Sadly we have reached our last Saturday with our tremendous January Leading Lady, Virginia Lu. These four weeks with Virginia have been brilliant. We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to you, Virginia, for the incandescence of your work, incredible inspiration, awe-inspiring scope and excellence delivered with each of your performances. We have been blessed to have you as our leading lady.
If you missed her smashing debut you must see it..CLICK HERE or to see her sensational second performance...CLICK HERE and her triumphant third performance...CLICK HERE.
Lucky for us all we have her final command performance today.
Dear Winnie & Walter friends! I can’t believe that this is my last post as Leading Lady. As you can tell from all my posts, I have totally immersed myself in creating with these awesome Winnie & Walter products. So without further ado, let’s start with my first love—card making and stamping.
Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner, I thought it would be nice to share this card. I have found the Happiest of Holidays with Evelin T Designs and the Scenery: Into the Woods Creative Screenings to be quite handy!
1. Secure “Into the Woods” over card stock with Washi Tape.
2. Stamp sentiment “love always” from The Big, The Bold and The Happy stamp set over “into the Woods”.
3. Carefully wipe off the stamping on stencil. Apply Distress Inks ( Fossilized Amber, Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron, Evergreen Bough).
4. Stamp the branch (happiest of Holidays) and add paper-pieced bird.
5. Stamp sentiment and add sequins.
My 2nd project is a colorful one!
The solid stamps from Our Town are perfect for color layering---this can be done with the help of a stamp positioner such as MISTI. The entire card was stamped and watercolored with Distress Inks. This card would be a great thank-you for a hostess. Speaking of thank-you cards, we can never have too many of them on hand, right?
I practiced my watercoloring with Mini Scenery: Multifaceted , Madison and Do You See What I See?. I added the bows from Take a Bow Cutaways. The In a Word: Thanks Cutaway also came in handy!
As I continue with my art journaling, I came up with a few more pages.
Paper-piecing the birdies from Happiest of Holidays with Evelin T Designs was a lot of fun. I stamped the birdies on pattern paper and took them with me on a road trip to cut when I had time on my hands. After I returned home, I put them together on a page and used Gesso and Liquid Pearls to complete the design. The Big, The Bold and The Happy came to the rescue for stamping “so very thankful for friendship”.
I absolutely love the sunflower image from In Bloom: Anna's Flora!
I completed the design by adding Gold Embossing Paste with the help of Scenery: The Leaf Effect Creative Screenings.
My last project was such a JOY to create. Mini Scenery: Multigrain is the unsung hero that pulls all the elements together. I colored the flowers and leaves from In Bloom: Anna's Flora with Peerless Watercolor.
This page is 100% stamped.