Welcome to another Totally Techniques Design Team Hop - this month our technique is the Baby Wipe technique. I really enjoyed this technique as it gave me an excuse to get a bit messy! Of course we are referring to the way that you ink up a stamp and you use baby wipes as your ink pad and Classic Stamping' Up! Re-Inkers as the ink. . .
Marine's creation was so beautiful! I hope that you are finding inspiration from everyone's projects. . .
There's a great, easy to follow tutorial from Sandi McIver on YouTube that's so neat to follow if you haven't worked out what we are all doing.
Here's my creation this month:
It's a square card! Yay! Just for something a little different right? My base card is Crumb Cake, mounted with a square of Watermelon Wonder and then mounted with a square of the new Tasty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper. I chose the "sprinkles" one because the others were either too busy or too plain for my purposes. The colours all blended in with my baby wipe colour palette.
I took my inspiration from the cupcakes at my youngest daughter's 10th birthday party last week. . .
The next feature is the layering - I cut two lots of the stars and squiggles in Watermelon Wonder using the Star Blast Edgelit Dies in the Occasions Mini. I love these cut outs as they lend themselves to so many occasions and projects (not just cards). I wanted the stars to pop a little more so I highlighted them with Wink of Stella clear.
I layered one set of the exploding stars at the back flush to the DSP, next I incorporated a Delicate White Doily, then on top of that (dimensionalised) I added another set of the exploding stars. . . I detached the smaller spirally stars from the main cut out and stuck them at various angles to seem like an explosion of happiness. I used the squiggles from the set in a similar fashion and stuck the negatives of the stars to the background too.
You can get a feel for the layering with this side view. I added the three ice cream cones with dimensionals as well as I wanted them to jump off the explosion for more fun. Plan to use this card as a congratulations recognition for one of my team members in the coming weeks.
The words are stamped in Watermelon Wonder, Flirty Flamingo and Peekaboo Peach on Whisper White card stock. I simply cut the card to size and used the Banner Triple punch to do each side. The square oval shape behind is from the Star Blast Edgelit Dies (I just cut it in halves and stuck it to the back of the banner. The whole thing is dimensionalised off the card surface.
I can't wait for you to see Nadine's amazing creation - she is so talented and such an incredible demonstrator and mentor to her team!
Order of Blog Hop
Shannean Moncrieff (Australia) that's me