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Filly Sketch by Jennifer Dove

Filly Sketch by Jennifer DoveSupplies

From Stampendous:
W116 Filly Sketch
DP100 Detailed White Opaque embossing powder
FREG32 Aged Aqua enamel
FRC06 Ochre Fragments
FREG027 Shabby white enamel

Plus:
Derwent Beech 61 watercolor pencil
Heat Tool

Instructions:

  1. Emboss on Kraft cardstock with Detailed White Opaque DP100 and heat set. 
  2. Color using a watercolor pencil and a wet paint brush blend the watercolor pencil into the kraft paper.
  3. Sprinkle aged aqua embossing powder.
  4. Sprinkle ochre fragments and shabby white onto cardstock and heat from beneath. 
  5. Pop up layer image onto blue cardstock and wrap with distressed ribbon. 
  6. Pop up onto layered pattern paper and then onto layered card base as shown.

 

House-Mouse® Fall Flight by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

HMP01 House-Mousee® Fall Flight
SSC1176 Tree and Leaves
FREG024 Aged Embossing Enamel
MG02 Gold Micro Glitter

Plus:

Black Archival Ink by Ranger
White & Brown Cardstock
Patterned Paper
Raffia
Watercolor Pencils & Waterbrush
Orange & Brown Ink
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1.     Stamp image using black ink on white cardstock. Color with watercolor pencils. Cut in rectangle and cut out edges of image.
2.     Mount image on white cardstock sponged with orange dye ink. 
3.     Cut pattern paper in background. Stamp leaves across the surface using black ink. Color with watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
4.     Sponge edges of the pattern paper with brown dye ink.
5.     Highlight edges of leaves with glue pen. Sprinkle with gold micro glitter.
6.     Tie raffia around the background. Pop dot mounted image and attach to card.This lovely autumn card by Suzanne Czosek features the Fall Flight image from House-Mouse Designs and Stampendous.

Jumbo Leaves by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies: CRS5052_V284_EJK02_FX71_R_JS_800

From Stampendous:

CRS5052 Jumbo Leaves
V284 Kind Friendship
EJK02 Green Encrusted Jewel Kit
FX71 Sticky Panels Double-Sided Permanent Adhesive Sheets

Plus:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Copic Markers
Cream & Kraft Cardstock
Rustic Core Paper by Core’dinations
Foam Adhesive
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Stamp Jumbo Cling Leaves on white cardstock and color.
2. Cut out leaves and set aside.
3. Stamp Kind Friendship onto cream cardstock slightly above middle of paper, leaving a little over an inch of space across the bottom.
4. Place a 1-inch strip of Sticky Panel Double-Sided Permanent Adhesive Sheet across the bottom.
5. Peel adhesive off top.
6. Spread Mahogany Tinsel Embossing Powder from Encrusted Jewel Green Kit across the bottom. Burnish in with finger before tapping off excess.
7. Sprinkle Green Glass Glitter from Encrusted Jewel Green Kit over remaining exposed adhesive strip.
8. Emboss with heat tool from the back side of the cardstock.
9. Assemble cream cardstock onto Rustic texture paper and onto kraft card base. Add colored leaves with glue and adhesive dots.

Kind Friendship by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

V284 Kind Friendship
R175 Leaf Background
FREG042 Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad

Plus:

Black Archival Ink by Ranger
Yellow, Orange, & Brown Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels
White & Black Cardstock
Watercolor Pencils & Waterbrush
Black Twine
Heat Tool
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1.     Glimmer mist white cardstock using yellow, orange and brown glimmer mist.
2.     Stamp leaf using Versamark on dried misted background. Repeat until covered. Heat emboss using Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel.
3.     Stamp sentiment on misted background.
4.     Color leaves with watercolor pencils and water brush.
5.     Versamark entire leaf background and heat emboss using clear embossing powder.
6.     Assemble card and attach black twine.

Leaf Background by Rhea Weigand

Supplies: R175_RW_800

From Stampendous:

R175 Leaf Background

Plus:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko
Ivory, Red, Gold & Green Cardstock
Copic Markers – YR23, YR24, YR27, E07, YG93, YG97, E42, E43, E44
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1.     Stamp R175 Leaf Background with Memento Ink.  Use copic friendly paper.
2.     Color leaves with Copic Markers.
a.     YR23, YR24, YR27, E07, YG93, YG95 AND YG97
3.     Color background with Copic Markers.
a.     E42, E43, and E44
4.     Trim dark green cardstock 5 ½” x 8 ½”.  Fold in half to create card base.
5.     Trim image to printed edge.  Trim red, gold and ivory card stock to build a mat for the image.  Attach with foam pop up squares.  Attach to card base.
6.     Stamp words on ivory cardstock and mat with red panel.
7.     Adhere to card front.