Thursday, July 25, 2013

July Technique Class - Chalkboard

Chalkboard Technique

Combine a mixture of graphic and text stamp images. Use the embossing buddy to avoid stray embossing powder.  Stamp images wih Versamark Ink, emboss with white embossing powder, heat.  Sponge white craft ink on in random places to create an erased board look.
Here are the cards that we created!
1st Card – Chalkboard & Fancy Fold Card
Stamps:  Chalk Talk
Cardstock:  Baked Brown Sugar 4 ½ x 11, Scored at 5 ½.  Cut ½” mark on each side to create
   the chalkboard legs. Basic Black 3 ¾ x 3 1/8”,  Real Red 4 x 3 3/8”, Real Red & Pacific Point Buttons.

Accessories:  Woodgrain Embossing Folder,  White Embossing Powder, Sponges, Real Red Candy
  Dots, Buttons Embossits. 

2nd Card –Chalkboard - Special Someone Card

Stamps:  Chalk Talk
Cardstock:      Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, DS Paper
Accessories:  Coastal Cabana Pleated Stretch Ribbon, Button, Pansy Punch 

3rd Card – Sweet Friend Basic Card


Stamp Sets:  Mosaic Madness, Really Good Greetings
Cardstock:  Strawberry Slush 4 ¼ x 5 ½”, Coastal Combana 2 x 5”, DS Paper 1 7/8 x 3 3/8”
Accessories:  Mosaic Embossing Folder & Punch, Brights Candy Dots, Dimensions

Hint:  Punch 2 Mosaic pieces and cut in ¾ to overlap and then create the greeting layer.
Coming in August will be creating a beautiful background for our cards using Painters Tape!  The technique is called Painters Tape Background, you are not going to want to miss it!!
Watch for a new twist to card kits coming soon, its called the Stamp of the Month, which will include the stamp set and the cards that we make for class!
As always, take care.

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