Thursday, April 4, 2013

Life is Good

A while back, someone asked what brand of metallic marker I use. The answer is Prismacolor, Pen-Touch (Sakura), and Pilot. In other words, whatever is available or that I might have a coupon for. All three of them work just fine for me.

Today's card expresses a sentiment I tried to remember today when spending hours in fruitless search for curtains. Yes, I've lived in my "new" house for over a year, and no, I still don't have curtains in the public areas of my house or the master bedroom. How sad is that?

Indecision may or may not be my problem.

Anyway, life is good, despite my curtainless state, and so is PTI's Watercolor Wonder set when combined with watercolor crayons and Glimmer Mist.

I colored the big swish stamp with two shades of blue watercolor crayon, spritzed heavily with Glimmer Mist, and let the crayon dissolve. Then, I stamped it and let it dry completely before inking up the sentiment in Memento black and gluing down the starfish (which is really just the center of the sand dollar punch from Martha Stewart).

And that's all there is to say about that!

stamps: Papertrey Watercolor Wonder, A Day at the Beach
ink: Memento
paper: Papertrey white
accessories: Martha Stewart punch, watercolor crayons, Glimmer Mist dazzling diamonds


  1. Love this!!

    I've been following your blog for a few months but have been lurking. But this one brought me out. Thank you for showing that simplicity isn't necessarily simplistic.


  2. ....the center of the sand dollar punch from martha stewart!

    thanks much!
    marty ferraro

  3. Love this! That watercolor looks awesome~

  4. Love the idea of spritzing the stamp with Glimmer Mist! And so clever to use the centre of the sand dollar punch!

  5. I can't really see the shimmer, but I know it's there, having used glimmer mist a time or two. I haven't gotten around to using the water color crayons yet, but hope to. Pure perfection.

  6. I love this simple splash of the sea! I just am ready to catch a shuttle home from Maui, and this card is perfection! Thanks for your comment on my circle I love you card, I am wanting to do one in a stoplight design.


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