For today's card, I decided to go with something simple. Getting back into crafting, simple is a good place to start. And then the juices start flowing and more ideas keep coming to you.
I started out with a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Paper and used my Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangles Dies (Small and Large) to cut out my watercolor paper and emboss a smaller rectangle in the center.
Once the embossing powder had cooled a little, I moved onto coloring in my diamond image. I wanted it to have a watercolor look, so I reached for my ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers in #26 Light Pink. I simply applied a little bit of the marker in the areas where I wanted it to appear darker and used my Water Brush to spread out the color and fill in all of the areas.
Versamark Ink and the My Favorite Things Typewriter Background Stamp. I could have used a teal colored ink to do the stamping but I didn't have anything that matched quite right, so I went with the trusty Versamark.
Lastly, I added some foam adhesive to the back of my watercolor card stock to give it little dimension on the card base. And we can't have a card without a little sparkle...clearly! So I pulled out some of my BRI It's in the bag Sequins in the colors, Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend (in all sizes), Not to Burst Your Bubble, and Aqua-holics Anonymous and attached them with some Ranger Multi Medium Matte Adhesive. Last little touch was using my Wink of Stella Brush Tip Marker in Clear over top of the diamond and the sentiment.
That completes my card for today. Hope you guys enjoyed the clean and simple look of the card. And I look forward to creating more projects very soon!