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Birthday botanicals-je

feat. Rustic Botanicals , Rustic Botanicals Dies (sentiment borrowed from Lovely)

This week I’m posting a different design every day, featuring stamps and dies from the August 2017 Essentials by Ellen Release

I’m still lovin’ the black and white with a pop of color trend.  Brilliance Graphite Black is the black ink I reach for most of the time–it’s so rich and deep.  The flower and leaves were inked up with Zig Art Graphic Twin Markers (water-based), spritzed with water and then stamped onto watercolor paper.  After they were dry, I just die cut them out and popped them onto the card front.

Over the last few years, I’ve gravitated to using Neenah Solar White #110 for my cards–that delicious heavy weight is a staple among my supplies.

1Julie

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6 Comments
  1. The b/w looks amazing with that pop of colour Julie!

  2. Very nice!!

  3. OH I LOve it… simply perfect!!
    now I’ve had a challenge unintentionally presented by Ellen, which comes in the form of bacon, and includes this leaf … gonna have to have one more sleep on that…
    =\

  4. Love this!

  5. I love the black and white, so rich! I also like the font!

  6. Wait a minute….I thought you created the black and white with a pop of color trend?! You sure did for me. I so love this leaf – it si my very favorite of the entire release. So you and so great! This is too much fun. Thanks, Julie!

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