Card Patterns 27 and Thinking Inking technique

Here is this week's Card Patterns sketch:I flipped it upside down for my card.
I used a really fun technique I learned in Jennifer McGuire's class this week. Take white card stock and stamp a white pigment ink background on it. Heat set it. Then run distress inks over it and there is a slight resist on it. I love the look! It is really pretty in person.
I love the wooden Papertrey Ink buttons. I also had a lot of fun with my Copic spica pen adding glitter to the flower. Unfortunately, it is too subtle for the photo, but it sparkles in the light in real life!
Paper: Neenah Paper Classic Crest (solar natural white), Neenah Paper Environment (desert storm)
Ink: Color Box (frost white, quicksilver), Ranger Adirondack (espresso, pitch black), Ranger Distress Ink (broken china, shabby shutters)
Stamps: Papertrey Ink (in bloom, background basics: text style, bird watching), Hero Arts (dots and flowers)
Etc: Martha Stewart twine, Papertrey Ink button, Random tag punch, Ranger Ink applicator, Ranger foam, Copic spica pen (clear)
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  1. Love the layering on the flower, and the text on the leaves! Wish I could see the glitter -- you really are the detail queen. :) I love that about your cards!

  2. WOW, you have been busy! This is a great card. I've not seen this sketch challenge before. Something else to add to my list. I love all your inspiration. Your blog always cheers me up (even when I don't need it). It's just a happy place to be :)

  3. Cool card! Great technique! I will have to try and remember that!

  4. This is stunning! Love the bold colors and the wrapped string. What a fab take on the sketch!

  5. This is beautiful! Your background is so cool and I LOVE the white flower!


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