As always, the Muse challenge this time is compelling. I knew I wanted to participate as soon as I saw the card! Still, I got quite delayed with my submission. I did try a few ideas through the week, but none were passing through my filter of being ‘good enough’. Sigh! But finally, here’s something that I feel is good enough! 🙂
The stamp set I used is Thoughts For The Day by Inkadinkado. I started stamping the various flowers in Hero Arts Soft Granite ink – I didn’t stamp in black since I was aiming for a softer look. I then started coloring the flowers in Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed, Shaded Lilac. I wasn’t aiming for a strict within-the-lines look, and so let the brush just flow! 🙂
I then switched to the top panel. I first thought of just trimming the top panel to size, but then thought better and I fuzzy cut it in a ‘}’ fashion. I then stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set in Hero Arts Charcoal ink. Then stamped the flower and the butterfly in Soft Granite and colored them in the same distress inks.
And here is the Muse, Shona Chamber’s card –