Sunday, January 10, 2010

THREE FERNS CARD TUTORIAL by Joy Taylor


















Our Guest Designer Joy has made another lovely card to share with you today. I don't know about you, but it seems a lot of us cardmakers struggle when it comes to making cards for the Men in our lives. She has also provided the tutorial for you to follow to easily reproduce this card.

PRODUCTS

Cardstock:  Bazzill - Green and Brown
Cardstock:  Glossy White
Stamps:  Hero Arts - Three Ferns and Clear Designs - Birthday Sayings
Embossing Powder:  American Crafts Zing Opaque White
Ink Pad:  Versamark
Pen:  Uni Ball Signo White Gel Pen
Adirondack Alcohol Inks:  Latte, Caramel and Meadow
Adirondack Alcohol Ink Felt Blending Tool
Adirondack Alcohol Ink Blending Solution
Buttons
Punch:  Fiskars Apron Lace Border Punch
Glue:  Herma Dotto Removeable, Glue Glider Pro and Glue Dots red box
Baby Wipes
Wagner Heat Gun

METHOD

Pre cut the various pieces of cardstock ready for the project.
CARD - 30cm x 15.5 cm
GLOSSY CARDSTOCK - 14cm x135cm
GREEN STRIP CARDSTOCK - 14cm x 4cm
BROWN STRIP CARDSTOCK - 14cm

GLOSSY CARDSTOCK:  Ink up the Hero Arts Three Ferns stamp with Versamark ink, stamping the image to cover the glossy cardstock, emboss with American Crafts Zing white embossing powder, heat set. Next apply Alcohol inks to Blending Tool adding some Blending Solution and apply over the stamped images, adding and blending to get the desired affect, wipe over stamped images with a baby wipe or damp cloth to wipe off some of the alcohol ink, set to one side.

GREEN STRIP CARDSTOCK:  Stamp Happy Birthday from the Hero Arts Clear Design Stamp set Birthday Sayings with Versamark ink, stamping to one side of the green cardstock, apply American Crafts Zing white embossing powder, heat set.  Next take your Uni Ball Signo white gell pen and add stitching lines to both sides of the green cardstock.

BROWN STRIP CARDSTOCK:  Punch a border of Fiskars Apron Lace adhere to the back of green strip of cardstock.

Adhere all pieces to the green card base, add buttons to the other side of stamped saying, adhereing them with Glue Dots (red box).
















Thanks for stopping by

Evelyn



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