Friday bonus card from Simply Cards & Papercraft 130
Here’s a bonus project by designer, Kim Dellow, from our feature on creating the on-trend chalkboard look with your stamps!
We love Kim Dellow’s tips and tricks in issue 130 of Simply Cards & Papercraft for creating a fun chalkboard style using your stamps. Although Kim features this look on festive cards, the technique can be applied to all of your projects!
white 13cm-square card blank
Hot Off The Press Naughty & Nice clear stamp set
red & black cardstock
white embossing powder
Wedding Dress Memento LUXE inkpad
Vermillion & Colbalt Ranger Archival ink
3D foam pads
manual die-cutting machine
Spellbinders Nestabilties Circles dies
1 Stamp and emboss the sentiment and swirl stamp using white embossing powder on black cardstock and die-cut a circle from it.
2 Press a clean cloth into the white inkpad and wipe it over the top of the embossed images to create the chalkboard effect.
3 Matt and layer the card front with red cardstock and patterned paper. Add a piece of string to the left-hand corner and adhere the die-cut circle to the card front.
4 Stamp the baubles, cut them out and attach them to the string. Finish with three coloured snowflakes stamped onto die-cut circles.
Be sure to check out the full feature and grab your copy of this inspirational issue with techniques galore, your chance to win a Cuttlebug die-cutting machine and have fun with this bumper FREE gift: 2 superstar stencils, one beautiful large flourish star stamp and a co-ordinating stamp set!
With these trendy stars you’ll be creating for every occasions for every recipient! Get your you copy today by clicking here!