Saturday, November 5, 2016

Faith Quote Blocks- Great Hearts by Great Troubles

Hi Friends! 

We are continuing to celebrate the 9th Birthday at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps and I hope you are able to stop by the Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps blog for additional inspiration and the SNSS Facebook page to check out the daily and weekly specials in honor of the celebration! 

Today I am sharing another card with the new November Release set, Faith Quote Blocks Clear Stamp Set (designed by NinaB Designs)  along with the previously released SNSS Decorative Frames Clear Stamp Set on the SNSS Blog and wanted to share it with you as well.

Since my card uses more than two mediums, I consider it a Clean and Simple (CAS) or Clean and Layered (CAL) Mixed Media card and trust me, it was fairly simple to create. 

Also, one of my very favorite online challenge sites, Pals Paper Arts decided to close their challenge site (I am truly going to miss the inspiration from these talented designers), so I searched online for a few new challenges and decided to incorporate this week's Match The Sketch#149 Challenge  :-)).

I loved this sketch as well as their wonderful Design Team and gallery of entries and hope to play along again soon!

To create this card:

Emboss a piece of white cardstock with a heart patterned embossing folder, trim and mount onto a piece of black cardstock.

Mount the small scrap of black cardstock (per the sketch) onto the card base and add the strip of 5/8” black satin ribbon along with the 3/8” black and white gingham ribbon (wrapping the ribbon ends behind the panel).

Add the layered decorative kraft patterned paper panel onto the card front and mount the entire card front onto the white card base.

Stamp the SNSS Decorative Frames Clear Stamp image with Versamark™ ink onto a piece of black cardstock (don’t forget to de-static with an Embossing Buddy® first), apply white embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool.

Once the embossing powder has cooled, position the SNSS Faith Quote Blocks image into the center of the frame, stamp with Versamark™ ink, apply heat emboss with white embossing powder, once cooled fussy-cut the image and apply white craft ink to mimic chalk dust (I used my finger).

Create the rolled flowers from rust cardstock (I already had these in my stash ready to go) and add to the card front along with the leaves.

Use a clear glitter pen to add shimmer to the roses to finish off the card.

Ink/Mediums: Versamark™,  Whisper White Pigment Ink, Clear Glitter Pen

Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Garden Green; retired Love Blossoms DSP

Accessories/Tools:  Big Shot™, Happy Hearts Textured Impression™ Embossing Folder, retired MFT Royal Roses Dies, Martha Stewart™  Leaf Punch, 5/8” Black Satin Ribbon, 3/8” Black and White Gingham Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy®, Heat Tool

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by and don't forget to check out the SNSS FB page during the week for daily specials- hugs and have a blessed weekend, sweet friends!


sabine mayer said...


eine sehr schöne Karte hast Du bei Match the Sketch eingereicht-
vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen und viel Glück :-)
Liebe Grüße aus Sabines-Kreativecke

Fanny said...

Huhu! Schön sieht deine Karte aus, hast dir richtig Mühe gegeben, gefällt mir! Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei Match the Sketch und viel Glück bei der Challenge! Liebe Grüße, Fanny

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