The design was inspired by a sketch by Karan Gerber on the Sketchabilities blog HERE . I used so many products for this page, hence the name of the title for today. There are stamp sets and ink pads covering my work area. I will spare you a picture :).
I started with this.........
Notice the head shadow? That would be me. Taking pictures at 1 in the morning is a bit tricky. To mix the paint I used about a nickel size amount of Create - A - Shade pearl paint and 8-10 drops of Black Re - Inker.
I used a sponge to spread the paint using the negative piece as a stencil. This is my first time doing such a thing and love it!!! I am still trying to figure out how to get all the paint out from under my fingernails. (Should have used a bigger sponge).
To make the flower, I stamped the script stamp from the Universal Backgrounds set to make a "pattern paper". Then punched 2 - 2" scallop circles and 1- 1 1/4 inch circle from the piece.
Cut about 1/2 inch at each scallop, then cute the smaller circle so you have a "pie" but be sure and leave the center intact. Sponge on some ink and layer them up. You then fluff the petals, some going up, some going down. Super quick and easy!
Supplies Used (all CTMH unless stated otherwise)
Pattern Paper : Bo Bunny , CTMH retired Sweetheart
Cardstock: Black, Vanilla Cream, Sky Blue, White
Ink: Crystal Blue, Grey Wool, Black, Baby Pink, New England Ivy
Stamp Sets: A Typeface, Stitched Together, Universal Backgrounds, Florentine WOTG set
Embellishments: Retired Shimmer Brads, A Garden Color Ready wooden shapes, Banners DE, Mixed Shapes DE, Neutral Bakers Twine
Cutting Tools: 2" Scallop circle punch, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Quickutz alphabet / Cuttlebug
Other: Create - A - Shade Paint, Black Re - Inker, Black Sharpie
Off to the store to get the supplies for some Zuppa Toscana soup for dinner. I stumbled upon the recipe on Pinterest and am so excited to try it. Zane isn't a big fan of soup, so hopefully he likes it! If not, I suppose he will have cereal :).