Hello fellow card makers! I have a confession to make: I have an addiction. And it is a really bad one.
I am incredibly addicted to dies. I just can’t seem to create a card without them! And I also have a long-time addiction to inks. So today I am combining the two for a fun holiday card technique.
- White heat emboss the Impression Obsession Random Lines background stamp on a 3.5” x 5.5” white cardstock piece.
- Die cut the Impression Obsession Vintage Ornament die from the bottom of the panel. (If you don’t have an ornament die, a circle would work great.)
- From the ornament, die cut a Spellbinders star.
- Use Peacock Feathers Distress Ink and an Ink Blending Tool to ink the embossed panel.
- Use Pumice Stone Distress Ink and an Ink Blending Tool to ink the die cut ornament.
- Use Scattered Straw Distress Ink and an Ink Blending Tool to ink the die cut star.
- Adhere the inked pieces on a white card, puzzle-piecing them back together.
- Die cut the ornament topper from Ranger Foil Tape and add to the card.
- Use the Memory Box Corner Bow die to cut a bow from dark grey cardstock. Adhere to the card along with a thin strip for the string.
- Add thin yellow cardstock strips to each side of the assembled piece to create a faux mat.
- Stamp the greeting with Hero Arts Soft Granite Shadow Ink.
Isn’t it fun how the pieces fit back together like a puzzle, and the lines continue over all the pieces? This die and ink technique would work great with so many different products.
And since it is no fun being addicted to a crafty product all alone, I would love to give some away to a lucky reader! Just leave a comment by Friday, November 23rd at 5 pm MST for your chance to win the Impression Obsession Random Lines stamp and Vintage Ornament die. Good luck!
Jennifer McGuire, Paper Crafts Go-to Gal