Daily Archives: August 7, 2017
For this Cards in Envy Challenge, we are bugging out with a “Bug Me” theme. Choose any insect or bug on your card to enter. Our challenge runs through Sunday, August 20th and the design team will be picking their favorites. As a quick reminder, Cards in Envy asks that you make your card fit into a standard A2 card, which is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches.
My card today features an old Close to My Heart stamp set called “Beetle Bug”. I stamped him using tombow (443 & 173) markers on watercolor paper. Once the image was stamped, I went back with an aqua brush and dropped it additional color. I then highlighted the bug with a Fabercastell pen and added back ground with Daniel Smith watercolors in Hematite. Last, I stamped a club scrap foliage stamp and cut out the design using a My Favorite Things stitched flag die. My paper pad is “We Are Family” by Echo Park and the sentiment Lawn Fawn “On the Mend”.
I hope you will join us at Cards in Envy this week and show us your “Bug Me” cards.