This is the first day of the second week of Summer Card Camp 2 with Online Card Classes. This has been a tremendous learning experience so far, and it's only been one full week. I love working on each card, trying new techniques and challenges, getting out of my comfort zone. I am learning to defy the inner voice that says, "Ah, come on, we don't have to do all that" or "I've never done that before so I don't want to." Believe me, it's been a hard habit to break! Now, I say, Just Do It! So, I do.
Even though this is a new week with a new lesson, I had to make another window card like we learned last week...just had to. I am determined this has to be easier than I've made it.
Okay, so here we are for today's lesson. We learned how to make circle cards, and for the middle layer, I followed teacher Kristina Werner's advice and inked up my craft mat with Distress Inks in blue, green and brown, then spritzed it with water before laying the watercolor paper down flat into the ink. The watercolor paper had been embossed with a floral image, which shows through after it hits the wet ink. Once it was dried, I cut it into the smaller circle for the card and, on the second card below, I layered with a silver embossed sentiment on vellum.
This was my first attempt. I created a very small inner circle so the printed sentiment would show through.