Okay, okay, I’m just messing around with you now. After all, it’s April Fool’s Day. No kids were actually tattooed for this blog post. But the first thing I thought of when I saw the new stamps from The Rabbit Hole Designs was the set of skin-safe tattoo ink pads and markers I’ve had in my stash since my big kids were little. Stampin’ Up sold them in kits* and my kids spent hours playing with them. I had a lot of fun playing with them too, so I pulled them out and stamped the Dice & Diamond Tattoo on my daughter’s arm. She’s such a good sport, lol. The new stamps are really fun to color, and I have a feeling everyone in my house will have a fake tattoo, or two, before the quarantine is over! 😉
Don’t worry, I made a real card for you today too! The new Affirmation Tattoo set has some lovely images and sentiments. After stamping and coloring them with Copic markers, I trimmed the panel down. A thin foam layer pops the panel up on a red card base. Aqua Shimmer highlights, coated with Diamond Glaze, add extra sparkle. And a few red gems finish the card.
This was such a quick and easy card to make. I’m thinking of going through my stamp sets to see if I have any sentiments that can turn these images into Christmas cards. I think the tattoo style doves would make fun holiday cards for several people on my list. Plus, the word PEACE is already in the Affirmation Tattoo set, so I really just need some connector words. Is April too soon to start making Christmas cards? Maybe just some sets of cards to give as gifts… What will you make with them? Ready for more inspiration? Hop along with us!
To celebrate the new release, The Rabbit Hole Designs is giving away two gift certificates; one to a lucky Instagram Follower, and one to a lucky Facebook Fan Page follower. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on the INSTAGRAM post, and comments on the Facebook Fan Page post. So make sure to head on over to INSTAGRAM and look for the giveaway post from @therabbitholedesignsllc, and look for the post on The Rabbit Hole Designs Fan Page. Leave comments by 11:59 p.m. PST, April 3, 2020. Winner will be announced on The Rabbit Hole Designs blog.
If you missed Day 1, or Day 2 of the release celebration, be sure to check those out! And after you’re done hopping along with the team, come on back to see some more Tattoo Inspired Projects! I’m also announcing the winners of the last Pear Blossom Press Light-up Card Hop today, in a separate post. Head over to see if you’re one of them!
*If you can’t find a skin-safe tattoo kit, you can always use this ink pad, and these markers. If you have the pad and markers, but they’re dry like mine were, you can spritz them with a few squirts of Ink Refresher Spray. It’s non-toxic and worked great to revive mine 🙂
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