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Stamps: Bloomin' Love, Suite Sayings (Occasions 2016), Occasional Quotes (inside. Hostess 2010/11).
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Versamark.
Cardstock: Shimmery White Card Stock, Island Indigo, Pool Party, vellum.
Accessories: Snail Adhesive, Tombow Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer, scissors, bone folder, pencil, Sponge, Dimensionals, silicone craft sheet, Elegant Dots embossing folder, paper piercer, clear Wink of Stella, Pearl Basic Jewels, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Aqua Painter, 5/8” organza ribbon.
Punches: oval scallop.
Pool Party card 4-1/4” x 8-1/2”. Fold in half to create a top fold card – a bone folder gives you a crisp fold. Stamp or sign the back. Randomly stamp small flowers from the Bloomin' Love stamp set in Pool Party ink on the front. Run the front through the Elegant Dots embossing folder. Set aside.
Cut vellum 4” x 10-3/4” for the inside of the card. Fold in half. Stamp the heart and flowers from the Bloomin' Love stamp set in Pool Party ink. Stamp the phrase from the Occasional Quotes stamp set (Hostess 2010/11) in Island Indigo ink over the heart and set aside to dry.
Stamp the front of an envelope with the heart in Pool Party ink.
Cut Shimmery White Card Stock 3" x 3". Stamp the floral heart from the Bloomin' Love stamp set in Versamark ink. Cover with Clear Embossing Powder and heat emboss.
Add a drop of Bermuda Bay re-inker and Island Indigo re-inker on to the lids of the ink pads.
Use the aqua painter and start at the top with Bermuda Bay and wash it to the center, then add Island Indigo from the bottom, overlapping and blending the colors in the middle. Let dry. Use a tissue to wipe up any ink residue that remains on the embossed details. Sponge edges in Pool Party ink. Set aside.
Mat water colored image onto 3-1/8" x 3-1/8" Island Indigo cardstock. Add mounts. Place on card front about ¼” from the top of the card.
Stamp the phrase from the Suite Sayings stamp set on Pool Party cardstock with Island Indigo ink. Punch with the oval scallop punch and sponge in Pool Party ink. Add dimensionals and set aside.
Cut 5/8” organza ribbon 15” long. Wrap and tie in a double-knot under the image. Place a glue dot behind the knot.
Adhere phrase under the ribbon.
Color the water colored area with the Wink of Stella clear brush.
Add one large and two small Pearl Basic Jewels to the heart.
Slide vellum under the ribbon on the inside of the card. Tack with snail adhesive at the fold.
Card and envelope completed.