Thank You Friend … Brayer Card

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am back today to share another alternative project. from this months Paper Pumpkin kit. This one is so cute and just resonates SPRING! I’m going to start by sharing “HOW” I did the brayering on this card …

First, let’s begin with the Silicone Craft Sheet. Because the Die Cut Greetings already have adhesive, we want to make sure we’re not “sticking to everything” … so our Silicone mat solves that problem!!

I pulled the greeting from the die cut sheet and placed it onto my Silicone Craft Sheet (127853) Don’t forget to add the small pieces from your “a” and “o” to complete your word.

Now we are ready to prepare our sponge brayer. Roll it over the ink pad several times and then do a practice brayer on the side.  You will see that you DO NOT have to have your brayer covered with so much ink that you don’t see any white!  You’d be surprised how much ink is actually on the brayer 🙂

You are now ready to begin brayering your die cut greeting! I began using the brayer at full width to get the words fully covered with ink. I also brought it back & forth from top to bottom to get some color across the majority of the greeting.

Now you can see by the photo that I am brayering on the edge of the brayer. This gives me a more defined area to brayer … I want my center with a deep rich color so my cardstock underneath just POPS!! Then just let it dry before you begin assembly of your card!

 

 

My next step was to arrange my flowers onto my greeting … I put dimensionals on the back of the greeting so it did not stick to the card front … I’m just placing it on the front so we can stamp onto the card.

I lifted the lower flower arrangement off and “popped” it up to add dimension to the card. The greeting is also popped up as is the entire card front!! There is a lot of dimension going on here! lol

This picture shows all the different layers of this card … so pretty.  I also wanted to bring in a little something for the “empty” spaces on my card … not that every inch has to be backed full but adding the Glitter Enamel Dots just allows your eye to flow around the card and brings in the touch of pink to tie this card all together.  Besides … I love them ❤ lol

Thank you for stopping back and sharing part of your day with me!

I wish you a beautiful day. It’s a balmy 40 degree’s here in Wisconsin … and we will take that in February 🙂

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