Hope House Home for Boys

The cards that I sell here in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico benefit the dental program for the boys at Hope House in the nearby village of Ixlahuacan. There are close to 30 boys at the home and many of them come to the home having received no dental treatment. If you live here at Lakeside and would like to order a quality, hand crafted card for a special occasion and help me contribute to this worthy cause, please e-mail me at bettyinchapala@yahoo.com Card price is 50 pesos; the entire sales price is donated to Hope House.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Watercolor Embossing

My card was made using the technique from Make It Monday with Papertrey Ink, which involves watercolor stamping and embossing. The flowers are from a Martha Stewart two step stamping set. The sentiment stamp is from Papertrey Ink, Gracious Vases and the background for the sentiment is a gingham background stamp from PTI. The watercolor technique was a little bit messy but sometimes messy can be fun!

Check out the link and perhaps you'll want to give this technique a try too!



artful-notions said...

Your watercolor turned out beautiful! So crisp. Love that pop of gingham with the sentiment.

Marybeth said...

Betty this is beautiful ! I can't wait to try it! Such a wonderful cause as well.

Linda said...

What a beautful card. Love it.

Jacquie Southas said...

This is fabulous - love the technique & balance of elements!

Colleen said...

This is beautiful, I love the way this one turned out. Such a pretty design.