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.

1 comment:

  1. I like the idea of cutting the falling leaves from the main image to show the under layer -- adds more dimension without the bulk. Great card!


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