Hello lovelies! ❤
Sharing another quick and easy card with you today, perfect to send to those you may not see every day!
~Tools and products used will be listed at the end of this blog post!~
I cut a panel from white card stock and picked which distress ink colours I wanted to work with (colours used & links will be listed at the end of this post!). The sun was shining so it only seemed right to go for some red, yellow and pink for that summery feel! I placed the inks directly on to my glass craft mat and sprayed with some water, then smooshed my panel on the surface to pick up the colour remembering to dry between each layer for a textured feel. When I was happy with how it looked I splattered it with some gold metallic watercolour paint from my Gansai Tambi “Starry Colors” palette and set aside to dry.
I created my card base and top panel using white card stock and rounded the corners with a corner punch. I then cut some black matte paper larger than my top panel and rounded the corners for a cohesive look and adhered to my card base. To finish my top panel I die cut the stitched heart window with Lawn Fawn’s Outside In Stitched Heart stackable dies.
For my sentiment I decided to go with the “I Miss You” stamp from Simon Says Stamp “Seeing Stars”. I treated some black card stock with my EK Success powder tool, stamped my sentiment in Versamark ink and heat embossed it with Altenew Pure White embossing powder. I cut it down in to a thin sentiment strip and adhered it across the back of my stitched heart using my regular tape runner.
To finish the card I backed the stitched heart panel with foam tape and adhered it to the ink smooshed panel, then adhered it to my card base using my regular tape runner.
Thanks for reading lovelies! ❤ Do you prefer simpler cards or cards with a lot of colour and images? Let me know in the comments below! ❤
~Supplies & Links~
**Not all supplies can be listed as they’re from local craft stores, but you can easily find similar things online as they’re pretty common!** ❤
Simon Says Stamp “Seeing Stars”
Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Heart Stackables
Hobbycraft White Premium Smooth Card (300gsm)
3M Scotch R Double Sided Foam Tape
Gansai Tambi “Starry Colors”
DIE CUTTING MACHINE:
Sizzix Big Shot
EK Success Powder Tool
Ranger/Tim Holtz Picked Raspberry Distress Ink
Ranger/Tim Holtz Abandoned Coral Distress Ink
Ranger/Tim Holtz Fossilized Amber Distress Ink
Tsukineko Versamark “Watermark” Ink
Papermania Multi-Purpose Heat Tool
Tonic Studios Guillotine Trimmer
Altenew Pure White