On the 22nd of each month some friends challenge ourselves to create 2 different cards repeating the same image, sentiment, etc on each card. We have a predetermined list of the stamp company or specific challenge for each month and then...away we go!
This month we feature any stamp set by Unity Stamp Compapny and I decided to go their "The Owl & the Moon" stamp set. As Gramma D in my other life, it's pretty obvious why I bought this set!
I had big plans for this card...but at the last minute I made a decision that didn't work out.
I stenciled the stars using Simon Hurley's "Slippery When Wet" Lunar Paste and loved the result. The sentiment is heat embossed in gold. So far, so good.
I colored the image with blending brushes and inks, masking off different sections as I went along.
Then the bad decision. I decided to use the Lunar paste on the moon. I am not happy at all with my results.
The second card was colored with markers, using "Twinkle" Stickles on the moon. There's a random piece of leftover DP for the background panel, but I have no clue what company to credit.
I consider these two cards my practice cards before Gramma D makes something worthy of her Little Man! As Gina K famously says, "They're better than horrible". But just barely, hahahaha
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