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All The Good Things – Quick Koi Card

 This was a card I worked on at a recent demonstrator get together, and as I mentioned the embossing folder I used for the sample is one that I don’t have (yet).  So I improvised with what I had and I have to admit to being pleased with the effect.  The in color DSP paper stacks are a handy 6×6 size, so easier to store and contain a range of staple patterns …dots/stripes etc…that make great backgrounds.  I am loving the Artisan Pearls, they are so pretty with all of the different colours to choose from!  I think I am going to have lots of fun with colouring the Koi carp with different colour combinations – I was very traditional with my Grapefruit Grove/Lovely Lipstick combo on this one…but I am thinking that purples and blues might look stunning…perhaps with a Wink of Stella too?  The new patented Distinktive stamps have so much detail on them, they look stunning in just a single colour, but add a little extra colour and they come to life even more, and that is easy to do with a sponge dauber.  The sentiments should not be overlooked in this set either (you will have to excuse my stamp surgery – some of you will be horrified!) and a lovely font too.

Anyway….off to create some more and get my August classes planned and prepped!

Crafty hugs

Heidi x

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