*starts singing Rihanna's ~ Umbrella* ...As soon as I hear those inevitable words, then I know that, THAT song will be stuck in my head all day long!
And anyone who knows me, also knows that I do have a bit of a thing for images or photos which show or contain, umbrellas in them...so, when I came across this stamp ~ yep, I just had to have it and I was not disappointed, it is beautiful!
So, for this particular card....using a stamp produced by Stampavie and featuring Rachelle Anne Miller's illustration...I stamped the image with a black Versafine Ink Pad, onto a round die cut piece of white card, which I have shaded around the edge, using Tattered Rose and Aged Mahogany Distress Ink. Then, once I'd coloured in the image using Promarkers, I set this aside to work on the card. For this card, I've chosen some K&Company card stock which has a tri fold opening and a lovely scalloped edge on the one side. There again, just using different folds and card stock can make such a difference to the overall appearance of the card and make it something unique to the person that you are sending it to. I covered the card with some backing papers by Rob and Bob Studio which seemed to match my coloured image perfectly and I just gave an aged feel to the papers using some more Distress Ink. Once that is done, I layered the stamped image on top and added some Stickles glue on the little puddle to give a glisten to the water. Then on the scalloped fold, I popped on a flower from the DCWV range, some card candy in the middle of it and also from Craftwork Cards, a greetings plaque as the finishing touch.