White Hemp Card using Lavinia Stamps in Pink

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Posted on 9th July 2018 by Karen Telfer
Filed under Card Making Ideas, All Papercraft Tutorials

Hi all,

It’s Karen again and I Iove pink. I matched this card up with one of Papermilldirects lovely pink envelopes too. This is a fun card and I hope you enjoy it 😊

Materials used:

Firstly, I took a piece of A4 White Hemp cardstock. This is absolutely my favourite card of all time! I cut in half and then scored and folded it to make an A6 sized card.

Using a square die, I cut three pieces of white card stock and, then using the slightly larger sized square die I cut three squares in black card.

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I then blended a little ‘worn lipstick’ distress ink onto each of the white squares. I blended from the outside edge in, leaving a little white space in the centre which will help the flowers to stand out and create a ‘glow’. I used a piece of clean scrap paper to cover the other side of the card so that I didn’t get any many finger marks on it.

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I repeated the blending process with ‘picked raspberry’ distress ink and then ‘fired brick’. By using the three colours I can achieve a lovely depth to the colour which cannot be achieved with only one colour.

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I then stamped the flower images using black versafine ink. This is my favourite ink for stamping and achieving crisp clear images.

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Using glue, I stuck the white stamped squares to the black sqares and then glued two of the squares to the card front. I adhered the third square with 3D mounting tape to give dimension to the card.

Finally I used a medium sized black pen to draw a line around the edge of the card. It was intentional not to have it completely straight and the texture in the hemp cardstock helped with this. I decided not to add a sentiment as sometimes it is helpful to have a blank card to use for any occasion.

Kt Lc7

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