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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Cards (My last post as Guest Designer)

Hello everyone! Isha here sharing my 4th post as guest designer for January. Today, I have 2 cards for you using the wonderful products from eclectic Paperie. I made these cards, which have similar layout, yet are different in many ways

For my first card:

I started with sponging the chunky chevron stencil to give a soft and gradient effect. I then inked and stamped a text stamp randomly, while the stencil was still on my paper. I then stamped the poppy stamp onto a watercolor paper. Colored in a bit, keeping the colors soft and attached it to the card using some tissue paper and thread. To finish, I just added a bit of sparkle using the Tsukineko Shimmer Spritz to the flower.

For my 2nd. card, I kept almost the same layout. I used the mini burst stencil. I applied some white embossing paste to which, I added a bit of StazOn re-inker. Now this re-inker won't mix in fully and thus giving a beautiful shaded effect. Once this was dry, I cut some flowers using the pattern papers, inked the edges before assembling it. I diecut some leaves out of vellum. Finished the card with a sentiment banner and some thread.

I really enjoyed my month here at Eclectic Paperie! Happy crafting :)


Card: 1
Cardstock: White, (Tim Holtz) watercolor paper; Stamp: Crafty Individuals (Pretty Poppy), Hero Arts (Happy Definition), Simon Says Stamp ( Sentiment); Stencil: TCW (Chunky Chevrons); Inks: Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko (Memento: Black, Love Letter, Peanut Brittle, Nautical Blue, Olive Green; StazOn black, Shimmer Spritz; Tissue paper

Card: 2
Cardstock: White; Pattern Paper: Simple Stories (Say Cheese, I Heart Summer); Stencil: TCW (Mini Burst); Stamp: (Tilted Banner Sayings); Die: Paper Smooches (Big Bloom Dies), , WPlus9(Folk Art);  Ink: Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko (Onyx Black, Teal Zeal,  StazOn-Gold re-inker); Vellum


lilscrappers said...

They are both beautifully executed cards. I may have to CASE them :) Thanks for the inspiration.

Colleen said...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful designs. I love the two card you created and will try that stamping through the stencil. It's so funny how we never think of the obvious, but you did.

Julie S said...

Gorgeous! I really like the soft look of the stenciled background with the detail of the stamps you used. Best of luck in the future!

Micki said...

Beautiful. Absolutely love the gradient effect and of course all that white space. Really makes the stencils and color pop. Gorgeous.

Emily Leiphart said...

Beautiful! Love the stamping with the stenciling and the layers are so pretty!

Andiepants said...

The techniques on your cards are phenomenal!

toni said...

Lovely cards Isha! Love the stencilling with the layers on top x

JulesinParadise said...

LOVE your style...those cards are pure joy.

mamablitger said...

Isha both your cards are fabolous. Love them both. You made an awesome job. Love the effect when you use vellum.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Hugs from SPAIN

Dolly LaBelle said...

Thank you Isha for your all your inspiration this month. Today's cards are wonderful too. I really do need to try some stencils on cards.

Tracy said...

Stunning cards Isha !!!
Big hugs

Sue Lelli said...

BOTH cards are so STRIKING! LOVE the gradient colors and the pops of red! THX for inspiring me!