I am totally in love with this lemon from A Happy Thing. But then again, I’m a lemon girl. I love anything and everything lemon … lemon drops (they remind me of my dad), lemon in my tea, Chick Fil A’s Frosted Lemonade (O.M.G.), lemon on my fish, chicken and pancakes, lemon curd (YUM!!!), Lemon Ice, Lemon Drop Martinis … I could go on and on.
This fun layered technique is referred to as “Double Time Stamping.” A tutorial on this technique is below.
I’ve used my FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Blendabilities to color the lemons and leaves. I’m a novice with these lovely pens, but I’m learning. The Blendabilities are rather self-explanatory. Each pack has three shades of one color that graduate from light to dark. The three shades literally blend together, unlike water-based markers, to create a more realistically shaded image. You can now earn a pack for FREE with every $50 of product that you order from our Annual and Occasions Catalogs. Can you say, “Woo hoo!”?
The Technique of Double Time Stamping and
Start by cutting various blocks of cardstock to cover sections of your card. I don’t bother measuring. I just snip here and there until I get at least three sections. Add a tiny dot of glue to hold each piece in place.
I then used the honeycomb and fern stamps from Butterfly Basics. I stamped off on scratch paper before stamping on the card. I wanted these elements to be subtle and not overshadow the lemons. I also stamped the greeting from Butterfly Basics which isn’t reflected in the last two pictures.
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