Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The newest and greatest invention... CIRCLES!!!! And colorful too!

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The long winter days are over for us here but it's still cold! We haven't had much snow, but they say we might have a big one tonight!! Anyone have any free snow?! :D

At our local art store, my dad and I bought two stretched canvases and some Tombo Mono adhesive. I'm hoping  to try out painting but don't be expecting a masterpiece!! Just something fun to do but I haven't even decided what to paint yet but I'll keep you updated on that!

So, as you all probably must be waiting for, a card!!!

Mainly, the circles in the background took the most time on this card! I have these templates for different sizes of circles and colored them in! Stuck a DP on there and later, lots of time thinking. I adhered the DP on and I couldn't think of a sentiment! I was thinking of some small, white letter stickers to spell out something but I didn't have any so... I trimmed off a piece of CD and it look good. I wrote a simple "hello" and colored it. Cut a little triangle off to get a 'banner' look and adhered it on. I watched a video that said that clustering your embellishments would give them more potential so I tried it out! I think it looks pretty good! What do you all think?

Also, added some circles inside with the card but forgot to get a pic of it. I'm also hoping to get a stamp that says "Handmade by Iris" so I can stamp it on the back of all my cards! Any of you out there have any preference for a good, solid ink?
That's all I've got to share today! Have a fabulous one!

p.s. This card goes with ths challenge:
 I DID IT CREATIONS- Anything Goes

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