a2z Scrapbooking April Challenge - Happy Mother's Day

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Hello everyone,

I am here with a2z Scrapbooking challenge for April which is water coloring. Oh what fun! I have a Mother's Day card for you. I used the Hero Arts Butterfly pair Stamp and Cut Set. I love this set, it has nine words a flower, two different sized butterflies and a ladybug with two dies. This is a must have.

So on to my card! I am using the Ken Oliver's Color Burst for the first layer of my card. I used an 8 1/2 x 11 water color paper, sprayed it with a small water bottle to get my paper wet. I then started shaking the Ultramarine Blue and Orchid colors on my paper until I got the effect that I wanted. I then dried it with my heat gun and sprinkled some water on the sheet with my brush to get the water splotches. With a small paint brush I added some Ken Oliver's Liquid Metals Platinum to give my paper a little shimmer. I used a circle die to cut a circle in the middle of my layer. I then stamped the sentiment and die cut the butterflies twice with the watercolor paper. I then adhered one of the butterflies flat and then popped the other butterfly up and lifted the wings. I water colored a large sheet of paper so I can use it on other projects. You may see this again, used another way! I finished my card with some Hero Arts Clear Rhinestones.

Closer look so you can see the shimmer.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope I have inspired you to join the a2z Scrapbooking challenge this month. For more details on the challenge, you can find it here.  Please make sure your project uses at least one Hero Arts product. If you are in need any of the items I used or any Hero Arts products please visit the a2z Scrapbooking store you can use coupon code "Donna15" at checkout to receive 15% off your purchase of $25 or more before tax and shipping). There are lots of sale items in the store, please hop on over and check it out.

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