For this week's Make it Monday, Erin Lincoln demonstrates how to incorporated computer-generated sentiments onto die cut elements. Fun! It's always nice to have new ways to customize cards. Since Easter is just around the corner and I haven't made any Easter cards yet, I thought I would use the technique to create an Easter sentiment that fit perfectly into the Celebrations frame. I used Microsoft Word, but used Word Art for the sentiment. This allowed me to easily space the two lines so that they were exactly the same width, and also made it easy to have the word "risen" as outline letters, which I colored in with Copics in a gradient style. I thought that the light-to-dark shading sort of echoed the idea of "risen". :)
My color scheme is Summer Sunrise and Hawaiian Shores, with a bit of Orange Zest and Spring Moss thrown in. I used flower images primarily from Daydreamer with one from Rosie Posie added in. The butterfly and "Easter Wishes" sentiment are from Sweet Spring, and I made the little tab with a Half-and-Half die.
The focal point panel is impressed with the Canvas impression plate, although it doesn't show very well in the pictures. The card base is stamped with the new wrought iron fence background at the top and bottom.
Thanks for looking, and thanks for another great technique, PTI! :)