Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A Valentine's Wish...

Hi Blank Page Muse Stamps Fans! 
Have you been enjoying this month's "Valentine's" themed creations and inspiration?
I'm sharing a mixed media semi vintage style card today - perfect for you to make for that someone special!


Blank Page Muse Stamp: "Make a Wish" from the Dandelion Wishes with Butterflies Set
Blank Page Muse Stamp: Vintage Style Man & Woman from the Romance Classic Couples Set
Black Base Card
Card 1cm smaller than the front of your base card
Old Book Pages
White Watercolour Paper/Card & Small piece white card
Heart Stencil & Texture Paste
Ink Sprays and/or Brea Reese Glitter Ink or like Product
Black & Pink Archival Ink
Gold "Smooch"
Watercolour Pencils and Water Brush

Embellishments: ink stained muslin cloth, corner charms, diamante
General supplies: glue stick, glue, spatula, heat tool to speed up drying process, scissors, double sided tape, mounting tape

Start by cutting your base card from black card or using a pre-made card base. Use your glue stick to adhere torn pieces of old book pages over your card front piece which is cut to 1cm smaller than your card front. Cover the entire front with the pages and then trim excess from sides of card.

Use a "love" themed stencil to apply texture paste to the card front. Note: I didn't cover the entire front - it looks more effective to "miss" bits!! The stencil used here was cut from a piece of acetate on a Cameo Silhouette. We all have our favourite stencils- this I one of mine! Allow to dry.

Once the texture paste is dry spray some pink ink spray and Brea Reese glitter ink and spread over the page by spritzing with a bit of water and "moving" the ink around on the card. Gold and Pink colours used on this card. Allow to dry.

To add a finishing touch to the card front "edge" the piece with gold Smooch or like product. Allow to dry. Remember you can speed up any of the drying processes carefully with a heat tool.

Stamp the Romantic couple onto watercolour paper with Black Archival ink. Stamp the "Make a Wish" wording onto plain white card. Cut around the wording and edge with Pink Archival ink.

Colour the Romantic Couple with watercolour pencils and a water brush and when dry fussy cut the image ready to use on the card front.

Use double sided tape or glue to adhere the card front to the card base. Gather all your stamped images and embellishments ready to arrange and adhere to the card.

Adhere all the elements to the card - use mounting tape to adhere the main Vintage Couple.

Happy Stamping!
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  1. Such a sweet card Sharon! I love your Smooch technique. I've never heard of them before. I'll have to check it out. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Lovely layers and colors Sharon! Love your vision of romance!


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