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Everything Will Be Okay


Hi friends! How you holding up? Yesterday I did a little stamping therapy, taking on the Hero Arts Stay Crafty challenge #1.  I already had the Affirmation Messages set sitting on my desk because I wanted to use it, and it totally fit the challenge of making an encouragement card.


I started with the background, wanting to use some happy sunny colors, so I blended squeezed lemonade, dried marigold, ripe persimmon, and tattered rose, then spritzed with water for that oxidized effect.  Next I stamped the sentiment in black.  I used a white prismacolor pencil to color over the flowers, leaves, and accents until the background color was covered up. Then I added more color with prismacolor pencils and coated the flowers with a bit of crystal clear lacquer and a pinch of glitter.  I popped this panel up on a foam sheet then accented with rhinestones and a seam binding bow to finish things off.


Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have someone in your household who can give you a squeeze and let you know that everything will be okay in this time of uncertainty. If not, I'm sending a virtual hug your way! If you feel like crafting, be sure to check out the Stay Crafty with Hero Arts Challenge.

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3 comments

kiwimeskreations said...

Thank you for your virtual hug Julee. Loving this gorgeous cheery card - those background colours are gorgeous, and the stamp so beautifully coloured
Stay safe
Blessings
Maxine

JoAnn said...

Very pretty and cheerful. Love the sentiment and your lovely background. TFS

Arlene said...

I love your background. The sentiment is so very sweet.