Budda Belly Card – Blog Hop Day 5

Budda Belly Card

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company
March Blog Hop! 

This month’s New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured March  9
Hoppy Easter

Featured March 10
Easter

 Featured March 11
Fabulous Pets

Featured March 12
Friends

Featured March 13
Buddha
Budda Belly Card

I always loved Budda statues when I was a little girl and was told to rub the belly for good luck.  Not sure if that’s still PC these days or not, but it was a fond memory nonetheless!  I used a few little tricks and techniques to make today’s card.  I started with white cardstock and stamped my image with black Memento Ink.  Then I embossed the page with a bamboo embossing folder.  I brushed Tim Holtz Distress Ink very lightly over the embossed area to bring out the bamboo.  Then I masked my Budda image while I sponged on several colors of Distress Ink to make the background.  Finally, I colored my image with Bic Mark-Its and Spectrum Noir markers.

Featured March 14
Bundle of Joy

Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs (don’t forget this one), each day for more chances to win! (You do NOT have to comment on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly!) All six winners will be announced on 
March 15, 2014 on the Mark’s Finest Papers blog. You can go back and comment if you missed a day. (HINT: The more you comment, the more chances you have to win and comments on the MFP blog count twice!) 
The deadline for 
commenting is 10 PM EST on Friday March 14, 2014

Here’s the Design Team:


Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.

Happy Scrapping!
~Amy E

Amy England

Creator of the Scrap This Save That blog and Youtube channel and curator of a ridiculous amount of paper crafting supplies!

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18 Comments

  1. Janine says:

    Love the scene you have created.

  2. terrie says:

    Wow, your card is really nice.
    I like the added bamboo image and colorful background.
    Well done

  3. Lois says:

    I really like the background on your card, Amy! Great job!

  4. Karen (TLgirl353) says:

    What a peaceful and calming scene- need to meditate more, like my son does!

  5. loulou says:

    Fantastic card. Love the embossing and inked background.

  6. Looks great

  7. Sunshine HoneyBee says:

    Like the scene you've created with wonderful rainbow colors.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  8. stamping sue says:

    So bright and cheery
    stamping sue
    stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

  9. wannabcre8tive says:

    So pretty, you did a fabulous job on the background with the distress inks.

  10. Anne says:

    What a super mixture of techniques! I love the use of the embossing folder and the colouring is superb! Bravo!

  11. Cindy Groh says:

    That embossing folder is perfect for this odd stamp set. Well done.

  12. Jane says:

    Love your card and the way you did the background on your card Amy!

  13. Kathy Bradley says:

    Very pretty card – love the BG and the EF used!

  14. Scrappin' Diva says:

    Gorgeous card! Love the background and the bamboo!

  15. Scrappin' Diva says:

    Gorgeous card! Love the background and the bamboo!

  16. Vickie Y says:

    Love the background you created for Buddha! That's just how I would imagine Buddha – sitting under some bamboo! Gorgeous card.

  17. Beth F. says:

    You did a great job creating the background on your card!

  18. StampNK says:

    Love your adorable card and your background is So gorgeous!! the inking and embossing really take it to the next level!

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