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The technique for the background was shared and I had many experiments until I got what I was happy with. I'm not sure what it is called, but you use either an embossing folder or you do diagonal scoring on cardstock (I did both) and then just run the ink across the embossed /scored card. And if you want to stamp something on the embossed item you can do that and then swipe/smudge the ink across the cardstock.
For my card I decided to use the color challenge and swiped the Willow first, and then took the peacock and did the same. I still need to practice on this; but the results are always different and fun...and if not what you wanted for a particular card, put it in your stash for another time.
The stamped image was also shared at the crop and I used Willow and Peacock inks with a brush water pen. Used a die cut to frame it, brushed peacock around the image and then added the frame. All it needed was a sentiment and the card was finished.
The inside of the card was one of the other experiments...the one side was really goofed up so I chose the good side, cut and placed in the upper corner of the inside and I actually through out the bad side after looking at it to determine if it was still going in my stash.
CTMH Products Used Unless Specified Otherwise:
Personalized Background Smudging
Willow and White Daisy
Stamped Image From a Friend
Craftin' Desert Diva's "Inside Scalloped Circle"
Sentiment - Lawn Fawn "Words" #LF1055
Peacock and Willow
Embossing Folder - Darise