Stamp and Color on Cork to Make a Birthday Card

 

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By Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

– Use a piece of cork sheet as a base to stamp with StazOn inks and color with MEMENTO markers to create a Birthday greeting card. Add cork round shapes and a wooden heart to embellish the card.

 

Skill: Beginner

Time: 30 Minutes

 

Directions:

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Step 1

Cut a 4x5in piece of the cork sheet. Stamp with the wood slice stamp and the StazOn Black Cherry to cover the surface.

 

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Step 2

Color the heart in the center of the stamp design with the MEMENTO Love Letter marker.

 

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Step 3

Use a palette knife to spread some structure paste and let it set.

 

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Step 4

Cut thin slices of the wine cork and stamp them with the wood slice stamp and the StazOn Timber Brown ink pad.

 

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Step 5

Color the lines of the stamped cork slices with the MEMENTO markers

 

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Step 6

Stamp and color the wooden heart with the StazOn Black Cherry ink pad and the MEMENTO Love Letter marker.

 

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Step 7

Stamp with the StazOn BlackCherry ink pad the happy birthday stamp and cut around.

 

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Step 8

Glue the colored cork slices on the card first to work as a base for the wooden heart.

 

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Step 9

Continue by adding the rest of the embellishments.

 

Art Supplies:

Imagine

StazOn – Timber Brown, Black Cherry

MEMENTO Markers – Love letter,  Dandelion, Cottage Ivy, Pine

Palette Knife

 

Other

Card base

Cork sheet

Wine cork

Wooden heart shape

Structure paste

Crackerbox and Suzy stamps – wood slice

Happy birthday stamp

 

 

Create an Autumn Themed Wedding Card With Sheer Shimmer Stixs and Delicata Ink

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By Katy Ingram –

Hello friends! Katy here and for today’s video I have an Autumn themed wedding card for you. I was inspired by a project I saw a couple years ago and I could not wait for fall to roll around so I could show you. I know a long time to wait but, worth it, I think. The Rose Gold Sheer Shimmer Stix and the Delicata Rose Gold ink was perfect to bring this card together. I hope you enjoy.

Thanks For Watching.

Skill: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Time: 30 minutes

 

Art Supplies:

Imagine

• Delicata Rose Gold Ink• Sheer Shimmer Stix Rose Gold

• MBoss Embossing Powder Gold

• VersaFine Clair Chianti

• On Point Glue

• Tear It! Tape

• VersaMark Ink

Other Products Used:

• The Greetery

  • Pretty Postmark Stamp Set
  • Sentiment Suites – Love Stamp Set
  • Knit Whits Stencil Set
  • Autumn Sketches Stamp Set

• Concord and 9th Lace Leaf Stamp and Die Set

• Strathmore 500 Series Hot Pressed Watercolor Paper

• Neenah Classic Crest 110 lb White Card Stock

• Fun Stampers Journey Oatmeal Card Stock

• May Arts Natural Jute String

 

Make a Beautiful Pink Embossed Card

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By Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

– Stamp with Radiant Neon ink and partially cover with Mboss embossing powder to make a flourish background on a denim color paper. Add layers with the same design, stamped with VersaFine CLAIR inks on white card stock.

 

Skill: Beginner

Time: 1 Hour

 

Directions:

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Step 1

On a 4.5×6 inch piece of the denim color paper stamp the poppy pattern with the Radiant Neon ink. Ink the stamp well and press it firmly on the paper holding it for a few seconds on the paper pressed.

 

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Step 2

Sprinkle Mboss Metallic Berry embossing powder (don’t fully cover the pattern), remove the excess and heat set.

 

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Step 3

On a 3×4 ¼ inch piece of white card stock, stamp with the VersaFine CLAIR Purple delight positioning the design to the middle left on the paper. Stamp with VersaFine Charming Pink on a second piece of paper and cut along the poppy flower.

 

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Step 4

Stamp a wish sentiment with VersaFine Nocturne and tear the paper on all sides.

 

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Step 5

Set the stamped card stocks on a card base with Tear It! Tape and add a layer of it vertically on the left side to set the white satin ribbon. Repeat horizontally for the pink one.

 

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Step 6

Add foam tape to the back of the flower and set it on the card.

 

 

Art Supplies:

Imagine

VersaFine CLAIR – Charming Pink, Purple Delight, Nocturne

Radiant Neon – Electric Coral

Mboss – Metallic Berry

Tear It! Tape

 

Other

Card stock – white and denim color

Card base

Foam tape

Penny Black – Poppy pattern stamp

White and pink ribbons

Heat tool

 

 

Make a Beautiful Heart-Shaped Plywood Ornament

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By Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

Make a distressed heart-shaped plywood ornament with Walnut Inks. Color with Memento inks for a smooth result and decorate with stamps and StazOn inks for a sharp and bleedless design.

 

Skill: Beginner

Time: 1 Hour

 

Directions:

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Step 1

Paint the plywood shape with All-Purpose White ink color. Let it dry well.

 

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Step 2

Sprinkle drops of the Walnut Ink Eucalyptus, add very few Walnut Ink Crystals and spray with water to dilute further. Dry well.

 

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Step 3

Use a Sponge Dauber to smoothly add color with Memento Rich Cocoa and Pear Tart ink pads.

 

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Step 4

Stamp the foliage first with the Memento Bamboo leaves and then stamp on top, slightly offsetting to the first design, with StazOn Olive Green.

 

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Step 5

Stamp butterflies with StazOn Fuchsia pink and Royal Purple ink pads.

 

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Step 6

Add a sentiment with StazOn Jet Black.

 

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Step 7

Cut 12″ long pieces of the cotton ribbon and spay with the Walnut Inks Eucalyptus, Lilac and Cherry Blossom. Let them dry.

 

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Step 7

Tie the cotton ribbons on the heart shape.

 

Art Supplies:

Imagine

All-Purpose Ink – White

Walnut Ink – Eucalyptus, Lilac, Cherry Blossom

Memento – Pear Tart, Rich cocoa, Bamboo Leaves

StazOn – Olive Green, Fuchsia Pink, Royal Purple, Jet Black

Sponge Daubers

 

Other

Plywood Heart Shape

Kaisercraft – Tigerlily Stamps

½” Cotton Ribbon

 

 

Make a Happy Birthday Sunburst Card Using VersaFine Clair

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By Katy Ingram

– Hello my friends! Katy here and today. In this video, I am going to show you how easy it is to create this super simple Happy Birthday sunburst card with a stencil and a few VersaFine Clair inks. I hope you enjoy. Thanks for watching.

Skill: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Time: about 15 minutes

Art Supplies:

Imagine

• VersaFine Clair Inks: Paradise, Warm Breeze, Monarch, Charming Pink

• Emboss Embossing Powder: Silver

• VersaMark Dazzle: Frost

• Sheer Shimmer Stix: Sparkle• On Point Glue

Other Products Used:

• Heavyweight White Cardstock
• 48 Lb Vellum
• Waffle Flower Happy Birthday Stamp and Die Set
• Heavyweight Black Cardstock

 

How to Create a Fun and Colorful Birthday Card

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By Jowilna Nolte 

When I think of all my favorite inks I think of how well they can work together. There’s no better way to create interest than combining different types of inks together for some stunning effects and making easy striking cards.

For this card I simply used a single ink splat stamp and combined it with my favorite inks for a stunning end result.

Skill Level: Beginner

Time: 20 minutes

Directions:

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Step 1

Combine VersaFine Clair and Memento Luxe inks in the same color to stamp layers. For my first color I combined the yellow inks – first stamping Golden Meadow VersaFine Clair and then on top I stamped Dandelion Memento Luxe.

All my stamping was done in a bit of a diagonal line.

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Step 2

Repeat the process using Verdant VersaFine Clair and Pistachio Memento Luxe.

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Step 3

Repeat the stamping using Warm Breeze VersaFine Clair and Teal Zeal Memento Luxe.

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Step 4

Lastly combine the red by first stamping Glamorous VersaFine Clair and then finish off with Love Letter Memento Luxe ink.

Step 5

Trim your stamped panel to fit into a folded card base. Cut a vinyl holographic sentiment and adhere to your card. I off-set mine with a white die-cut piece for a shadow effect and dimension. Finish off with some diamante.

Art Supplies

Imagine

VersaFine Clair Full-size Inkpad Warm Breeze
VersaFine Clair Full-size Inkpad Golden Meadow
VersaFine Clair Full-size Inkpad Verdant
VersaFine Clair Full-size Inkpad Glamorous
VersaFine Clair Nocturne
Memento Luxe full-size inkpad Pistachio
Memento Luxe full-size inkpad Dandelion
Memento Luxe full-size inkpad Teal Zeal
Memento Luxe full-size inkpad Love Letter
Tear it! Tape
On Point glue

Other

White cardstock
Diamante
Die-cut: Cricut Maker
Holographic vinyl: Cricut