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Paint Splatter + 25% off

I love the look of messy paint or mist splattered backgrounds… a technique you see lots of cardmakers doing these days. However, I have ruined one to many cards trying to get good results! So when I saw the new My Favorite Things Abstract Art stamp set, I was tickled. It has lots of paint splatter and brush images. So delightful…

This card was super simple to pull together. I just inked and stamped a few of the paint platter images from the Abstract Art set with Mint Julep, Green Hills and Fresh Peach Ink. They look like the perfect paint splatters… but nicely controlled. :) I even added some Wink of Stella glitter marker for a touch of shine.

And that butterfly? Wow. I LOVE butterfly stamps, but it has been awhile since I have seen one I just must have. This one? So fresh and fun. And having matching dies makes it even better.

Oh – here is the Abstract Art stamp set so you can see all the images it has in it…

For the background, I used the new Art Expression Text stamp set. The quotes about art are prefect for any card.


Remember – My Favorite Things is having a 25% off Summer Sale from 6/27 – 6/29. Just used the code SUMMER2013 when shopping HERE. (All details can be found on the MFT Blog. Excludes Brand Spankin’ New products.)



Below are the supplies used for this card. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH and for My Favorite Things, click MFT…

MFT Blissful Butterflies Stamp Set (MFT|SSS)


MFT Blissful Butterflies Dies (MFT|SSS)


MFT Abstract Art Stamp Set (MFT|SSS)


MFT Art Expression Text Stamp Set (MFT|SSS)


Hero Arts Mint Julep Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)


Hero Arts Soft Granite Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)


Hero Arts Fresh Peach Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)


Hero Arts Green Hills Mid Tone Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)


Hero Arts Black Dye Ink (SSS|EH)




Vagabond Die Cutting Machine (SSS|EH)