We’ve been effectively using sponges in several forms to add color and create backgrounds to our handmade greeting cards. There are sponges, Sponge Daubers, and even Sponge Brayers. Then recently, one of my sweet stampers told me about another tool. Watch my cardmaking tutorial to explore if you will like coloring with ink blending brushes better?

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Will you like coloring with ink blending brushes better?One of my sweet stampers recommended the Life Changing Blending Brushes by Picket Fence. How do you not try something with a name like that and recommendation? Click HERE to see the blending brushes on Amazon.


Did you see how my autumn tree was colored? The blending brushes were used for that too. If you missed it, go back and finish watching the tutorial now.


While watching to see if you’ll like coloring with ink blending brushes, I shared my background color combination of Blueberry Bushel/Daffodil Delight/Balmy Blue is one of the 50 unique color combinations from my 2018-2020 In Color Combinations e-book. Click HERE to read more about it and order one to be a color inspiration for you.


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Sweet Silhouettes Card Measurements

  • 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Blueberry Bushel Cardstock
  • (3) 5-1/4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White Cardstock


Order the Sweet Silhouettes Dies and other supplies in my online store www.shopwithshelly.com to make my handmade autumn card especially if you think you’ll like coloring with ink blending brushes.


Sweet Silhouettes Card Supplies


Stamping Smiles October 2019 Drawing
Your October 2019 order could win one of three prizes in my October Drawing! The first name randomly drawn will win an eclectic bundle ($76.50 value)! The second name drawn will win one FREE month of Stamping Playground membership ($9.95 value)! The third name drawn will win one FREE month Hassle-Free Cards subscription ($4.95 value)!
One entry into the October Drawing will be given for every $35 in order totals due (before shipping and sales tax) placed in my online store www.shopwithshelly.com October 1 – October 31, 2019, Mountain Time using Hostess Code YRDWTCFN.


Very Important: If your order is $150 or more (total due before shipping and sales tax), please DO NOT apply the Hostess Code to your order. Orders of $150 or more automatically earn at least $15 in Stampin’ Rewards to spend on additional Stampin’ Up! products of your choice, including hostess-only products. Orders placed using a Hostess Code do not earn Stampin’ Rewards.


The drawing is open to those with a U.S. address. You must be 18 or older to enter. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Click here for the full set of rules and alternative entry method.

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