I've been having fun playing with my Gelatos lately. The colors are so gorgeous! So far it's been backgrounds, but I'm building up my courage to paint an image with them next. For the first card I painted the colors onto watercolor paper, added some Gesso over a homemade "mask" & stamped a background by coloring directly on the stamp with the Gelatos. More details in Flickr HERE. The newest card started by scribbling the Gelatos onto a piece of wc paper, but I wasn't able to blend them with my wet paintbrush like Alexandra did HERE (may need different paper), so I added more color & rubbed them with my finger--Love that it easily washes off. After it dried I stamped the tulip image from Penny Black delicate florals set twice with the idea of having it frame my sentiment. I decided the sentiment (an old PB stamp) would be better stamped on vellum. It has been quite awhile since I added embossing powder to my panel, so sprinkled Stampendous! shabby white in 2 corners & heated it in my craft electric skillet until it was stuck enough not to blow with the heat gun. I like the interest it adds--what do you think? The card front is hard to see, but has PB diamond pattern stamped in Brilliance Platinum Planet & is really pretty in person. The corner die cuts are pieces of Spellbinders Lacy Square. Another card for my biggest fan, my sister. Since I used a floral stamp, I'm also entering the current Stampendous! challenge. Our rainy weather hasn't dampened the activity of the goldfinches at all & I was able to get a picture of one pair. I've had up to 3 pairs at a time--so fun to watch. Hope you have something lovely in your life today. Thanks for stopping by.