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God's Timing

Happy Friday friends It's time for Friends with Flair over at the Unity blog :)  I got an early birthday present from my hubby new ink yay :)  I was never really a fan of distress inks  I bought them before and ended up  giving them away as I could not get into them. I decided I would  give them another try and this time around I LOVE them :) I think the trick is learning how to use them. I was using them too much like regular ink and that turned out too messy for me. I love how you can create your own backgrounds with them and the colours stay so vibrant.

 I used 3 different Unity stamps on this card. I love this sentiment God's timing is perfect it is something I need to be reminded of. It worked perfectly with the butterfly and script stamps and makes a really nice encouragement card. I love the faith stamps available at Unity they are so unique.

 I stamped the the sentiment and script stamp with versamark ink then used white embossing powder and heat set it. I created the background using the blending tool and distress inks. The ink naturally resists the embossing if there is any ink left on top of the stamped area you can wipe it with a paper towel. I spritzed the card with some water and dried it with my heat tool to set the watermarks in place. I stamped the butterfly with distress ink and watered it down with a damp brush to take some of the colour out. I then cut it out and added some rhinestones.  I punched tiny butterflies and sprinkled them around the card. I love how the colours stay really bright against the white embossing.

Thanks for stopping by to visit my blog :) 

~ Supplies ~
Unity Stamp Company  - God's Timing
Unity Stamp Company - Here Today, Here Tomorrow
Unity Stamp Company - Key to my Heart
Tim Holtz  Distress Ink - Worn Lipstick
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Peacock Feathers
Martha Stewart - 3 in 1 Butterfly Punch
VersaMark Ink
White Embossing Powder


  1. Just beautiful Mandi. Love the color combo. Thanks for giving me some hope to be able to master the use of distress inks.

  2. I saw this on the Show & Tell page, Mandi…so gorgeous! Love your colors!

  3. Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful\

  4. Oh this is just so so gorgeous!!! *swoon*!

  5. Amazing card. I love the colour scheme.

  6. REALLY love the great colors and the way you made this card! You should make a video of how you did it... lol

  7. BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE this card... wonderful colors

  8. Lovely and enjoy your new inks they're so versatile you'll be playing with them always now promise

  9. This is stunning. Your background is amazing in this style and colors. Really nice work Mandi.

  10. Awesome card love the butterfly and sentiment

  11. Beautiful card! The embossing looks gorgeous!

  12. Stunning card design. Love the sentiment used.

  13. Love the blended and splochy background you created!

  14. I Love your card and i put the God's timing stamp IN MY CART!!!!

  15. Very pretty colors and I like all the butterflies.

  16. Beautiful cards. I loved each and every one.TFS


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