I managed to get a very quick bit of playtime with the new Spring Distress inkpads. I used all three colours and I do like the palette. I started by inking the top with squeezed lemonade and the bottom with shaded lilac, then I stamped a couple of different lace stamps top and bottom with peacock feathers and the bottom two corners with the corner stamps from Lace Fragments. I misted the top with quite a bit of water and let the colour bleed and run down the tag. I misted the bottom a bit too, but not as much. After drying with a heat tool, I flicked a little clean water over and blotted it off.
I then stamped the phrase from Artistic Affirmations about three or four times over the background using squeezed lemonade and added a little more shaded lilac at the bottom. The lilac stamped corners were a bit faded out by this point, so I added another lace border in shaded lilac. I then stamped the words and border swirls with Onyx Black Versafine and added a piece of decorated Stampbord.
PS – I’ve been tweaking a few bits and pieces around the blog – menus at the top, side bar content and a little slide show thingy at the top of the main page. You’ll now find a list of links in the side bar, and in the menu bar right at the very top, there are now links to Cards, Mixed Media and Video which show you blog posts from those categories – like little galleries. It’s a constant work in progress, but I feel like it’s a bit more organised now – hope you like it!