Happy Monday crafty friends! I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend, and the ability to celebrate with your family and friends. For my husband and I we celebrated on our balcony watching the fireworks and enjoying our independence.
I'm back today with another card for my Altenew Level 2 Educator Certification. In the video In The Mood for Color by Stephanie Klauck I learned how color can create the mood or tone for the card. I chose pink for my card today, which represents sensitive, caring, and sweet according to the video. Who wouldn't want to represent sweetness and caring? Grab a cup of coffee, and lets get started. I'm so excited you are here!
This is a simple A2 card (4 1/4" x 5 1/2") using Neenah Solar White Card Stock, I used Altenew Tie Dye Motifs and Altenew Mega Greetings Stamp Set to make my card. The front card panel has been stamped using Altenew Crisp Ink Colors: Rose Quartz, Puffy Heart, and Frosty Pink.
Stamp the images over the card panel randomly starting with the lightest color ink, using the darkest color last.
Use your Aligning tool and place the sentiment where you would like it to be stamped, and stamp the image using the ink color that suits you. I chose black because it stands out from the card. I had to stamp several layers of black ink down to cover the pink stamped motifs in the background.
Use double-sided tape and adhere ribbon down on your card, cutting a piece to tie around to knot.
Heat emboss the rest of your sentiment using card stock and adhere to the card panel using foam tape.
Adhere foam tape to the back of the card panel and attach it to your card tent.
Tips & Tricks.
Start with your lightest ink color to avoid ink contamination
Choose a stamp image that can be randomly placed and looks good layered
Don't forget to use an anti-static tool on your card stock before heat embossing.
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