To kick off Penny Black’s 20 days of stamping inspiration, Therese
has made a card using various techniques. She says, “For this card, I used the background stamp Trailing Beauty
(40-207), Fancy Flowers
(30-123), and Friendship
(30-160). I have a step-by-step tutorial of how I created this card.”
On black card stock, I stamped the background stamp, Friendship,
with Versamark Ink. The image was then heat embossed with clear powder.
dies (Labels 8), I created a frame from the embossed image.
I stamped an image from Fancy Flowers with Onyx Black Versafine ink on watercolor paper (smooth side). The image was then heat embossed with clear powder. I colored the image using watercolor pencils and a watercolor brush. Because the flowers were quite small, I picked up the color directly from the pencils with my watercolor brush and painted them directly.
I fussy cut the stamped image.
I forgot to take a picture of the next step where I stamped the sentiment. I cut white card stock with the larger of the 2 dies to create the base for my frame. I then aligned the black frame on the white card stock and lightly traced the inside part of the frame (top part only) with a pencil. This way, I can get a better sense on how to center the sentiment inside the frame. I stamped the sentiment from the clear set, Friendship, on the top half of the cards tock and erased the pencil lines. I distressed the edges of the white card stock with gray ink. I then adhered the black frame to the white card stock.
I wanted to place the frame on a patterned paper card panel. I adhered the patterned paper with white cardstock that I colored with gray ink matching the color of the patterned paper.
Once this was all completed, I adhere the frame on a slant and added the flowers and cart image below the sentiment. Both frame and stamped image were adhered with dimensional foam tape. Finally, I added colored pearls for added dimension.
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