When I saw this mood board a couple of weeks ago, my mind kept returning to it wondering what I might do for the challenge. When talking to my housekeeper the other day I commented on rain and it was like a lightbulb went off in my head. Then I had to figure out how to make the idea work so another day went by. I knew I had a stamp set, several actually, by Designs by Ryn, and I also knew I had a new uninked stamp set from MayMay Made It and was wondering how I could put the 2 together. Yesterday I saw some raindrop emoticons that made me smile and I suddenly knew exactly how to use both stamp sets. This card is the result. I wanted something that would be fun, and very different and I think I’ve achieved it. I did make a few practice pieces to ensure I could stamp properly and not lose detail. I began with the faces, added some Sakura glaze so they would stand out once the rest was added and then I carefully stamped each large raindrop over the faces using Hickory Smoke ink and clear heat embossing. I did each one individually and once heat set and cool I added Nuvo Chrystal drops on top and left the panel to dry. I’m impatient so to prevent myself from ruining them I took the dog for a walk. When dry I added some smaller rain drops around the larger ones. Should have done this before adding the Nuvo drops but I made it work and although they are not as defined in a couple of places it doesn’t matter as real water isn’t defined either. It took me a few minutes to decide how to add it to a card front and in the end I decided to add 2 glitter side strips and then foam tape to make it stand out. Choosing the DSP was another thing and the paper I thought would work I had finished so I went through everything until I found this one. I kept it small enough to allow a larger border showing and then added the main panel to it. I have decided to leave the sentiment for the time being as I’m not sure about it, but I’m really happy with the result as I made the idea that was in my head come to life. Hubby likes it a lot and I hope you do too. Thanks for looking.