Monday, July 10, 2017

Prickly Pear Hello


I am back with another die cut from my watercolor block stamping marathon!  I love how you can get two focal points out of one image by using the positive and the negative from your die.  To create this image, I inked up a clear acrylic block with Poppy and Lemon ink.  I then spritzed the block with water and stamped directly onto paper with the inked block.  After the ink dried, I then die cut my image.  Over the next few days, you will see how I have utilized the positive and the negative images.  I die cut an additional hello out of thin foam and mounted my inked image to it for more dimension.  I used Liquid Glass to secure the two together.  My image coordinates perfectly with the Prickly Pear papers that are featured this month at Close To My Heart.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
X7221B Prickly Pear Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5779 Poppy Cardstock
Z2852 Poppy Dye Ink
Z2808 Lemon Dye Ink
Y1009 Acrylic Block
Z679 Liquid Glass
Foam Sheet-Unknown
Hello Die-Sold Out

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps-Clean and Simple
Always Fun Challenges-Anything Goes
CAS on Fridays-Flowers
Crafty Hazelnut's Pattern Paper-Anything Goes w/Pattern Paper
Dies R Us-Layers
Happy Little Stampers-Anything Goes w/Dies
Tic Tac Toe Challenge-Summer, Die Cut, Pattern Paper
UnstampaBelles-Everyday w/Twist of Lots of Color


Thanks so much for stopping by!

15 comments:

Susan said...

Terrific way to combine challenges. Thanks for sharing at CAS on Friday!

Peggy Noe said...

Allisa, your watercolor block stamping is amazing! The die cut "hello" is so pretty. I need to try this method for sure. Thank you for sharing your talent with us at this week's Tic Tac Toe Challenge!

Inkyfingers said...

What a great technique- your dimensional sentiment is just gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.
Hugs
Carol x

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Great card! When I first saw your card I thought how fabulous it was that your diecut was from the floral paper--great idea! Then I read that you had done it with lemon and poppy inks instead which is also a great idea. Thanks for sparking my creativity today!
:) Marie

Darlene said...

Great technique and beautiful design! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Layers’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
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Felicita Johnson said...

Allisa,
I love all things technique in card making and your card is lovely. i love the ombre hello die cut. So happy you joined us this week over on the Tic Tac Toe challenge.

Felicita Johnson said...

Allisa,
Such a great technique and the ombre hello die-cut makes the card pop even more. so happy you joined us this week over on the Tic Tac Toe challenge.

Teresa-WCS said...

I really love the color combination you used on your card and the die cut. So pretty! It is always fun to see all the styles of cards from each week's challenge and so glad you joined us at the Tic Tac Toe Challenge!

Nandini said...

Love the bright colors and cheerful pattern of this card. Thanks for joining us at ATSM challenges. All the very best. Nandini, DT

Maria said...

A wonderful card with lovely color, so pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Dies R Us for the 'Layers' Challenge!

Susan Hogan said...

This looks so fabulous. Love those colours together. Thanks for sharing this great project with us at Unstampabelles. See you back soon.

laurie said...

This is so pretty! I love that color combo.Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us!

Deepti Aggarwal said...

Such a fabulous card..Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with dies challenge. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal

frommycraftroom said...

What a great project. Isn't great when you can use both the positive and negative of a die cut - two for one! Thanks for sharing your bright card with us at Unstampabelles.

Dale Tiernan said...

A super cheerful card anyone would love to receive. Thanks for sharing at Unstampabelles.

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