Hello friends! I am beyond thrilled to share with you a brand new MFT Illustrator today! My sweet, fellow DT member, Yan Au, is the creator of our new line of YUZU stamps. Be one of the first to start this amazing new collection of stamps. I absolutely LOVE her illustrations! The first one that I have to share with you today is called Island Shell-ebration.
I created a fun, tropical Mini Slimline Outside the Box Level Up Card featuring some of these new images. I combined this new stamp set along with the Mini Slimline Outside the Box Level Up Die-namics and brand new Mini Slimline Outside the Box Waves Die-namics. I cut my both my card base and waves from some Smooth White Card Stock. I blended my waves with a mix of Salvaged Patina, Peacock Feathers, and Chipped Sapphire Distress Inks to add some shading. I also splattered each piece (while the ink was still wet) with some water droplets to add some texture and dimension to my waves so that they would appear more “water-like”.
I stamped all of my images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copic Markers, and used the coordinating Island Shell-ebration Die-namics to cut them out.
- Waves: Salvaged Patina, Peacock Feather, and Chipped Sapphire Distress Inks
- Sky: Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide Ink
- Red: R05, R35, R39, R89
- Pinks: RV02, RV04, RV06, RV17
- Teal: G000, BG11, BG23, BG18
- Purples: V01, V04, V06, V17
- Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67
- Tree Trunk: E40, E42, E43, E44
- Sand: E31, E23, E25, E29
Here’s a pictures of a Mini Slimline Outside the Box Card with the waves being folded and fit into a mini slimline envelope (also called a coin envelope). Because I placed the palm tree up higher on my card example, I would most likely use a regular business envelope to mail it.
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