Simon Says Stamp “Anything Goes”

I made this card for my mom a couple of weeks ago.  I purchased this rubber stamp unmounted several years ago at a stamp show, and unfortunately I don’t know who made it.  I stamped the image with a Versamark pad and used Hero Arts white embossing powder.  I then water-colored it.  I am still getting the hang of water-coloring but I am happy with the result…

 

 

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Adult Coloring Books & National Craft Month

When adult coloring books came out I thought it was a cool idea but I already had a long “to do” list, so I didn’t think I could “waste my time” coloring!  Well, I realized it would be a good way to practice coloring blending and techniques that I use for card making!  I have purchased and received various coloring books as gifts over the last year or two, last weekend I finally got around to coloring.  I had heard it was relaxing and surprisingly it was!  I had a great time and was very pleased with the result.  This was done with Tombow markers which are water based…

 

 

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