Spread Kindness Like Confetti

As soon as I saw one of the sentiments in the new Acts of Kindness stamp set from Hero Arts, a card design immediately came to my mind. If you aren’t familiar with this stamp set, it was created as part of the Share Handmade Kindness campaign organized by Jennifer McGuire. A portion of the sales from this stamp set will be donated to the Kind Campaign which is an awesome non-profit working to end bullying among girls. Love that!

As I mentioned, a card design immediately came to my mind when I saw the stamp set, even before I actually had in my hands. I finally had the chance today to bring that design idea to fruition. Here’s my card:

reindeerspinnerMel's Card Corner | Kindness Confetti

I just love how this card turned out. The little girl with her outreached arms is from the In My Heart stamp set from Mama Elephant. I thought she was the perfect image for “throwing” kindness around.

reindeerspinnerMel's Card Corner | Kindness Confetti

I started by stamping the image on some watercolor paper and then masking her off. Next, I created a soft pink watercolor wash using the watercolor paints set from Close to My Heart. I love the vibrancy I can get with their watercolor set! When the background was dry, I removed the mask and colored the little girl using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens. I stamped the sentiment using black ink and then added lots of different sizes and styles of hearts from the Little Bits stamp set from WPlus9.

reindeerspinnerMel's Card Corner | Kindness Confetti

Of course, no card from me is complete without a little sparkle or bling. For this card, I decided to go over all the filled hearts using a red Wink of Stella glitter brush pen. I wasn’t super concerned about staying in the lines of the heart 100%. I kind of felt like going out of the lines occasionally gave the hearts a little more of a watercolor look, too.

I’m entering this card in the following challenges:

Until next time …

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  1. Brandi says:

    I love it, the colours are so vibrant and wonderful and that little girl is so sweet! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H)!

    Brandi R
    DT member H2H

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