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Relaxing Hawaiian Sunset

Relaxing Hawaiian Sunset

Have you checked out the latest Inspiration Box ? Beach vibes abound !! The add-on for this month are the Beach Time stamp set/ Hibiscus red rubber cling along with Hawaiian Shirt stencil add-on. I’m using some of these products to create today’s card. 

If you are more of a visual kind of person, feel free to follow along here :

I started by ink-blending distress oxides on a slim line card panel. Next, lining up the Hawaiian Shirt stencil at the corners I lightly added more of the same distress oxide colors to intensify the stencil over the ink-blending leaving the middle areas of the panel clear of any stenciling. 

Once the panel was dry, I covered it with anti-static powder to prepare it for heat embossing. Next I lined up the Long Beach scene stamp on a stamping platform and used the embossing ink over it and stamped it on the panel. Using alabaster white embossing powder, I then heat set it. Sometimes you miss inking up some areas of the stamp and as a result don’t get a 100% transfer. But using a stamping platform makes it easy to repeat the embossing process and cover those missed areas. 

Once done I decided I wanted to also use the smaller shell stamps from this set. I lined them up so that I could create a border with them. I used the same distress oxides colors to match the border with the blended background. For the side of the panels I did an ombre kind of stamping. intention was to add interest without calling attention to the border.

Finally a simple sentiment in Raven black ink and some white pearls to finish this card. 

Thank-you for stopping by on the blog today, I hope you have a fantastic day! Please give me a follow @table_in_the_attic and @brutusmonroe so we can stop by to admire your lovely creations! Don't forget to join the Brutus Monroe Fan club over on Facebook where crafty fans get to share their creations using Brutus Monroe products!


Happy Wednesday. 

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