I have been on a stripe kick lately. They are so easy to do and always look fabulous. Today, I have a card and a scrapbook layout done with red and blue water colored stripes.
This card was done with thicker, darker stripes. After the stripes had set a minute, I splashed on some water and then patted it off with a paper towel. The water distressing gives it cool look don't you think?
Script Font Background image in Versafine Black Onyx. I wanted to feature the Made In the USA Circle image, so I stamped it and then punched it out with a SU! Circle Punch. I experimented with different colors for the circle, but clean white looked best. I popped the circle up with foam tape so it stands out even more. I was going for a bit of a vintage look so I sponged some Vintage Photo Distress Ink on the edges to age it a bit.
For my scrapbook page, I used the same water colors (from my cheap $9 set from Michaels), but I watered the paint down more and painted the stripes on thinner. After I had the stripes painted, I splattered on a bunch of the water color paint along with some white acrylic paint.
THIS card done by Michelle at Splitcoaststampers.com. Michelle was the Featured Stamper this weekend so to celebrate her, we picked one of her cards and cased it. I thought it would be fun to turn it into a scrapbook page instead of a card. The frame is from My Favorite things, the butterflies are a SU! Thinlet die, and the flower is an old hoarded 3-D Flower Sticker. This is for my smaller sized scrapbook (6x8) - I am loving that size. On this card, I put the Made in the USA Circle on top of the flower.
Hope you enjoyed these creations. I really had fun making them.