Saturday, August 17, 2013

August Technique - Masking Tape Background

This past Monday was our Stamping Technique Class, the technique was:
Masking Tape Background
what a fun technique this was!  The cards just about fell into place and I was so happy with the results, I hope that you will be too!
1. Use masking tape to transfer ink for a unique background. Tear off a strip of masking tape. Ink up your strip with ink.
2. Place tape over white cardstock. Remove tape and repeat depending how many strips you want.
3. Let Dry. Use your background for your project.
First Card - Thinking of You
Stamp Sets:  Just Believe, Pursuit of Happiness (inside) 

Ink:  Pear Pizazz, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Soft Sky 

Paper:  Pear Pizazz 8 ½ x 5 ½
            Whisper White 2 ½ x 4 ¾
            Early Espresso 2 ¾ x 5
            Calypso Coral 

Accessories:  Ribbon 16”, 2 Glue Dots for Ribbon, Chalk Talk Die (inside), Masking Tape
Second Card - Get Well Soon

Stamp Sets:  Gorgerous Grunge, Hello Lovely, Tag It 

Ink:  Basic Grey, Old Olive, Coastal Cabana, Summer Starfruit, Bermuda Bay 

Paper:  Smokey Slate 5 ½ x 8 ½
Coastal Cabana 5 ¼ x 4 ¼
Afternoon Picnic DS paper 5 x 4
Bermuda Bay 2 ¼ x 3 ¾
Whisper White 2 x 3 ½ 

Accessories:  Dimensions, Pool Party Twine, Masking Tape

HINT:  Don’t leave tape onto long, it still sticks and will stay on paper.  Let Dry.
Card Three - Fancy Fold Using Stampin' Up! NEW Thinlits

You've seen these fancy fold cards before, it was alot of measuring and cutting and also hoping that it turned out right.  Well those days are gone!!  Stampin' Up! has just come out with a new die for the Big Shot. 
These new card dies come with extra die pieces that have versatile designs, so you can use them on other projects, not just flip cards. (The Circle Card Thinlits Die comes with 10 total pieces; the Label Card Thinlits Die comes with nine total pieces.)  Below are the SU Order number and suggested Stamp sets.

Label Card Thinlits Die (item 133479):
  • Happy Day Stamp Set (item 130294 W item 130297 C)
Circle Card Thinlits Die (item 133480):
  • Worth the Wait Stamp (item 131094 W)
  • Five-Way Flower Stamp (item 131088 W)
Now back to our card!!

Fancy Fold – Label Card Thinlits Die – Wedding

Stamp Sets:  Label Love, Summer Silhouettes, One in a Million
Ink:  Smokey Slate, Pistachio Pudding, Strawberry Slush 

Paper:  Smokey Slate 4 1/ x 8 ½
            Pistachio Pudding 2 ¼ x 5 ¼
            Venetian Romance DS Paper 2 x 5 ¼ 

Accessories:  Label Card Thinlits Die, Dimensions, Label Punch
And there you have it!!  Three beautiful card and another fun and creative technique to make those cards oh so special. 
Stay tuned, tomorrow I will introduce to an exciting new idea, Card Class to Go!!
Don't have time to attend my classes, or you live too far away, join my new Card Class to Go, learn a
new stamping technique and make three beautiful cards that will have your friends and family saying, "Oh this is just lovely!"
As always, take care


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