July 24, 2017

Word Dies & Masked Background


I'm sharing a card I made this weekend for Neat & Tangled Challenge - Masking. I have a few new stamps that I won and I finally got around to creating with them and today's card features one of those sets: N&T's Calathea.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Neat & Tangled
The challenge is masking so I decided to do some masking with a sentiment die that I've had forever but only used the first time for this card! I cut the Thank You die many times from Simon Says Stamp Masking paper and then added them to a panel of watercolor cardstock.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Neat & Tangled

I created the background in two main steps, after adding the masking thank yous I used Lindy's Stamp Gang Flat Fabio Ink spray's: Tears on My Pillow Tangerine.  While that was drying I stamped 4 leafs from the Calathea set. Then I fussy cut out each of the leafs for later.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Neat & Tangled
For the second background step I stamped the leafs many times over the masked thank you's I used many different inks for the multi stamped leafs. I inked each row several times, using my MISTI to make sure they stamped in the same place.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Neat & Tangled

I removed the thank you masks and wrapped some black twine around the panel. Then I added 3 of the 4 leafs directly to the card, the 4th was added with foam tape. Over the weekend I played around with some Nuvo Crystal Drops, they were dry when I was making this card so I added a few of the best one's I made. To finish off the card I just added the panel to a card base.

Thanks for stopping by!!


Stamps: Neat & Tangled - Calathea
Ink: Papertrey Ink - Ripe Avocado, Pine Feather, Simply Chartreuse, Spring Moss, New Leaf. Hero Arts - Forever Green, Field Greens, Green Hills.
Lindy's Stamp Gang - Tears on My Pillow Tangerine Ink Spray
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Pale Gold
Die: Heidi Swapp - Thank You
Masking Paper: Simon Says Stamp

1 comment:

  1. Wow Dana, this is such a cool design!! Love the technique you used to create that background, I've never tried anything like that before. Its so eye-catching, especially with the background stamping and colouring around it. So glad you shared this with us at Little Tangles!