Well - it's Monday once again - I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! We had some sunshine but it was rather cool (50's) and the nights have still been COLD (30's)! Today is the running of the Boston Marathon - and I work at a hospital right near the finish line. I decided to take the day off, rather than be in the middle of all the crowds honoring the anniversary of last year's tragedy.
For today's card - I used some new things and some old things on my card -
The new thing is the fun background stamp from WPlus9 Borders and Backgrounds set - it's a strip of dots and when you stamp them repeatedly, it looks like rain falling, doesn't it?! The old thing is the umbrella and sentiment stamps from Scattered Showers from Papertrey Ink. I stamped the dotted umbrella in Mustard Seed Distress Ink onto Harvest Gold card stock - then stamped the outline stamp over the dotted stamping, cut it out and layered it onto the panel with foam dots. I love this sentiment - it cheers me up just reading it for some reason! I cut my panel with a stitched mat rectangle die and layered it over a piece of Washi tape adhered onto the card base. I made my own enamel dots by baking Perler beads which I showed on this post.
I'm linking this card to two challenges:
My design was inspired by Seize the Sketch
And the Card Concept challenge is to use an umbrella - my card is Clean and Layering
Stamps: Scattered Showers - PTI, Borders and Backgrounds - WPlus9.
Paper: White, Harvest Gold - PTI
Ink: Ranger Distress Mustard Seed and Tumbled Glass, Archival Garden Gate
Accessories: foam dots, washi tape - Michaels, enamel dots - home made from Perler Beads.