Hey y’all. Today I am using VersaFine Clair inks in the colors Verdant and Pinecone, to see what kind of results I’ll get on a gel plate. Later I create a set of 5×7 cards using my take on a Spring color palette. I’ll do this by incorporating the color Charming Pink VersaFine Clair ink to several of the gel plate prints.
creating art for Imagine Crafts! Today I have a new tutorial for you. This is an OLD technique it is still fun, but messy! What do you need? A fabulous VersaColor Ink and some painter’s tape or any masking tape!
Skill Level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 1 hour
You will need a top-folding card base measuring 4 1/4 x 5 1/2“. You will also need another white panel measuring 3.75” x 5”. Grab your masking tape and a VersaColor ink. I used Cardinal. At this point you can put on some gloves if you want but I didn’t. I swiped the ink across a 5”piece of tap. I then laid the tape across the white card stock panel, put a piece of copy paper over it and pressed. I repeated this stripe 4 times. I like the texture of the stripe.
Next I smushed some of the Cardinal ink on my glass mat, added water and with a paint brush I splattered the panel. I did the same with some gold water color paint. Finally, I spritzed the Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray in Sparkle all over the panel. Can you see the shimmer? It is pretty!
Next, I cut the panel with a die and added a piece of red stock to the back. The red card stock is 1/4’’ larger than the striped panel. Adhere with some On Point liquid glue.
Now cut a hole from the panel and the red card stock you used for the frame.
Cut a panel of white card stock slightly smaller than your main panel. Add liquid glue to the back of the red circle. Use your main panel as a guide, place over the white panel and press your circle into place.
Cut a slightly larger circle from acetate or old packing and glue to the back of the main panel. Add foam tape all around and add flat embellishments to the center. I used gold confetti from Kat Scrappiness.
Die-cut a few of the medium sized snowflakes from the Kat Scrappiness Snowflake Trio and glue together. Then I used the Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray and spritzed the snowflake. I also splattered it with gold water color paint. It was still a bit too white so I pressed the snowflake into my Delicata Golden Glitz ink pad.
Cut a circle frame using the die you used for the front panel and a slightly smaller one. Glue this inside the cut out on top of the acetate. Adhere the snowflake on top of the acetate and allow to dry. Add a sentiment, I used the Christmas Stack Sentiment from LDRS Creative with the Sentiment Stack Shadow. I glued these together and then popped it up with foam tape. I also added a few of the gold confetti around the outside of the card and some dots to the frame with a gold gel pen. I added foam tape to the back of the panel and adhered to an A2 top-folding, white card base.
I hope you enjoy this card and the tutorial. Thanks for stopping by.
Hello Friends! Katy here with another quick project for you. Today’s card works up super quick, but has several techniques used to create it. I have a video for you below, but a quick recap: I used the Sheer Shimmer Spray in Sparkle on a piece of watercolor paper to start and then once that was dry I blended some Angel Pink Memento Ink and then stamped the center sentiment in Gray Flannel Memento Ink. Lastly, I stamped a floral image in each corner with Sweet Plum Memento Ink. I hope you enjoy the video, thanks so much for watching.