Welcome to the Around the World on Wednesday blog hop, #aWOWbloghop. We have 25 stops on this hop representing 13 different time zones (Midnight in Hawaii through 10PM in New Zealand) in all of Stampin' Up's markets! Thank you so much for joining us as we hop Around the World on Wednesday!
This month the theme for the hop is all about coloring. We are lucky that Stampin' Up! offers so many different coloring tools, making it difficult for me to choose a favorite. My favorite coloring tool changes depending on what I am coloring but if I could only choose one, it would be ink refills.
The flowers from the Floral Essence stamp set were colored using Cherry Cobbler ink refill and a Aqua Painter. I stamped the flower with Versamark ink on Shimmery White cardstock and embossed with white embossing powder. I like to use the Aqua Painter without any water in the barrel. I prefer to dip the Aqua Painter into a container of water, I feel this gives me more control of the amount of water on the brush. Once the petal is wet, I dip the Aqua Painter into the Cherry Cobbler ink refill and then touch it to the petal. It is so fun to watch the ink spread coloring the petal. Sometimes if the ink isn't moving the way you want it to, you can help it along. The leaves (To A Wild Rose stamp set) were colored the same way using Mossy Meadow ink refill.
I used the border die from the Wild Rose dies and cut out the border. I layered the Whisper White cardstock onto a piece of Sparkle Glimmer paper. I glued the flower border back in to the cutout allowing the Sparkle Glimmer paper to shine through. I love the bit of sparkle it adds to the card.
The sentiment is from To A Wild Rose set and stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink. The Perennial Essence Floral Centers were used for the centers and they add a lot of texture and dimension.
Time to see what coloring tool the talented Teri West chose to share.
Thank you for stopping by! Hope you are enjoying hopping Around the World!