- Stamps: Altenew "Spring Daisies"
- Dies: coordinating die set for Altenew's "Spring Daisies"
- Inks: Archival "Jet Black"; Distress "Scattered Straw", "Mermaid Lagoon", "Chipped Sapphire" and "Tea Dye"
- Papers: antique white notecard base, manufacturer unknown; scrap white card; Distress Mixed Media Heavystock
- Adhesives: Scor-Tape
Altenew has a new photograph and color palette for the April 2017 challenge:
After testing various inks and markers, I determined that the three colors shown in the palette would best be matched with Distress Inks "Scattered Straw", "Mermaid Lagoon" and "Chipped Sapphire". I used all three to create a blended background on Distress Mixed Media Heavystock:
which I then trimmed to fit a prefolded note card in antique white. I stamped a sentiment in "Chipped Sapphire":
I stamped three Altenew "Spring Daisies" using Archival Ink for the outlines and Scattered Straw for the layer. I added "Tea Dye" ink to the centers of the daisies, die cut them and layered them on the card front:
Products used in the making of this card were:
Born in New Jersey, I grew up in Southeastern Ohio. Attended university at Bowling Green State University (B.Sci in biological science, 1964), University of Southern California (M. Sci in biological science, 1967) and University of Florida (Ph. D in zoology, 1971).