Saturday, March 19, 2022

Springish Card

Now that spring is a few days, I've finally seen some trees beginning to bloom. Plus I have one (1) crocus. Imagine that. I don't know when Lilies of the Valley begin to bloom, but I think it's soon. 

Stampendous! Products Used:

Other Products Used:
Tuxedo Black and Cottage Ivy Memento™ Inkby Tsukineko®
Green Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Copic® Markers:
Sky Background: <B41 and Colorless Blender Solution
Mouse Skin: BV000, E51, E50, RV91, R00, R000, R20 (Cheek)
Mouse Fur: E31, E33, E35, E4
Leaves and Stems: G20, G40, G43, G46
Flowers: C00, C0, C1, C2, B60, YR31
Stamping Platform

  1. Cut a piece of 8.5" x 11" green cardstock in half, score, and fold to form an A2 card. Set aside.
  2. Use magnets to secure the other half of the green cardstock (untextured side up) to a stamping platform.
  3. Place the Cling Leafy Breeze 6x6 Rubber Stamp facedown on the green cardstock.
  4. Press the lid of the stamping platform onto the back of the stamp.
  5. Lift the lid, ink the stamp with Cottage Ivy Memento ink and stamp.
  6. Repeat inking and stamping if necessary for a clean impression.
  7. Trim the green cardstock to 5.25" x 4" and edge with Cottage Ivy ink.
  8. Adhere the background panel to the card front.
  9. Use Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp the image onto white paper.
  10. Outline the image with the <B41 marker.
  11. Loosely color the sky with <B41 ink, then dab the marker away with a cotton pad dipped in Colorless Blending Solution.
  12. Let the Blending Solution dry completely. 
  13. Color the rest of the image with Copic markers.
  14. Trim the image panel to 3.75" x 3".
  15. Cut a piece of green cardstock to 3.875" x 3.125", edge with Cottage Ivy Memento ink, then use to mat the image panel.
  16. Adhere the image panel to the card as shown.
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