Friday, October 29, 2010

C053 Autumn Birthday

Stamps: 07305.G page 228, 09040.F page 35, 09135.B page 142.
Cardstock: banana, rust, ivory.

Ink: Versamark, Royal Satin Kaleidacolor.

Accessories: bone folder, brown acrylic pain, toothbrush, static bag, Terra Cotta embossing powder, damp cloth, sponge, craft knife, foam mounts.

Prepare card by folding 8-1/2” x 5-1/2” banana cardstock in half with a bone folder. Mount with 5-1/4” x 4” rust cardstock. Set aside.

Cut ivory cardstock 5” x 3-3/4”. Splatter with brown acrylic paint using a wet toothbrush. When dry, swipe with a static bag. Stamp Happy Birthday 07305.G page 228with Versamark in the top right corner. Emboss with Terra Cotta embossing powder by PSX.

Stamp three leaves 09040.F page 35 at the base of this panel and two additional falling leaves on the remainder of the panel using Royal Satin Kaleidacolor ink. Wipe stamp clean with a damp cloth before inking each leaf image.

Sponge edges with the center color in the Royal Satin Kaleidacolor ink. Over stamp with the small leaf 09135.B page 142 using various colors from the Royal Satin Kaleidacolor ink.

With a craft knife, cut out the two falling leaves and set aside.

Adhere the ivory panel to the card front. Mount the two falling leaves with foam mounts and stagger over the cut-outs.

Stamp an additional three leaves on a scrap of ivory cardstock. Cut out each one. Mount to the leaves at the base of the card using foam mounts.

Here is the same layout using Autumn Leaves Kaleidacolor ink
First taught this class on September 18, 2002.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

M028 Bleaching

Black emboss Magenta butterfly #03.054.M page 14. Paint inside of image with Javex.
For the background, I placed a folded piece of paper towel on an ice cream lid, dampened with Javex to create an ink pad then stamped the card front.

Monday, October 25, 2010

C094 Colors of Fall

Stamps: 07347.I page 370, 09188.M page 218.
Cardstock: goldenrod, black, glossy white.

Ink: Versamark, Cappuccino Delight Kaleidacolor, black memories.

Accessories: bone folder, stamp positioner, brayer, black ribbon.

Prepare card by folding 8-1/2” x 5-1/2” goldenrod cardstock in half with a bone folder. Mount with 5-1/4” x 4” black cardstock. Set aside.

Cut glossy white cardstock 3-3/4” x 5”. Ink the Fall text 07347.I page 370 with Versamark. Use the stamp positioner to align the phrase to the top of the glossy panel. Set aside.

Ink the leaf 09188.M page 218 with Versamark. Stamp a leaf at each bottom corner of the glossy panel. Let dry for about 15 minutes or heat with an embossing gun to speed up the drying process. Brayer over the entire panel with Cappuccino Delight Kaleidacolor ink. The Versamark will resist the brayering. Set aside.

Ink the phrase again with black memories ink. Use the stamp aligner to put the words right under the Versamarked ones, giving a shadow effect.

Stamp the leaf using black memories ink at the bottom of the card. Wrap a thin black ribbon around the panel. Mount panel to the card.

First taught this class on March 28, 2007.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

M003 All Things Grow with Love

Pot is the bottom pot from the Magenta bookmark stamp, 20008.Q page 66. I watercolored it then painted with Enamels Clear medium acrylic paint.

Phrase by Stampendous.

Cardstock was speckled with a wet toothbrush & brown acrylic paint.

Magenta feather background 23098.I page 162.

Emu feathers.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

M049 Anniversary Wishes

This makes a very quick Anniversary car!  Make for a 25th or 50th!

Stamp: 26025.P page 187

Cardstock: Silver (Gold), Black.

Ink: Versamark.

Accessories: Craft knife, silver (gold) embossing powder
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