Hi everyone, today I have another Christmas in July themed card for you all for Craftie Cafe. Today I’m using a couple of WPlus9 stamp sets along with Distress Oxide inks and Lawn Fawn inks also.
To begin my card today I stamped out my images. I pulled the Holiday Boughs stamp set out with some white cardstock and placed one of the leaves image in my Stamp Master Tool. I first rubbed it down with an eraser to remove any residue off of there, so I could get a perfect impression and then I inked it up with Celery Stick ink and stamped it down. I then went in with Jalapeno ink and inked up half of the image and dabbed away on the top of my image some of the ink with a cloth and stamped down again. This created a fun two tone stamping effect and just adds more to your solid non-layering images. I repeated this same step with all my different images. Once they were all stamped I used the coordinating dies to cut them all out.
Now, I needed to colour my background. I pulled three colours of Distress Oxide Inks and blended onto some watercolour cardstock. I first started off with Cracked Pistachio and went in a diagonal line from the top left hand corner to the bottom right hand corner, blending super softly and light to create a seamless look when I wanted it to fade out into white. I then used Broken China and Faded Jeans also to give it a gradient look.
Next up I placed my now blended piece back into my StampMaster Tool and adhered it down with some washi tape so it would be flat. I pulled the Be Merry stamp set also out and used the Christmas Wishes stamp in the set for my sentiment. I placed down my sentiment onto my blended panel and then took all my leaves and pinecones images and placed them down in a cluster in the top left hand corner, so I could get my placing right. Once I placed them down where I wanted them I picked up my sentiment with the door of the tool and stamped it down using black ink. I then used some Press N Seal to pick up all my images that I placed in a cluster and adhered them down in layers using different adhesives.
To finish up my card completely I stamped down my red berries and cut them out to stick them onto my leaves too, to give it a little more colour. I then adhered down some Sparkling Clear Sequins from Pretty Pink Posh around my sentiment also. I pulled some red cardstock from my stash and adhered it to a card base and then foam mounted my panel on top and that finished up my card.
The video is linked down below.
The video is linked down below.
Thanks so much for stopping by today and I hope you were inspired.
-- SUPPLIES --
Craftie Café Supplies:
WPlus9 – Be Merry (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/wplus9-design-stamps-be-merry-cl-wp9beme)
WPlus9 – Holiday Boughs (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/wplus9-design-stamps-holiday-boughs-cl-wp9hobo/)
WPlus9 – Holiday Boughs Dies (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/wplus9-design-die-holiday-boughs-wp9d-133/)
Marianne Designs Stamp Master Tool (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/marianne-design-stamp-master-positioning-tool-grid)
Distress Oxide – Cracked Pistachio (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/tim-holtz-ranger-distress-oxides-ink-pad-cracked-p)
Distress Oxide – Broken China (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/tim-holtz-ranger-distress-oxides-ink-pad-broken-ch)
Distress Oxide – Faded Jeans (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/tim-holtz-ranger-distress-oxides-ink-pad-faded-jea)
Lawn Fawn Inks – Lobster / Celery Stick / Jalapeno / Noble Fir / Doe / Walnut (https://www.craftiecafe.com.au/?rf=kw&kw=lawn+fawn+inks)
Tim Holtz Watercolour Cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80#
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
3M Scotch Foam Tape
Press N Seal
Pretty Pink Posh - Sparkling Clear Sequins