Hi again Downland Crafters,
Michelf here for another walk through of my latest card. This time I am going to try something new and attempt to keep it short. (lol, I know – it probably won’t happen).
I started with stamping the girl in ‘Communion Standing’ and coloring her with copics. The specific colors were C2, colorless blender 0 (my C1 is dry) for her dress, shoes, tights. E000, E50, E02 (oops too pink), so I toned that down with E01 for her face, neck and arms with some R20 for rosy cheeks. Her hair was E53, E34 and E39 (I think). I put a light solid line around her using BG10 to help her stand out a little from the paper.
I took my Quickie glue pen and put glue on her tiara, rosary beads, the hem of her dress and the bow on her shoes and dipped the image into some white prisma glitter. Then I used a dry unused paint brush to brush off any excess glitter hanging around.
Then I stacked my stackable rectangles on some washi tape to make a single solid stacked die piece. I die cut those rectangles each from a piece of white glitter and gold foil cardstock. That cut 8 thin rectangles from each colour. I used the smallest rectangle to cut the cardstock with the pretty girl so that I could inlay each rectangle from the outside in alternating between the glitter and gold to add interest to the background. I set all of this up using washi tape again as the rectangles want to bend and I was trying to make sure they were all flush against each other.
I went to my favourite stamp set ‘As Gaeilge Greetings’ and stamped the Comhghairdeas (Congratulations) sentiment on some vellum and tucked that trimmed down strip behind the rectangles.
Then I glued the whole front onto a 4.25 x 5.5″ top folding card base made from Neenah Classic Crest 216gsm (110lb) cardstock.
Hop on over to downlandcrafts.ie and shop the DC brand stamps. You can use DTEMICHELLE10 to get 10% off during checkout. Be sure to tag us as we would love to see what you create.
Have fun creating,
Michelle (aka Michelf).