Spellbinders Circle of Sunshine Card

Hello friends! Today’s card is featuring the Spellbinder’s June Clear Stamp of the Month set, called Circle of Sunshine, and although I didn’t have it, it pairs very nicely with the Die of the Month Club too. You can check out the many, varied subscription clubs available at Spellbinders here.

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This month’s stamp set includes 6 different circle icons like the one I’ve used on my card today, as well as 7 sentiments and a variety of supporting images.

I stamped the desert scene in the circle onto watercolor cardstock, painted it and die cut it with a circle die in my stash. I stamped the sentiment onto black cardstock and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

For the background, I used the Fun Stampers Journey Grid Paper stamp set on more watercolor cardstock and heat set with white embossing powder. Then I painted a blended wash on the background using similar colors as I’d used on the vignette, letting it partially dry and then dropping some contrasting colors into random squares on the design. I love the effect and how it stands in for embellishing the way enamel dots might.

This card came together so quickly and easily and if I ever get back home to AZ again, it will be the perfect card to send to a friend who’s not in AZ!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!


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