Monday, June 1, 2015

Mad Coloring Skillz

...I do not have. But this cactus turned out better than expected!

Don't you just love how the cactus is hugging the sentiment? Whoever designed this set sure did a great job! The pieces-parts work so well together. Hero Arts, I applaud you.

The coloring is a combination of Copic/Sharpie/Bic markers on Gina K 120# white card stock. Markers will not bleed through on one-layer cards, which is a definite plus for those of us who love making one-layer cards.

Here's another card I colored with the Hero Arts Stamp Your Own Cactus set. There's a little too much going on for me...not enough white space for my eye. But I really love the colors in this. Orange, brown, green, and purple-y reds go so beautifully together, and the combo sort of happened by accident.

And with four cards (two today, one yesterday, and one tomorrow), I managed to use all the image stamps in this set. Yay, me! Now, this set can visit with the other stamps in my hoard collection while I pick up another unused set to get inky with.

Isn't stamping just the best hobby ever?!?!

stamps: Hero Arts Stamp Your Own Cactus
ink: Memento black
paper: Gina K 120# white
accessories: rhinestones, Copic/Bic/Sharpie markers


  1. I always love your cards! You mentioned in the second one that there wasn't quite enough white space - I wonder if you masked and left off the "I'm" and moved up the "stuck on you" --- that seems like it would balance a bit better. Stuck on you still gets the sentiment across and if you move it up and a smidge to the left, you'll have more white space. Just a thought. I do love the colors too!!


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