Hi everyone, it’s Jessica here. Today I have a very simple technique that I’d like to share with you. It’s ombre stamping with a stamp positioning tool! It is super easy and fun, and the color combinations are endless! I’ve used this technique so many times before and it never gets old. Have you tried creating your own ombre ink pad looks before?
Stampin’ Up Jar of Love stamps and dies
Neenah Solar White cardstock
Pear Pizzazz and Lost Lagoon cardstock
Hi everyone, it’s Jessica here and welcome back to another card tutorial. Today’s card is the kind that I create the most: birthday cards! I chose a soft color palette for this set of cards, and the VersaMagic inks are perfect for the pastel colors. I also watercolored with my ZIG Clean Color Real Brush pens and shared a technique about using ribbons to embellish your projects. I hope you’ll enjoy today’s tutorial!
• Stampin’ Up – Letters for You, Number of Years, Cake Soiree, Garden Trellis
• Embossing Folder, Ribbon, Designer Series Paper
• Kuretake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens – No. 028, No. 220, No. 230, No. 071, No. 803, No. 083, No. 049, No. 042, No. 051, No. 041, No. 045
• Heat Tool
• Foam Sheet
• Cardstock – Neenah Solar White
Make oriental theme bookmarks by distressing paper with Walnut Inks, stamping and embossing with Gold Mboss Embossing Powder and adding a Ancient Dynasty Coins that holds a tassel.
Time: 1 Hour
Place a few Walnut Ink Crystals on a piece of natural color card stock and spray with some water. Dilute the crystals and dry well.
Cut 8×1.5″ pieces of the card stock.
Score 1″ from the top.
Stamp with the leaves stamp and the VersaMark ink pad, cover with Mboss Gold Embossing Powder and heat set.
Stamp with letters stamp and the VersaFine CLAIR ink pads.
Distress the edges of the paper with VersaColor Black ink.
Place an Ancient Dynasty Coin to the score, leaving the hole of the coin above it, and mark around the coin to the long side. Cut around the marked half circle and the scoring line (only to the part of the long side of the bookmark).
Cover with Creative MEDIUM clear to protect the paper.
Turn the bookmark backside and add Tear It! Tape on the short only part of it and glue on the long one.
Add the Ancient Dynasty Coin on the gap and tie a tassel.
• Ancient Dynasty Coins – Prosperity
• VersaFine CLAIR – Glamorous, Warm Breeze, Tulip Red
• VersaMark Ink Pad
• VersaColor Black
• Mboss – Gold
• Creative MEDIUM – Clear
• Walnut Ink Crystals
• Tear It! Tape
• Sponge Dauber
• Palette Knife
Card stock natural
Moking travel stamp – Forest Whispers
Kaisercraft stamp set – Lush
Summer means outdoor celebrations and color – and that means loads of fun right?
Make every celebration special by adding loads of fun and bright colors to birthday cards.
Take a look at this easy and fun way I use color and shimmer on this card.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Time: 30 minutes
On smooth white cardstock add some stenciled details. I used Creative Medium and mixed some Red Brilliance Inker into the medium before applying it through a stencil using my palette knife.
Leave the stenciling to dry.
Once the stenciled detail is dry, add some color using Memento and VersaMagic Dew Drop ink pads.
Apply the ink, once color at a time to a plastic packet and mist with water. Then stamp the color onto your background by flipping the packet over and pressing lightly.
Add more colors and then leave to dry.
Stamp your image using VersaFine Clair Nocturne onto smooth white cardstock.
Use your Memento Markers to add color to your stamped image. I used colors to match my background.
After coloring the image, add a layer of embossing in Sparkle Mboss powder. Ink the image with VersaMark and sprinkle with powder.
Shake off the excess and then use a heat gun to melt the powder. This gives the image a bright and fun shimmering finish.
Use your Tear-It! tape to adhere the background strip to your folded card. Stamp a birthday sentiment below the strip using VersaFine Clair Nocturne.
Adhere the embossed image using foam tape for some dimension and finish off by adhering diamante using On Point Glue.
Tear It! Tape
On Point Glue
VersaFine Clair Nocturne
VersaMark Ink Pad
Mboss Embossing Powder – Sparkle
VersaMagic Turquoise Gem Dew Drop
Memento Rose Bud Dew Drop
Memento Tangelo Dew Drop
Memento Markers Assorted Colors
Smooth White Cardstock: Technic
Stamps: Art by Marlene, Joy Clair
Stencil: Jowilna Nolte
Hi everyone, it’s Jessica here. Have you gotten your vaccine yet? I recently got my second dose to become fully vaccinated and I made a thank you card to go with it. I love heat embossing because it’s so quick and simple, but always provides such a big wow factor. And I added a twist this time by creating the ombre effect! Let me know if you have ever tried heat embossing with different colors.
- Honey Bee Stamps Bless Your Heart
- Heat Gun
- Neenah Solar White cardstock
- Antistatic powder tool
Hey there friends and fellow crafters. As we are entering the calendar Patriotic Season here in the US, this card was screaming at me to be made. I have so much fun creating these videos, and this one has a lot of meaning.
• Versafine Clair Ink Pad – Nocturne
• Tsukineko Full-Size VersaMark Clear Embossing Ink Pad
• Fireworks! Craft Spray – Lady Bug
• Fireworks! Craft Spray – Danube Blue
• VersaFine Clair, Nocturne, Paradise
• Craft Mat
• Tear It! Tape
Other Products Used:
• CARD STOCK 8.5 X 11- White- Heavy Weight – Gina K Designs
• New Original MISTI Laser Etched Stamping Tool– Kat Scrappiness, Inc
• Tonic Studios, Tim Holtz – 8.5 Inch Comfort Trimmer
• Cling Mount Stamp: My Hero Honors MC0344FCL
• Gina K Designs White Foam Tape – 3/8”X12ft – Kat Scrappiness, Inc