The image and the sentiment are both stamped in rich cocoa ink by Tsukineko.
I made this for the following challenges:
My Craft Spot: inking technique
The Friday Mashup: stencils