Saturday, April 14, 2018

A Mother's Love

Hi Friends!

Today I am sharing a quick card designed with the new Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps A Mother’s Love Clear Stamp Set from the SNSS April Release and the previously released stamp set, Grunge Elements 2.

A Mother’s Love is such a wonderful set with several silhouette images and sentiments about motherhood- perfect for Mother’s Day as well as for new Moms or just encouragement cards!

For the background, I used a “smooshing” technique that I love to use so I am linking to the AAA Cards #112 “A Favourite Technique” Challenge and am also participating with the CAS on Friday #130 “Mother’s Day” Challenge.

If you have not had a chance to visit the above challenge sites or the SNSS Blog/FB Page yet, I encourage you to do so- fabulous inspiration from all!

To create this card:

1). Pat your ink pad onto a silicone crafting mat (I used Distress Ink), lightly spritz with water, press white cardstock into the ink, lift the panel and re-position in the ink.  Continue to press and lift until you are satisfied with the background.  Dry with a heat tool.

2). De-static the panel with an embossing powder tool, ink the image and sentiment from A Mother’s Love with archival black ink, stamp onto the panel, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool.

3). Ink the hearts from Grunge Elements 2 with distress ink and stamp onto the panel. Wipe off any excess ink from the images with a paper towel.

4). Die cut the panel with a stitched rectangle die, mount onto black cardstock and adhere to a white card base.

5). Finish off the card with a few sequins.

Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black, Tim Holtz® Distress Ink- Candied Apple, Abandoned Coral

Paper: Whisper White.  Basic Black (Stampin’ Up!)

Accessories: Big Shot™, MFT Stitched Rectangle STAX Set #1, Embossing Buddy®, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Sequins

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by! I hope all of you have a great week/week and visit again soon- hugs, sweet friends!


Jane said...

Great smooshing and I love that silhouette image, so endearing! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Melissa L. said...

Lovely, sweet and cheerful, Julie. Thanks for playing along with the favorite technique challenge at AAA Cards.

Cheryl said...

Such a pretty background with that silhouette! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards challenges.

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