In June 2018 I showed you a card I made using patterned paper that I’d coloured with my Stampin’ Blends. I fact I used just one Stampin’ Blends marker that day. Today I have another project using the same technique, but this time I’ve used four Stampin’ Blends markers.
STAMPIN’ BLENDS PUMPKINS
This project started with the larger pumpkin design from the Come To Gather Designer Series Paper (DSP) pack. I found a small scrap already cut and simply decided to start colouring the white pumpkins with my Stampin’ Blends.
First I used the dark Pumpkin Pie to colour the more shaded areas at the top and bottom. Then I coloured over the darker lines running up the pumpkin. Next I added some light Pumpkin Pie over most of the pumpkin leaving a small white area in each section. Finally I went over the whole body of the pumpkin with the light Pumpkin Pie marker. After I’d completed one pumpkin I moved on to the next.
Once all the white pumpkins were done I then added a little dark Old Olive to each stalk, followed by a little light Old Olive.
Oh my goodness, the transformation of the DSP was amazing! So I cut some more of the same paper to give me a 1″ strip for the inside of the card and some for the envelope flap and coloured that too.
Once all the paper was coloured I used Multipurpose Liquid Glue (Tombow) to fix the first panel onto some Champagne Foil Sheet. Then I laid it onto a Pretty Peacock Card base so I could decide where to place my sentiment.
With my mind made up I removed the panel and wiped the card base with an Embossing Buddy to remove any oils and static. Then I stamped the ‘Thank you” sentiment from the Abstract Impressions Stamp Set using VersaMark ink. Next I sprinkled the sticky ink with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and tapped off the excess. Then after removing a few stray specks I melted the rest using my Heat Tool Set on 2 (high).
I was now ready to begin assembling my card but decided to add a little Braided Linen Trim around the main panel first.
I began by placing a piece of the trim onto the panel and secured it in place on the back with Mini Glue Dots. Then I tied a small bow from another piece of the trim and fixed that onto the trim on the front.
With that done I simply added the completed panel to the front of my card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
For inside the card I used liquid glue to attach the 1″ strip of the coloured DSP along the bottom edge of a layer of Whisper White Card. Then I fixed the layer into place inside the card base.
Finally with more liquid glue I attached the remaining coloured DSP to the flap of a Whisper White Medium Envelope. Then with my Paper Snips I trimmed the DSP to shape using the edge of the flap as a guide and I was finished.
I’m really happy with how this project turned out and now I want to find more DSP designs that I can alter with my Stampin’ Blends. I’ll be sure to show you the results on future projects.
CHRISTMASTIME IS COMING
Today we were told that there’s a new suite of products that will be available for customers to order from November 1st called Christmastime Is Here. Stock will be limited so if you want the whole suite or just selected items be ready to place your order on November 1st. I’ll have more details on my blog nearer the time, however if you live in Canada and would like an early look at the entire suite, contact me and I’ll e-mail you the PDF flyer.