I thank the Lord Jesus Christ for the talent He has bestowed on all of us!
I have been artistic all of my life and love experimenting with different mediums and techniques. This blog is my creative outlet to share my passion for cardmaking and papercrafting!
I hope you have a chance to visit us at
the Artistic Outpost blog as well as the other challenge galleries – wonderful inspiration
To create this card:
De-static a piece of Basic
Black cardstock with the Embossing Buddy®, stamp the sentiment from The Golf Club with Versamark™ ink onto the prepared cardstock, heat emboss with Stampin’
Emboss® White Embossing Powder and once the embossing powder has cooled, trim and
For the background
panel, add Ranger® Tim Holtz® Distress Stains (Mowed Lawn, Squeezed Lemonade) to
a craft mat, lay a piece of watercolor paper face down into the ink, lift from
the mat and spritz with water.
Lightly dry the panel
with the Heat Tool, stamp the various Grunge Elements images with Stāz-On® Jet
Black Ink and apply Ranger® Tim Holtz® Tea Dye Distress Ink to “age” the paper.
Close-Up of Grunge Elements Background
Use a 1 ¼” Square Punch to punch out the
entire background and mount onto 1 ⅜” squares of Basic Black cardstock.
Adhere the layered
background squares onto the Whisper White card base and add the stamped advertising
images from The Golf Club.
Apply Ranger® Tim
Holtz® Distress Crazing Medium over the entire panel and set aside to dry (you
can speed up the drying process carefully with the Heat Tool but I have found
that the medium crazes better when allowed to air dry).
Ink the woman golfer image
from The Golf Club with Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink, stamp onto Whisper White cardstock and apply
Ranger® Tim Holtz® Tea Dye Distress Ink over the image (again, to “age” the
To finish off the card,
fussy-cut out the golfer and use dimenstional foam to adhere her to the card front along with the heat