Saturday, October 7, 2017

Happy World Card Making Day/ Christmas card

I'm so happy to be able to participate in world card making day! A day of crafting and fun with others; count me in.

I first stamped the image of the truck and masked part of the bed for the presents to sit in and then stamped the presents. Then on a some scrap card stock I cut out a mask for each image. Using some removable adhesive I adhered the masks to the stamped images and started to blend a back ground using several colors of Distress Oxide inks on a piece of Neenah Solar white card stock. I sprayed some drips of water to get that oxide technique and used a white Gelly Roll pen to draw in some white dots. 

I removed the mask and touched up any white spots around the images with a small paint brush and the coordinating Distress Oxide inks for the areas. 

To color the images I used my Prismacolor Pencils which I was a little concerned about using on the Neenah card stock since it is such a smooth paper and does not have much tooth for the pigment of the Prismacolor pencils to gather in. It worked fine, though I was only able to layer 3 times. The first color let down was very light the second was for shadows then the last was to blend. I would consider using again for such a simple image. 

After all that I just had to cut out the image with a stitched rectangle die and adhere it and the border to a card base. As a final touch I added the sentiment in the right hand top corner with white embossing powder to help make it really stand out.

That's it! First card down.... =)  

Below is supplies used. I am now affiliated with Amazon! What an amazing opportunity. All links are affiliated and are there to help me support this blog and what I love to do. You will not be charged any additional amounts. I only link to products I love and use.

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Simon Says Stamp Links

Stampendous TRUCK TIDINGS Stamp and Die Set CLD01 Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 25 Sheets Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger RANGER97 EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator 54-04002 Simon Says Stamp Premium Ink Pad INTENSE BLACK Ink065 Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES Wafer Dies sssd111455 In Stitches

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