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Sunday, 5 July 2020

International Art and Soul Challenge 87

The theme for this fortnight is Tiny Things. How you interpret that is up to you!

I used quite a few 'tiny things' in my card, and even came up with a sentiment that seems to me to work too.

I started with some Mixed Media paper and gave it a background tint using Distress Oxide ink, then added some flowers and butterflies using some Card-io Majestix stamps (the first 'tiny' thing.) I added a little Perfect Pearl powder to add a little shimmer, but that's not obvious in the photo. Next, I cut a 'trellis' using a Tonic die, and added some branches and lots of tiny flowers. The branches are a combination of Spellbinders and Cheery Lynn as were the flowers. I then added some flower centres and 'leaf buds' using liquid pearls.

Finally, I designed the sentiment in Photoshop Elements and printed it on photo paper. In case it's hard to read, it says, 'The Greatest Successes in Life are the Culmination of Lots of Tiny Things'.

I do hope you can join us this time.

3 comments:

Mimi said...

Such a pretty card Josephine, love all those tiny flowers, they must have taken you ages to cut :) :) xx

Margaret said...

Such a beautiful card. I love all the little flowers and the trellis scene you created. Beautiful background and perfect sentiment for the challenge.

Hazel said...

It's beautiful. I'm glad you told me what the sentiment reads as I did have bother seeing it with my eyes!! lol Hazel x

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