Blessings in a Bottle

Julie Warner –
I’m so excited to be a guest for the Inspiration Challenge (IC423)! Audrie was kind enough to ask me and I love the site she chose! After browsing for a long while, I kept coming back to THESE vases. I just love the colors and curves so I tried to incorporate those in my card.

I cut a piece of white card stock then used a Spellbinders curved border die to divide it in 3 pieces. I had to turn the die a couple of times to get the piercing on the sides I wanted. The wide section I left white and embossed w/ a Chevron folder. The turquoise & red sections, I added the color w/ Copic markers. I attached them to a white 4 x 5.25 piece of white c/s. It’s wrapped w/ seam ribbon that I colored to match using the same red Copics. The greeting panel was die cut w/ a coordinating die and w/ the die in place, I added color using the same turquoise & red Copics, removed the die & stamped the greeting image w/ Versafine. I prefer Versafine for clear, dark stamping, especially when using clear stamps like these, but the ink doesn’t work well under Copics, so I colored w/ the Copics first, then stamped on top. The image layer behind it is a border design that coordinates w/ Labels 26. I added just a touch of color then cut it in half so I could pull the sides in & make it a bit narrower.

Julie Warner –
 added 3 little black gems to kind of balance things out. The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50 and these are the Copics I used. Julie Warner –
Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs –  Joy in a Jar, Romantic Floral Designs
Paper: X-Press It white
Ink: Versafine onyx
Accessories:  ODBD Antique Label dies, Spellbinders Labels 26 & Curved Borders dies, Copic markers, white seam ribbon, black gems, Darice Chevron embossing folder

One Response to Blessings in a Bottle

  1. What a great take on those vases. Love the sentiment too!