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One for my Parents



Mom and Dad bought me this stamp so I'd make cards for them to send to their friends. Last year I made a bunch. They were very simple, but looked really nice. Anyway, fast forward to today... I got a few new A*Muse stamps and this sentiment was one of them! I think it's perfect for anyone traveling. And that's just what my parents do! They travel! Actually they live in their RV and travel the country for their retirement. They had a pretty long pit stop in FL while Mom had her Chemo and radiation treatments for her breast cancer, but they should be on the move again very soon! I know they are excited to be on the road again!

There are so many different techniques used on here... 1st there's masking, I stamped the RV first, then masked it and stamped the line of trees, then I stamped the Spruce trees. I colored them with both ink from the ink pad lid and markers, I then made teh ground around the trees with the markers adn watercoloring with ink. After that I lined the edge of the "dirt" and masked the RV. I sponged the road using Sahara and Gray. The sky was done by cutting a cloud template from a post it note and sponging in the Bashful Blue. I just kept moving it around until I liked the clouds. Then I went over them again, so they weren't white-white. The sentiment is stamped in Not Quite Navy :)

Here are the specifics:
Stamps: RV - Copper Leaf Creations, Lovely as a Tree, A Muse sentiment
Ink - LOTS - Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, Old Olive, Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip, Sahara Sand, Going Gray, Bashful Blue, Not Quite Navy, Night of Navy, Brocade Blue, Bordering Blue
Paper - WW, Not Quite Navy, Sahara Sand
Accessories - Copic Markers, SU Markers, Sakura Glittler pen, Micron pen, silver brads, 1/16" hole punch

7 comments:

Danita said...

Cuuuuute card!!

Kristen said...

What a great card! I don't think I have ever seen an RV stamp that detailed!! Nice job. Thanks for posting it.

Skittl1321 said...

Great card! It's amazingly detailed.


I got my ribbon today- thanks so much!

Sara said...

Love it!! Gorgeous!

Angi said...

Beautiful job! You put in alot of great details! I haven't used that cloud technique in awhile...thanks for the reminder!

Allison said...

Awesome creation…love it! I have to get that RV stamp for my in-laws!

Dorothy said...

Gorgeous card! Love it! You did a great job with the clouds! I can't seem to get me clouds the way I want them but you nailed it!
Dorothy

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