Thursday, August 18, 2016

Summertime Dreams

The challenge at Simon Says Monday blog is Summer Fun.  
 The sentiment on this bookmark says it all as far as I'm concerned.  Summer is a whole lot of things but I can sure dream of the island breezes.  I created a bookmark just for summer time reading. That sentiment is a stamp from Printworks Rubber Stamps.  The flower and leaves are stamps from Altenew.
 For the background on my piece, I first used embossing paste with a stencil to create this gorgeous pattern and then washed over a few different colors of Distress Stain mixing those inks with water so that the inks ran and created a watercolor look.  I so love a watercolor background because it is always irregular and unpredictable yet always wonderful.  
 Here is the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
 This also fits the Just Us Girls watercolor challenge.
I have become rather obsessed lately with photography so I thought I'd share a few photos.  
Getting up close and personal with some Hummingbirds. 

Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

1 comment:

  1. Hi Linda, what kind of embossing paste did you use? I love the way it turned out and the way it stands out from the backrgound. Delightful!

    Thank you so much for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!
    Hugs x